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Get your skates on and discover the fun of ice skating at Northern Ireland’s only public Olympic size ice rink, just a short drive from Belfast!

Ice Skating Aids

We offer a range of skating aids to help young children take their first steps on the ice. Penguin skating aids are available to children under 1.20 metres in height (with skates) while snowmen are available to children between 1.20 metres and 1.5 metres (with skates).

For health and safety of your child and other skaters, we cannot permit skating aids to be used by older children or adults regardless of their ability.

*Skating aids are available on a first come, first served basis and management reserve the right to withdraw skating aids during busy periods.

Ice Skating Lessons

Dundonald International Ice Bowl has 30 years experience delivering ice skating lessons to many championship skaters, including Jenna McCorkell. The next champion could be you!!

All ice skating courses consist of half hour sessions over a period of 6 weeks with NISA qualified coaches. Courses cater for beginners and help skaters progress from Grade 1 to Grade 10.

Prepayment is required to secure a place.

Public Ice Skating Session Times

  • Day
    Day Sessions Evening Session
  • Monday
    Day Sessions11.00 - 17.00 Evening Session19.30 - 22.00
  • Tuesday
    Day Sessions11.00 - 17.00 Evening Session19:30 - 22.00
  • Wednesday
    Day Sessions11.00 - 17.00 Evening Session19.30 - 22.00
  • Thursday
    Day Sessions11.00 - 17.00 Evening Session19.30 - 22.00
  • Friday
    Day Sessions11.00 - 17.00 Evening Session17.30 - 22.00
  • Saturday
    Day Sessions11.15 - 13.15
    13.30 - 17.00
    Evening Session17.30 - 22.00
  • Sunday
    Day Sessions11.15 - 13.15
    1.30 - 17.00
    Evening Session19.30 - 22.00

Public Ice Skating Prices

  • Adult
  • Concession
  • Under 5s
  • Family of 4
  • Family of 5
  • Multi Skate Discount Ticket (7 public sessions)
  • Group Rates (15+ people)
  • School Rate (Term Time Only)
  • Skating Lessons (6 lessons)
  • Ice Tots (3 & 4 years)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need to prepay for Ice Skating Lessons? Yes. We take prepayment in order to secure your place. 
  • What do I need to wear to go skating?

    It is advisable to wear something warm and comfortable. We also recommend bringing gloves

  • Do you accommodate group bookings?

    We have discounted rates for all activities at selected times for groups with 15+ children

  • Can I learn to skate

    Dundonald International Ice Bowl offers regular six week courses from Grade 1 to Grade 10.  There is also Ice Tots for young children aged 3-4 years