Ice Skating in Indianapolis | Indoor & Outdoor Ice Rinks

It’s time to kick off your shoes, lace up those skates and hit the ice!

Gather your family together and check out these ice skating in Indianapolis locations where fun and exercise go hand-in-hand. We’ve rounded up lots of options, both indoors and out, that offer family-friendly times and skate rentals. Don’t be afraid if you have never ice skated before – some rinks offer instruction!

Keep your eyes peeled for great deals too. With any visit you make, remember to dress warmly and in comfortable layers! (As always, skate times are subject to change so we recommend contacting the venue to confirm before going.)

Best Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in Indianapolis 2023:

The Ice at Center Green

10 Center Green, Carmel
Dates: November 18, 2023 – February 29, 2024 | Daily Schedule 

Ice at Center Green in the heart of beautiful Carmel aims to provide a fun and affordable way for families to get outdoors and enjoy Carmel’s chilly winters together. The Ice at Center Green is open from Mid-November until the end of February. Ice Skate sessions are 90 minutes long (Wednesday & Thursdays sessions are longer than 90 minutes).

Food and beverages are available near the rink or slip on over to City Center, Midtown Plaza or the Carmel Arts & Design District to enjoy some great local fare. Make sure to check out Carmel Christkindlmarkt if you visit between Nov. 18-Dec. 24, 2023. 

Looking to host a private ice skating event? The Ice at Carter Green is available on Mondays and Tuesdays for private rentals. It will also be available on Wednesdays starting on January 10, 2022.

Admission: $9/person 10 and under; $11/person 11+; $4 skate rental

The Ice at Carter Green
The Ice at Carter Green; Photo Credit:

Ice Rink at Holliday Park

6363 Spring Mill Rd, Indianapolis
Dates: November 24, 2023 – February 29, 2024 

Opening for its second year on November 24th, the Holliday Park Ice Rink is Indy’s newest outdoor ice skating rink. Ice skating is a fun, healthy, and engaging activity for all ages, ready to make your winter experience memorable.

Admission: $14/person; children 4 and under are free. Skate rental included with admission ticket. 

Bicentennial Unity Plaza in Downtown Indianapolis

125 S Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis
Dates: Nov. 19, 2023-Jan. 21, 2024

Bicentennial Unity Plaza, a new public space located outside of Gainbridge Fieldhouse, is getting an ice rink! The eagerly awaited wintertime attraction, the Elevance Health Rink, opens on Sunday, November 19, just in time for ice skating season.

Admission: Admission ranges from $11-$13; skate rental costs $4

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Ice Ribbon Skating Rink

133 Jersey Street, Westfield
Dates: November 18, 2023 – January 13, 2024
Hours: Thursday-Sunday, times vary

Just in time for ice skating season, the first-ever outdoor skating rink is coming to Westfield with the opening of the Ice Ribbon Skate Rink in Grand Junction Plaza. Skating sessions will run Thursday through Saturday, and all skate sessions are 90 minutes in length.

Admission: $12/adults (ages 11+), $10/child (10 and under), the price includes skate rentals. 

Lawrence Civic Plaza

5710 Lawrence Village Pkwy, Indianapolis
Dates: Open November 25, 2023
Hours: Fridays- 4pm – 8pm; Saturdays & Sundays- 2pm – 8pm*

Lawrence Civic Plaza is home to their very own ice skating rink! The 60 x 80 foot rink is made from a special material that recreates the glide of natural ice.

Admission: $10/adults, $5/kids. Includes skate rentals.*

*currently showing 2022 info. 

Ice Skating at Winterfest Lawrence Civic Plaza
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Federal Hill Commons Ice Plaza

175 Logan St, Noblesville
Dates: *2023 dates have not been announced | Find Hours Here

Skate, take a break, shop, grab lunch & come back to skate later the same day for no additional cost!

Admission: Ages 13 and older: $13, Ages 12 and younger: $11

Federal Hill Commons Ice Plaza , Ice Skating in Noblesville, Indiana
Federal Hill Commons Ice Plaza


Penguin Park at Washington Township Park (Synthetic Ice Rink)

15 S. County Rd. 575 E., Avon
Dates: 2023 Dates have not been announced yet. 

The main attraction at Penguin Park is the large, synthetic ice rink. Guests can strap on roller skates or roller blades and skate on the pretend ice rink. For those just learning to glide on a pair of skates, skate aids are available.

Admission: $8 admission per person. Children 3 and under are free. Skates included*

*Based on 2022 rates. 

Best Places in Indianapolis to go Ice Skating Indoors:

Carmel Ice Skadium

1040 3rd Avenue SW, Carmel
Click here to view the current public skate times

Carmel Ice Skadium offers a friendly atmosphere where you can enjoy public ice skating while listening to music and socializing with family, friends and possibly meeting new people. To mix things up, Cosmic Skating is when we turn down the lights and turn up the heat with theatrical lighting, special effects and awesome music. Hang out with your friends and have a cool time! Usually every Friday and Saturday night.

Does your child want to learn to ice skate? Carmel International Ice Skating Academy accepts ice skaters ages 3+. 

Admission: $9 public skate; $10 cosmic skate; $8 kids 10 and under; $4 skate rental; $4 Spectator Admission Ticket

Arctic Zone Iceplex Westfield

16616 Southpark Drive, Westfield
Click here to view the current public skate times

Arctic Zone has a lot to offer guests including public ice skating, lessons, stick and puck hours, Birthday parties, hockey clinics, camps, and a High School hockey high-intensity weight training program.

Admission:$9 public skate; $10 cosmic skate; $8 kids 10 and under; $4 skate rental; $4 Spectator Admission Ticket

Ice Skating in Indianapolis, Indoor Ice Skating at Arctic Zone
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Fuel Tank at Fishers

9022 East 126th Street, Fishers
Click here to view the current public skate times

The Fuel Tank at Fishers offers public skating daily. Holiday skate times are also available. The live schedule is updated regularly and can be viewed at

Thinking about taking lessons? The Fuel Tank hosts the USFS Basic Skills program. Classes are offered year-round for ages 3 and up at all skill levels. Skaters will learn proper skating techniques to enjoy skating in any on-ice situation. Both classes in figure skating and ice hockey are offered.

Admission: $12/person; $14 for Cosmic Rock N Skate w/ Live DJ; $3 skate rental.

Pop Weaver Youth Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event Center

1202 East 38th Street Indianapolis, IN 46205
Click here to view the current public skate times

Attached to the Indiana Farmers Coliseum, the Pop Weaver Youth Pavilion and Cheri Daniels Arena is now managed by the Fuel Tank staff. Customers will continue to enjoy skating activities from September to February. Public skating sessions are on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Admission: $12/person; $3 skate rental



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