Activities Ice Skating

The Laura Sims Skate House is always busy every time for lesson of Ice Skating. Activities are scheduled throughout the year. The Skate House is fully enclosed; heated in the winter; air-conditioned in the summer — so you can be comfortable while being active!

Summer Activities

July and August

Public Roller Skating

Monday-Friday3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Friday6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Admission is absolutely free.
  • Roller skates can be rented for only $3.

Family Fun Nights

Tuesdays and Fridays6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Family Fun Night includes snacks, games, arts and crafts, and table tennis for folks of all ages.

Day-Care/Day Camp Roller Skating

Monday-Friday9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Qualifying summer day-care and day camp groups must call 215-685-1995 in advance to schedule time. $3 per child or adult

Winter Activities

October through May

Open Ice Skating

Monday7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Friday7:45 – 9:45 p.m.
Saturday 13:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 25:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Admission is absolutely free.
  • Ice Skates can be rented for only $3.

Note 1: Separate skate sessions require separate skate rentals.
Note 2: The Saturday Open Skating season ends on April 14th.

Learn to Skate Program

November – May

Basic Skills Skating Lessons

Saturday Mornings, 9:15 – 11:15 a.m.
  • $60 for each six-week session

Advanced Skills Skating Lessons

Wednesday Evenings, 6:45 – 8:00 p.m.
  • $75 for each six-week session

Check out our Basic Skills page for even more information (like when the six-week-long sessions begin, who teaches them, and what you can expect to learn).

Public, Private, and Parochial School Ice Skating Lessons

School groups can call 215-685-1995 to schedule ice time for ice skating classes. free

Ice Skating Party Packages

Ice Skating Party Packages are available for groups of 20 people or more, but advanced registration is required.

  • Call 215-685-1995 to reserve space.
  • Call 215-820-2421 to plan your party menu.

Open Ice Hockey

October through March

Tuesday8:30 – 10:00 p.m.

March through June

Tuesday8:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Thursday8:30 – 10:00 p.m.
  • Admission is $10/player.
  • Goalies are admitted free.
  • Players must bring their own equipment.
activities Laura Sims Skate House
Open skating is free. Skate rental is $3
Learn to Skate Skills Lessons in Laura Sims Skate House
Instructor Sultana Arifah (back left) at Learn to Skate Skills Lessons
Ed Snider Youth Hockey League
Ed Snider Youth Hockey League