Rosa Parks Circle Ice Skating 2022-23: Reservations & Walk-Up Skating Available

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Skating Reservations open at 8 am on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.

Rosa Parks Circle Ice Skating for 2022

Rosa Parks Circle
135 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids MI 49503

Rosa Parks Circle ice skating has won over the hearts of Grand Rapidians. It’s hard to believe that the space has been serving as an ice rink since the early 2000s!

It’s true. And now, bundling up for outdoor ice skating is a cold-weather favorite thing to do for many.

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Ice Skating Rates & Reservations for 2022

Rink Open Dates:
Nov 25, 2022 – Feb 26, 2023

10 am – 9:30 PM most days

The ice skating season at Rosa Parks Circle runs from November 25, 2022, to February 26, 2023.

The rink is closed on December 25.

The rink is open on Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, MLK Day, & Valentine’s Day

(Note: Skating is weather-dependent. Closures are announced on the Rosa Parks Circle Ice Rink FB page & the 24/7 closure hotline at 616-456-3699.)

$4 for adults 18 & over
$2 for youth 17 & under
Cash and credit card are accepted.
Season passes & punch cards are available.

While 50 reserved skating spots are available per session, walk-up skating is also available. If you’re in the area and want to skate, stop by and see if there’s availability.

If you make a reservation, you will be granted priority access to Rosa Parks Circle ice skating before walk-up traffic during your arrival window.

Each skating session allows 50 spots to be reserved in advance.
Each reservation can accommodate up to 6 skaters.

The first two weeks of the season (November 25 – December 19, 2022) open for reservations on November 16.

Additional reservation dates will become available, up to two weeks in advance, starting November 26.

rosa parks circle ice skating
A rubber path connects the skate rental area with the rink

Ice Skate Rentals

You can bring your own skates or rent theirs.

Ice skate rentals are free with admission.

Rental skate sizes range from toddler size 8 up to men’s 15 and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bonus: Handy learn-to-skate stabilizer aids are available, too.

rosa parks circle ice skating

Facilities at Rosa Parks Circle Ice Skating

– You can change from street shoes to ice skates in the warming facility.
– There are public restrooms on-site at the rink.
– Shoe bins are available for personal belongings.
– Lockers available for $0.25
– The rink is wheelchair accessible

Once you change into your skates you’ll need to walk on the rubber pathway to the rink.

rosa parks circle ice skating changing room

What’s Nearby?

The Rosa Parks Ice Rink is in the heart of downtown.
Just across the street, you’ll find a BIGGBY coffee and Kilwins.

Plus, there are a lot of restaurants and boutiques lining Monroe Center.

Hotels, like the Amway Grand and Courtyard Marriott, and JW Marriott are nearby as well.

See also: Parking Downtown

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