Discover your inner ice skater in Lehigh Valley, PA! Whether you’re looking for fun family time, an active night out with friends, the perfect date spot, training to become the next Olympian, or just want some epic photos for your Instagram, there’s an ice rink for you.
So lace up and visit these public ice skating locations in Lehigh Valley…
Steel Ice Center
320 E 1st St, Bethlehem, PA
Open year round! Skate rentals, skate sharpening, lessons, and parties available.
The premier ice skating rink in Lehigh Valley offers the most dynamic mix of programming for all ability levels. Located in SouthSide Bethlehem, it’s also the only rink that offers daily public skating all year long on its two NHL-sized surfaces.
Steel Ice Center features programs in figure skating, ice hockey, speed skating and recreational skating. Each program is complemented by training and instruction at all skill levels. The facility also offers a full service pro shop, snack bar, three party rooms, heated seated area, and multiple team locker rooms.
Need some time to yourself? The Steel Pub sports bar is attached, featuring a window to the rink so you can keep a watchful eye on your kids as you grab a meal and a pint.
Earl E. Schaffer Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink
345 Illick's Mill Rd, Bethlehem
Open November-March, weather permitting. Skate rentals, skate sharpening, lessons, and parties available.
The only Olympic-size outdoor ice rink in Lehigh Valley offers public ice time to try out some winter sports for yourself. In addition to community ice skating, Earl E. Schaffer Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink offers “Stick Time” to practice hockey skills, and an adaptive skate session for those with special needs. Teach your kids the lifelong skill of ice skating with group skating lessons for ages 3 to 17, offered for all ability levels.
701 Hamilton St, Allentown
Public skating available during special Phantoms promotions.
Next Public Skate: March 3, 2024 (Mascot MeLVin's Birthday!)
Skate with the pros! PPL Center is home to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers. On select game nights, fans can bring their skates to join a post-game skate with the players! It’s also the only rink on the planet with a giant PEEPS zamboni, giving this rink an extra special L.V. vibe.
The arena offers ice time to public hockey teams around the region, too, sometimes during intermission of a Phantoms game! Programming also includes the Phantoms Sled Hockey team for youth (ages 5-16) with mobility challenges.
Just want to watch talented people skate? PPL Center frequently hosts Disney on Ice, NCAA hockey, professional ice skating shows, and more!
Ice Rink at SteelStacks™
101 Founder’s Way, Bethlehem
November–January. Skate rentals and parties available.
Bigger and better than ever, you can skate in the shadow of the historic Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces at The Ice Rink at SteelStacks! In typical ArtsQuest style, it’s a party every night with theme nights for everyone including “Tuesdays with Taylor,” “90s Hip Hop Skate,” “Emo Night,” and more!
Make a day out of your visit by shopping at the renowned Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem during the holiday season or seeing a show inside the adjacent ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. You can also eat up and fill up your Musikfest mug inside at Palette & Pour.
Easton Winter Village
Centre Square, Easton
Currently closed. Open seasonally, November-December. Skate rentals available.
Skating is FREE for residents from ZIP code 18042.
Skate in the heart of downtown at the Easton Winter Village! The skating surface is synthetic, not actual ice, but still provides the same kind of family fun. While skating, take a selfie with the historic Peace Candle in the background to use for your holiday card!