Just in time for ice skating season, the first-ever outdoor skating rink is coming to Westfield with the opening of the Ice Ribbon in Grand Junction Plaza.
On Saturday, November 18, the community is invited to skate on Westfield’s new synthetic ice rink on opening day, and enjoy a live DJ, face painters and food during this opening ceremony. The ceremony will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Ice Ribbon Skating Rink Skate Sessions
Skating sessions will run Thursday through Saturday, and all skate sessions are 90 minutes in length. Times can be found below:
- Thursdays: 4-5:30 p.m.; 6-7:30 p.m.
- Fridays: 4-5:30 p.m.; 6-7:30 p.m.; 8-9:30 p.m.
- Saturdays: 12-1:30 p.m.; 2-3:30 p.m.; 4-5:30 p.m.; 6-7:30 p.m.; 8-9:30 p.m.
Additional hours will be added during winter break. Due to special events, some skate sessions may vary. The City is also working with the Mayor’s Council on Disabilities and the Westfield Special Education Parent Advisory Council on sensory-friendly activities.
The ticket price for ages 11 and over is $12 per skate session. For ages 10 and younger, the price is $10 per skate session. This cost includes skate rental fee; processing fees are not included. Skate aids will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for no additional fee. Tickets can be purchased at theiceatgrandjunction.com.
The Ice Ribbon at Grand Junction Plaza will be installed with Glice Eco-Rinks. Glice employs a sustainable skating technology that requires no water, energy, or carbon emissions. They also participate in a program called Plant for the Planet, a global nonprofit organization for reforestation and climate advocacy. Together with Plant for the Planet, one tree is planted for every Glice sheet.
Where to Park:
Parking is available west of Park Street and Poplar Boulevard in two parking lots and designated on-street spots on Jersey, Mill and Park Streets.
Where is Ice Ribbon Skating Rink located?
Ice Ribbon Skating Rink is located at Grand Junction Plaza – 133 Jersey Street, Westfield, IN 46074.