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Deep River Waterpark...The Best Value for Family Summer FUN...Simply SPLASHtastic!
Skating on the PLAZA has ended for the 2016/2017 season due to Mother Nature
Thanks to all that skated with us this winter!

Join us this winter...“Skate the Plaza"

Thanks to refrigeration under the Ice Plaza, this winter you'll be able to skate Deep River Waterpark
starting Friday November 25th, 2016 through Sunday February 26, 2017...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 25th, 2017...for another totally SPLASHtastic season!

Open Skating Hours of operation:
November 25, 2016-
February 26, 2017
Thursday: 4pm - 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
Click the image below for the complete 2016/2017 operations calendar

Scroll down to see individual rates, discount group rates,
birthday packages and private rink rentals!

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 at certain times, depending on staff.
Please call ahead to find out availability 219-947-7850.
The cost is $5.00 per pair

Click here to download the 2016/2017 operations calendar

Open Skating Rates
Regular Rates
Group Rates (1)
Passholder Rates (2)


Adult (14 years +)
Child (under 14)
Senior (62 years +)
No charge
No charge
No charge
Skate Rental
All Ages
Birthday Package
Passholder Rates (2)
Without Skate Rental
With Skate Rental

Birthday party package is available for groups of 10 or more (Maximum 15)) with reservations and deposit at least 7 days in advance. Rates apply to each member of the party, whether skating or not, that will be involved in the party.

Party Package includes...Pizza, soda or hot chocolate, cupcakes, + special surprises and a private party room for one hour, based on availability!

Tip...Plan to arrive 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours before your private room time so we can settle up the amount remaining owed, the kids can have a chance to skate & the food is ready for you on time.

Deposit...Is 50% of 10 people with ice skate rentals. The remaining is paid upon arrival, for the exact number you have. The minimum is 10 people.

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.
Please note... (1)- Groups are considered 10 or more people with advance reservations
(2)- Passholder rates are valid for 2016 Deep River waterpark season passholders
until 12/31/16...and for 2017 season passholders 1/1/17-2/26/17 & for skating Fall 2017.
Private Group Skating Sessions

Private Rink Rentals are GREAT for schools, FUNdraising
events, youth groups, team bulding, parties, the list never ends!

Time slots available:
Mon.-Wed.: 9am-8pm
Thurs. & Fri.: 9am-4pm
Sat./Sun./Holidays: 9am-Noon

Up to 200 people maximum
$7.00 per person for 2 hours ($250.00 minimum) Includes complimentary skate rental
Rates & Operating Schedule is subject to change without notice




Check out some ice skating video from Deep River

Ice Skating Events

12/31/16 Saturday
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.

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


Deep River Waterpark • 9001 E. US Hwy 30 • Crown Point IN 46307 • 219-947-7850

Another great Lake County Parks facility


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