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Posted on: November 19, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Mercer County Ice Skating Center Open

Mercer Cty Skating Rink

Mercer County’s public ice skating center offers a fun, affordable activity for people of all ages. Located at Mercer County Park, the Skating Center is open to the public seven days a week during the operating season, now through March 11, 2022.

“Generations of Mercer County residents have enjoyed our Skating Center, which continues to grow in popularity,” said Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes. “Ice skating is a great way for everyone in the family to stay active during the cold winter months.”

The Skating Center has a full snack bar, a fireplace, lounge area, and dining tables. Vending machines, skate rentals, a skate-sharpening service, and lockers also are on site. The center offers general public skating sessions, skating lessons, birthday parties, and ice time for hockey. Group rates and private party rentals are available as well. The wearing of face masks is strongly encouraged in the lounge area. 

General public skating hours-

  • Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Fridays, 7:45 - 9:45 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 1 - 3:30 p.m., 5 - 7 p.m. and 7:45 - 9:45 p.m.
  • Sundays, 1 - 3:30 p.m. 

Senior Skate (62 and older)- Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:30 - 10 a.m. 

Adult Only Skate (21 and older) is offered Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 - 10 a.m. 

Ticket prices are adults, $8; juniors (11 and under), $6; and seniors, $6. Skates can be rented for $4 per pair. Frequent skater passes and season passes are available.

Lesson programs for adults and children ages 5 and older will be held on Thursdays 6 - 8:30 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays 9 a.m. - noon. The lesson programs run for five weeks with rolling admission. Group lessons are $70 for a 5-week session. Other options are available. For more information on lessons, visit

To obtain a complete public skating schedule, directions, or more information, visit or call the Skating Center at (609) 371-1766.

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