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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), snowmen are available to children between 1.20 metres and 1.5 metres (with skates) and our brand new polar bears are suitable for children under 1 metre in height (wearing skates). Aid will only be issued where there is a parent or guardian providing assistance.

For health and safety of your child and other skaters, we cannot permit skating aids to be used by taller children or adults regardless of their skating ability. This is due to manufacture guidelines and is non-negotiable.

*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.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What do I need to wear to go skating?

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

  • 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

  • Do I need to book an ice skating session in advance?

    Customers are no longer required to book online in advance for ice skating sessions. Instead customers can now arrive 15 minutes before their chosen session time and simply pay at reception. Vitality Members just need to scan their membership cards at reception on arrival and tickets will be issued for the session. 

  • Where do I keep my personal items when skating?

    Lockers are available at a cost of £1 for single use

  • What are your height restrictions for penguin skating aids

    We offer skating aids to help young children take their first steps on the ice.  The penguin skating aids are available to children under the height of 1.2 metres and snowmen are available for taller children between 1.2 metres and 1.5 metres

  • What size of skates do you offer?

    Our ice skates range from children’s size 5 to adult size 13.

  • Is there parking at the facility? Yes there is a car park located on the premises for the use of all Dundonald International Ice Bowl customers.