FACILITIES

The National Ice Centre offers a range of dedicated services and facilities to ensure you get the most out of your visit. From the moment you arrive to your time on the ice, we make sure your skating experience is as memorable as possible.

If you are new to skating, join us in our dedicated warm up zone, where you will be provided with all the essential information you need before you take your first steps on the ice. 

SKATE HIRE

Before you hit the ice you’ll need one essential item – your ice skates! Pick up your skates from the Skate Hire counter, located next to the ice rink on Level 1. We have over 1,500 pairs of skates in a variety of sizes from child size 5 to adult size 15.

Ice equipment, lockers, gloves, socks and hats can all be purchased at skate hire.
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ICE EQUIPMENT

Our fun ice equipment characters are available for children who require assistance with their first steps onto the ice.

Penguins, snowmen, reindeer, ice scooters, bananas and seals are available to hire for £3.00 for the entire session.

Snowmen and penguins are suitable for older children or adults.

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LOCKERS

Keep all your belongings safe while you’re on the ice by storing them in one of our lockers.

Lockers are located within Skate Hire at a charge of 50p (by purchasing a token from one of the machines). Larger lockers are also available at a charge of £1 – look out for the £1 stickers on the front of the lockers.

SUB ZERO CAFÉ

Warm up in our rink side café and enjoy a great selection of food and drink after your skate!

We offer free WiFi in our Sub Zero café. Plug sockets for laptops and mobile phone chargers are also available.

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CASH MACHINES

We have three cash machines at the National Ice Centre, two in the main foyer on level 2 and one outside on Lower Parliament Street.

Please be aware these machines charge for cash withdrawals.

CHANGING PLACES

The National Ice Centre has accessible toilet facilities and a dedicated Changing Places facility. More information can be found on our accessibility page.

ACCESSIBILITY

We do our utmost to ensure that neither by action nor inaction will any individual or group be reasonably excluded from any activities, facilities or services we offer. 
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ICE LOCKER

Ice Locker can be found in the main foyer on level 2, and products can be purchased online via the Ice Locker website.

Ice Locker stocks clothing and equipment for most ice sports, including skates, sticks, helmets and gloves. Skate sharpening, boot stretching, blade and skate fitting, equipment fitting, and heat moulding services are also available.

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