Ice Skating in the Square

2020 Ice Skating
Hours of Operation  
Friday 5:00-8:00 PM
Saturday 2:00-6:00 PM
Sunday 2:00-6:00 PM
  • Rates: $5.00 for 45 minutes of skate time
  • Skate times will begin at the top of the hour. 
  • Rink capacity is currently 17 people due to current restrictions. 
  • Masks are required for anyone over the age of 5. 
  • Be sure to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your desired skate time
  • Waivers are required for all skaters. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent/guardian.
  • Waivers are available at the rink. Alternatively, they can be printed and completed in advance.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  • Will the ice melt? No, it's synthetic. No heat waves will ruin our fun! 
  • Is it really like ice skating?  According to the manufacturer, skating on the synthetic ice is about 95% the speed of real ice.
  • Do I need to wear socks? Yes, socks are required to use our skates.  Tall socks are recommended. 
  • Do I need my own skates? No. We have skates from youth size 13 to Men's size 14. For sizes smaller than 13 youth, we have adjustable double-bladed skates that strap on the kid's normal shoe.  Of course, you're welcome to bring your own skates if you have them.
  • Do you charge to rent the skates? Skate rentals are included in the price.
  • Are there age restrictions? No one under the age of 3 is allowed on the ice. 
  • How many people can skate at once? The rink holds 20 people at at time.
  • Can I join a skate already in session? Yes, if the rink is not at capacity.  The price will remain $5, regardless of the time remaining. 
  • Do I have to wear a helmet? Helmets aren't required, but are recommended, especially for younger skaters.  We have helmets available upon request, free of charge.
  • Do you have storage for our valuables while we skate? No. It's recommended not to leave any valuables unattended. We are not responsible for any lost/stolen items.
  • Do you rent the rink for private parties? Yes, that can be arranged!  Give us a call at Dobson Town Hall 336-356-8962 to discuss in more detail. 
  • Can I reserve a skate time? An online ticketing system is coming soon!