Thanks to refrigeration under the Ice Plaza, this winter you'll be able to skate Deep River Waterpark
starting November 23rd, 2012 through February 24, 2013...weather permitting of course.
After that date Mayor Byrdovich will cease allowing ice skating on his plaza and give orders to start getting ready to open the waterpark on May 24th, 2013...for another totally SPLASHtastic season!
Hours of operation: November 23, 2012- February 24, 2013
Thursday: 2pm - 9pm
Fridays: 2pm - 10pm
Saturday: Noon - 10pm
Sunday and Holiday periods: Noon - 9pm
Closed Monday - Wednesday, except during Holiday/School break periods and private rentals
...check the calendar for exact dates & times.
We are also closed Christmas Eve day & Christmas Day.
Scroll down to see individual rates, discount group rates and birthday packages!
What will be open?
14,500 square foot ice plaza, food & beverage locations, heated indoor bathrooms,
Birthday Party room, U.S. 30 Surf Shop, Group Sales & Season Pass offices. Plus,
Plaza will be decorated with festive seasonal lighting.
Some more rules...
Food, beverage and coolers are not allowed in the park. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted
anywhere on Park Department property.
Hockey games and hockey sticks are not permitted.
US 30 Surf Shop is loaded with unique gifts and stocking stuffers for the Holidays!
Stop in and check out all of the great deals!
Not just your summer shop...we’re goin’ year-round!
Skate Sharpening Skate sharpening is available during ice skating times.
If you would like your skates sharpened while you wait...call ahead to reserve...or you can
always leave your skates to be sharpened and we will contact you when they are ready.
The cost is $5.00 per pair.
Click here to download the 2012/2013 rate/information card
Birthday party package is available for groups of 10 or more with reservations and deposit at least 7 days in advance. Rates apply to each member of the party, whether skating or not. Package includes...Pizza, soda or hot chocolate, cupcakes, + special surprises and a private party room for one hour, based on availability!
To make a Group or Birthday Party reservation request click here or call
219-947-7850 ext. 604...advance reservations are required and availability is on a first-come basis.
(1)- Groups are considered 10 or more people with advance reservations
(2)- Passholder rates are valid for 2012 Deep River waterpark season passholders
until 12/31/12...and for 2013 season passholders 1/1/13-2/24/13 & for skating Fall 2013.
11/23/12 Friday Ice Plaza opens for skating Weather Permitting
12/8/12 Saturday Snowflake Skate
...a party for Girls and their Dolls
9:30am - 11:30am More info
Expanded operating hours...please download the calendar for all times
12/24/12 & 12/25/12 Closed...no ice skating on
12/31/12 Monday Family Friendly New Years Eve Celebration
5-10 p.m. • $5 per person
Regular skate rental fees apply for those who need to rent skates.
5:00-7:30 p.m.- Kid's crafts 8 p.m.- Countdown and sparkling juice toast in the plaza
(8 p.m. is midnight in the family friendly "Paddles Time Zone") 5-10 p.m.- Disc Jockey, ice skating, concession items for sale
2/3/13 Sunday Super Bowl Sunday
Plaza ice skating ends at 5pm
2/24/13 Sunday Last Day to Skate this season...the PLAZA opens for skating again Friday 11/22/13