National Ice Centre

Bolero Square, The Lace Market, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1LA

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Glide into the exciting world of ice skating at the National Ice Centre in Nottingham. Children under the age of 5 can skate for free in a dedicated Tots Zone to help them grow confidence on the ice at their own pace.

Choose from a variety of fun sessions throughout week including family skate, club sessions and foam parties. A lively and fun activity to enjoy with family or friends, ice skating is guaranteed to get your body moving.

Many of Great Britain’s bright young skaters train at the National Ice Centre so you’re in good company. The National Ice Centre is home to the GB Speed Skating Team who compete in the Winter Olympics, and home to CBBC’s Ice Stars so be sure to keep your eyes peeled for speed skaters and Ice Stars on your next visit!

The Tots Zone is an area on the ice dedicated to children aged 5 and under and their parents.

The Tots Zone is available on:


Saturdays at: 

10.30am – 11.15am during the Parent & Toddler Skate Session

11.15am – 1.15pm at the Public Skating Session


Sundays at:

10:30am-12:30pm at the Public Skating Session

2.30pm-4.30pm at the Public Skating Session

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Active Notts/Blue Light Card Holder£6.00 per person per day
Adult (ages 16+) £11.00 per ticket
Family of 3 (minimum of one adult (18+) and one child under 16 per party)£29.00 per ticket
Family of 4 (minimum of one adult (18+) and one child under 16per party)£38.00 per ticket
Family of 5 (minimum of one adult (18+) and one child under 16 per party) £47.00 per ticket
Junior (ages 5-15) £10.00 per ticket
School Groups (price per person, advanced booking is required)£5.50 per ticket
Seniors (ages 60+) £4.50 per ticket
Students* £7.00 per ticket
Under 5s Free

All prices include skate hire.
Standard skating prices apply for foam and paint parties
Students must present a valid college/university ID or NUS card. We do not accept UNIDAYS
Ice Equipment: £5.00 for the entire session. Please note ice equipment is not permitted during club sessions
Gloves and Socks available for £2.50 (All items available in Junior and Adult sizes)

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  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Family Fun
  • Groups Accepted
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 10
  • Min group size - 1
  • On-Site café/restaurant - Refreshments available
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Venue Facilities

  • Shop

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Opening - 2024 (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)


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Special Offers

  • Special Discounts at the National Ice Centre

    • Student tickets only £7 (Must present College/University ID card or NUS card. They do not accept UNIDAYS).
    • Children under 5 skate for FREE
    • Seniors skate for £4.50 (ages 60+)
    • Family of 3 skate for £29
    • Family of 4 skate for £38
    • Family of 5 skate for £47

    Attractions - redeem this special offer between 24/08/2017 and 31/12/2025

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