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City of Philadelphia

Ice Rinks

Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, in partnership with Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation, owns and operates five ice rinks throughout the city. Facility schedules can be obtained by contacting the rink of your choice. Programs include ice hockey, ice skating, skating lessons and open skating time.
Public skating is free at all of our rinks. Please see schedules below for a public skate time near you.

Skate rental and skate sharpening are available (at certain facilities) for a fee.
Laura Sims Skate House
A newly converted indoor ice rink in West Philadelphia. The Laura Sims Skate House is open fall through spring for ice skating and roller skating in the summer. 

Snider Hockey provides free “learn to skate” programs, public skating opportunities, ice hockey instruction and league play.

Skate lessons also provided by rink on Saturdays for a small fee.

Public Skate:
  • Monday & Wednesday 7pm-9pm
  • Friday 7:45pm-9:45pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 3pm-5pm & 5:30pm-7:30 pm
Skate rentals are $3.00

63rd and Walnut Streets
In Cobbs Creek Park, adjacent to the Cobbs Creek Recreation Center

Please call 215-685-1995 for additional information.

Rizzo Ice Rink
Rizzo Ice Rink first opened in 1979. In 1985, the staff and advisory council decided to make it their primary mission to provide the youth of South Philly and vicinity with athletic programs designed to foster character development, passing on values, learning sportsmanship, and coming to grips with winning and losing gracefully.

  • Wednesday 3:30pm-5pm
  • Friday 3:30pm-5pm & 6:30pm-8pm
  • Saturday: 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Sunday: 3:30pm-5pm & 5:30pm-7pm

1001 South Front Street
Front Street and Washington Avenue (under Interstate-95)

Please call 215-685-1593 for additional information.
Scanlon Ice Rink

Public Skate:

  • Monday & Wednesday 7pm-9pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 1pm-3pm


1099 East Tioga Street

J & Tioga Streets


Please call 215-685-9893 for more information.

Simons Ice Rink
This rink in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia has been completely reconstructed and fully enclosed, making it operational year-round, thanks to the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation.

Public Skate:
  • Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 8:30pm-9:30pm
  • Wednesday 7pm-9:30pm
  • Saturday 1pm-2:30pm, 3-4:30pm
  • Sunday 1:30pm-3:30pm, 4-6pm
7200 Woolston Avenue
Walnut Lane and Woolston Avenue

Please call 215-685-3551 for additional information.
Tarken Ice Rink
Public skating is free!

Public Skate:

  • Monday & Friday 7pm-9pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 3:30pm-5:30pm
6250 Frontenac Street
Frontenac & Levick Streets

Please call 215-685-1226 for more information.