Downtown Graham’s Ice Skating Rink
Downtown Graham’s Ice Skating Rink on Synthetic Ice
SAVE THE DATES: November 24 – December 17, 2023 (3 weeks)(weather & staffing permitting)
Hiring for Part-Time Ice Rink Attendant (ages: 16 & up) – Coming October 2023! Applications will be available online!
Updated information for 2023 will be available in the Fall of 2023.
Dates: November 25 – December 18, 2022 (weather & staffing permitting)
Session Times: 45-minute sessions begin on the hour (see Operational Hours)
Ages: 3 & up (figure skate sizes: 9T – 10, hockey skate sizes: 9T – 13)
Public Session Cost*: no cost for skating or skate rentals
*Mondays are “Reserve a Session” nights & Thursdays are “Skate with the Characters” nights – these evenings require reservations & there is a cost.
Location: Downtown at Alamance Arts • 213 South Main Street, Graham, NC 27253
Join Graham Recreation & Parks at Downtown Graham’s Ice Skating Rink for this 3-week event held annually in November and December! This event features an outdoor synthetic ice skating rink and multiple special events. Real ice skates are used on synthetic ice. Skate rentals are free. Wearing thick socks is recommended. Maximum of 40 participants on the ice during regular sessions.
All parents/guardians and/or participants will be required to sign the “City of Graham Waiver, Release of Liability, Permission & Authorization Form” upon arrival before skating.
Operational Hours – 45-minute sessions begin on the hour (allows time for ice rink preparations between each session)
Hours & special activities are tentative based on inclement weather and/or staffing shortages.
|Opening Day (11/25/2022) – public sessions||12:00pm – 9:00pm|
|Sundays – public sessions||1:00pm – 8:00pm|
|Mondays Reservations Required & Cost||5:00pm – 8:00pm • Reserve a Session (Cost: $30 per session, minimum of 15 skaters in a group)|
|Tuesdays – public sessions||5:00pm – 8:00pm|
|Wednesdays – public sessions||5:00pm – 8:00pm|
|Thursdays Reservations Required & Cost||5:00pm – 8:00pm • Skate with the Characters (Cost: $5 per skater)|
|Fridays – public sessions||5:00pm – 9:00pm • Campfire Night & Theme Night|
|Saturdays – public sessions||12:00pm – 10:00pm • Campfire Night|
Available at Alamance Arts & City Hall
Special Ice Rink Events (see “Special Ice Rink Events” tab on this page for details)
- Reserve a Session for Your Group – Monday Nights (cost & reservations required)
- Skate with the Characters Nights – Thursday Nights (cost & reservations required)
- Friday Theme Nights
- Campfire Nights – Fridays & Saturdays (weather/wind permitting)
- Downtown Graham Christmas Parade – 1st Saturday in December
- City of Graham Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration
- Christmas at Alamance Arts: an Artful Gathering of Gifts – a shopping experience with a unique selection of original and handcrafted gifts by local, regional, and international artists
Inclement Weather Updates
Any changes in the schedule and/or cancellations will be posted on the Graham Recreation & Parks Facebook page.
Stay Up To Date
Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date on special events and any inclement weather updates, as well as closings due to staffing shortages. Questions about the Ice Rink? Please call Brandy McCandless, Marketing Supervisor, at (336) 513-5510.
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*No service on Sundays or holidays