Adverts around the edge of the ice rink, with yellow strip marking the edge


As one of the only ice rinks in Essex, Riverside ice rink is perfect for advertising your business.

Our modern, spacious rink has advertising slots 360 degrees around the rink edge, offering unobscured views of your advert from the ice.  

Adverts slots start at just under 1m square but can be increased in size depending on your campaign. Slots can be booked singly or as a group depending on your requirements.

Individual advert slots are 890mm high by 2m to 3m wide, depending on your artwork.  

The rink regularly hosts public ice skating sessions and ice hockey matches as well as seasonal ice show performances, and is regularly used for television filming, exposing your advert to thousands of people living in Chelmsford and the surrounding areas.

Advertising costs   

  • Price on application
  • Prices quoted include VAT, rink board production and installation. 
  • Artwork must be provided.

Hiring out the rink

Riverside ice rink is perfect for school and club hire; with a full lighting rig, digital screen, sound system, spectator seating and eating areas.

Schools and clubs can hire our spacious, state of the art 25m, 10-lane main pool at Riverside. 

We have a moveable floor in half of the pool, extensive spectator seating and a large timing screen making Riverside a perfect location for club use, swimming lessons and swimming galas.

Riverside also boasts an accessible platform lift and pool pod, making the main pool at Riverside accessible to all users of the community.

Riverside's city centre location and ample parking make the centre easily accessible by car and on foot.

We also offer a 10m by 10m learner pool, at a depth of 0.9m.

Hire costs 

  • Dates and times are subject to availability, on application.
  • Prices available on application.

The sports hall at Riverside is capable of mixed simultaneous use and is available for hire by clubs, teams and schools on a casual and block booking basis.   

We offer space for a wide range of activities to be played, including:

Hire prices 

  • Prices available on application. Rates are per hour and may varying depending on peak and off peak hours.

Our two modern, spacious meeting rooms at Riverside are well lit and offer the perfect space for all your corporate needs.  

Each room can take up to 20 people theatre style and 12 people boardroom style; or for larger meetings both rooms can be joined to create a larger space.

We also offer a flat screen TV, whiteboard and flip chart. The TV will connect directly to a projector, but we are not able to provide a projector; please ensure you bring one with you if required.

Hire costs per room (prices include VAT)  

  • £30 per hour
  • £180 full day

Prices are subject to a discount for block bookings.

To hire our facilities or advertise at the rink, please contact us online, and the relevant facilities manager will be in touch to discuss your requirements. 

Each hire can be tailored to your specific requirements and will be based on your hire agreement as arranged with our staff. 

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