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Club nights

Join us for great live music and skating at our Friday and Saturday club nights. 

Ice club nights at Riverside

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Every weekend, Riverside ice rink turns into Chelmsford's premier club. Friday is Sub Zero, and Saturday is Ibiza Club Night, both offer great live music from our resident DJ Edd Nicks. 

Both nights include club classics, chart hits, food and drink at the bar, and chill out areas. 

Sub Zero 

Friday, 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Ibiza Club Night

Saturday, 8pm to 10pm



Prices do not include skate hire.

Skate hire: £1 per person

ourChelmsford Lite card

Standard: £7.50

Family*: £22.50 

ourChelmsford Plus card

Standard: £6.50

Family*: £19.50

*A family ticket is one adult and three children or two adults and two children.

All spectators are required to pay £2.70

Things you need to know

Booking and entrance
  • You can book online with an ourChelmsford card, or call 01245 615050.
  • To book online, each person must have their own ourChelmsford account.
  • If you are a multi-site monthly member or Patch member, you can tap straight through the barrier with your ourChelmsford card, sticker, fob or wristband.
  • If you need to pay for skating you will need to go to reception or a kiosk. This will activate your ourChelmsford card and allow you through the barriers. 
  • If you have forgotten your card you will need to collect a barcode from reception or a kiosk to get through the barriers. 
  • If you require use of the lift to access the first floor, you will need to go to reception to activate your ourChelmsford card. 

Lockers and changing rooms
  • If you want to use a locker, you will need a 50p coin to release the key. The 50p is non refundable.
  • Changing rooms are available.
  • A Changing Places facility is available on poolside or by studio 1.

Ice skates
  • You can get skates at skate hire. You will need to give your shoes in. 
  • You can hire skates up to adults size 14.

Lighting and noise

Friday and Saturday club nights include loud music, strobe, flashing and/or flickering lights.


Please make sure you read the rule board before going on the ice pad.


Centre opening times

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 5.30am to 10pm
Tuesday and Thursday, 6am to 10pm
Saturday, 6am to 9.45pm
Sunday, 6am to 9pm
Bank holidays: see facility opening timetables
You can view our Christmas opening hours.

Our facilities, including the ice rink, may have separate opening times. Please check individual pages.


All prices are correct to 30 March 2020


Contact form

Riverside Leisure Centre
Victoria Road

01245 615050

You can also give us your feedback about the new centre.

We are a breastfeeding friendly centre.

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