Ice Skating

Imagine the sun on your face, the crisp air all around you and the gloss of fresh ice. Five Rivers MetroParks has a world class ice rink that allows you to experience the great outdoors on skates against the beautiful backdrops of the downtown Dayton skyline and the Great Miami River. Skate with family and friends all winter long!

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MetroParks Ice Rink

237 E. Monument Ave., Dayton, OH 45402 Directions >

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The MetroParks Ice Rink opens each year on the Friday after Thanksgiving and remains open daily through February. Extended holiday hours are available in December while the kids are out of school. Admission $5. Skate rentals are an additional $2. Skaters aged 3 and younger are free with a paying adult. Season passes also are available.

Food Concessions

Visit the MetroParks Ice Rink Snack Bar anytime the rink is open to grab a quick bite or a cup of hot cocoa.

Outdoor Heating

The heat is on thanks to Mechanical Systems of Dayton, Inc. Now you can warm up as you wait to pick up your skates or in between figure 8s on the MetroParks Ice Rink.

Programs & Events

Rent the Rink

Put your party on ice!

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Sheltered under the covered pavilion, the MetroParks Ice Rink is the perfect place for your next school field trips, club activity, office or family outing, birthday parties and more! Rink Rentals are available Sunday and Thursday evenings from 6-8 PM and are $300. Your rental fee includes 50 pairs of skates and 50 cups of hot chocolate.

Learn more about renting the rink

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