PITTSBURGH – Following a one-day delay due to weather conditions, the Allegheny County Parks Department today announced the North Park and South Park ice skating rinks will open today beginning at 4:30 p.m.
The 2013-2014 ice skating season will run through mid-March. For the first time, admission fees, passes and rentals have a two-tiered structure for residents and non-residents as follows:
Allegheny County Resident
General Admission – Adults
General Admission – Children, Youth & Juniors (17 and under)
General Admission – Seniors (60 and over)
General Admission – Active Volunteer Firefighters & EMS
FREE with Park Pass Program Photo ID
Season Passes – Adults
Seasons Passes – Seniors (60 and over)
Lost Permit Replacement Fee
Skate Sharpening (When Available)
Discount Group Rate (20 person minimum/24 hour notice)
Both rinks are open Tuesday-Sunday, as follows. Additionally, rinks are open 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Monday (December 4, 2013), Christmas Eve (December 24, 2013), New Year’s Eve (December 31, 2013), New Year’s Day (January 1, 2014), Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 20, 2014) and Presidents’ Day (February 17, 2014). For additional available hours, please call the rinks directly: North Park Rink at 724-935-1280 and South Park Rink at 412-833-1499.
The North and South Park Rinks are closed on Mondays, Thanksgiving Day (November 28, 2013) and Christmas Day (December 25, 2013).
North & South Parks Rink Hours of Operation
9:00-11:00 a.m.; 12:00 noon-3:00 p.m.; 4:30-7:00 p.m.; and 7:30-9:00 p.m.
9:00-11:00 a.m.; 12:00 noon-3:00 p.m.; 4:30-7:00 p.m.; and 7:30-10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; 4:30-7:00 p.m.; and 7:30-10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; 4:30-7:00 p.m.; and 7:30-9:00 p.m.
Special Ice Skating Events
Family Skate Wednesdays
4:30-7:00 p.m. Every Week
Residents $10 per family (2 adults and maximum of 4 children)
Non-Residents $13 per family (2 adults and maximum of 4 children)
Sweetheart Couples Skate
Friday, February 14, 2014
Buy one admission (regular rates apply), get one free
Each couple will receive a carnation, while supplies last.
South Park Ice Skating Show
Monday, March 3, 2014
Admission is free.
North Park Ice Skating Show
Monday, March 10, 2014
Admission is free.
The ice skating rinks are also available for rent throughout the season. The cost for residents is $100 per hour when scheduled two weeks in advance, and $125 per hour for same-day rentals. The cost for non-residents is $125 per hour when scheduled two weeks in advance, and $156 per hour for same-day rentals.
Free & Paid Ice Skating Lessons
The Parks Department is offering both free and paid ice skating lessons throughout the season to residents ages 5 and older (no exceptions). For information, use the following links:
For additional information, visit the ice skating rinks website, or call the North Park Rink at 724-935-1280 or South Park Rink at 412-833-1499.
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2014 Family, Senior, and Individual Pool Pass Certificates and 2014 Senior Golf Certificates are available as holiday gifts. Call 412-350-2468 for details.