All of our leisure centres are now open. You can find all the information about restrictions and Covid safety.
You can find out how we are currently operating our centres to keep you safe.
At the ice rink at Riverside, you can enjoy public skate sessions, family skate, and weekend club nights, along with a host of activities for kids, including ice skating parties, holiday courses and our Get In! Skate School.
We will also offer Patch time for those who are NISA grade 8 or above, or are having private skating lessons.
Whether you will attempt your first skate, or you’re on route to the next series of Dancing on Ice, our fantastic rink facilities will have something for everyone.
Our Get In! Skate School courses follow the British Ice Skating (formerly NISA) approved Skate UK programme and offers weekly lessons and free public ice skating, all for a low monthly fee.
Find out about our Skate School
Prices include skate hire
*A family ticket is one adult and three children or two adults and two children.
You must have an ourChelmsford account to book and attend a public session on the rink, even if you are not a monthly member and you don't live in Chelmsford.
We recommend that you book our popular skating sessions in advance. You can get a ticket on the door, however we cannot guarantee availability.
You can book in advance using an ourChelmsford card:
You will not need to book a patch session in advance.
If you are a monthly member, you can book up to 10 days in advance
If you are an ourChelmsford Plus cardholder, you can book seven days in advance
If you are an ourChelmsford Lite cardholder, you can book two days in advance
Saturday and Sunday afternoon sessions include loud music, strobe, flashing and/or flickering lights
Please make sure you read the rule board before going on the ice pad
If you would like to enquire about private lessons with an ice professional email email@example.com
Monday to Friday, 6am to 9pm Saturday and Sunday, 6am to 7pm Bank holidays: see facility opening timetables
All prices are correct to 31 March 2022.
All information correct at time of publishing. Please check before each visit.
Riverside Leisure Centre Victoria Road Chelmsford Essex CM1 1FG
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