Skating

New Holiday dates On Sale 7.30am on Wed 7th Dec

This Christmas,
make Ice Magic at Elfingrove!

Skate under the stars on the UK’s biggest ice rink, purpose built and fully covered, to Christmas and party classics and an amazing light show, all set against the spectacular backdrop of Kelvingrove Museum.

Add a Snow Wheel ticket or a special feature session: Skate with Santa, Skate School, Skate Lates (Adult only!) or one of our Relaxed Sessions.

Skate hire and all booking fees included
Open 7 days a week
sessions from 10am – 9pm
Add a Snow Wheel ticket
£5 child/£6 adult

Super Earlybird

  • 24th Nov - 2nd Dec
  • £8/
    Child
    (age 5-12)
  • £10/
    Adult
    (age 13+)

Off-Peak

  • 3rd - 9th Dec
  • 12th - 16th Dec
  • £12/
    Child
    (age 5-12)
  • £16/
    Adult
    (age 13+)

Peak

  • 9th - 11th Dec
  • 16th - 24th Dec
  • £14/
    Child
    (age 5-12)
  • £18/
    Adult
    (age 13+)

What about the little ones?

Under 5’s aren’t permitted on the main rink, but they can safely slide and play on our new toddler rink – a small area dedicated for wee ones and an accompanying adult. Tickets are £6, payable on the day, and include bobskate hire (skates that strap on over shoes). Adults go free, no skates needed.

Children aged 5 – 12 must be accompanied by an adult on the main ice rink. Skate aids are available for hire on the day for £5 and are suitable for children under 1.2m.

Ice Skating Feature Sessions

Skate under the stars on an outdoor, fully covered, purpose designed track against the stunning setting of Elfingrove, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. An ice rink to rival the great cities of the world.

Skate with Santa

Santa is getting his skates on! Grab tickets for these very special skate sessions, make sure you’re on the (n)ice list and get pictures with the big man himself at Elfingrove.

Key info

10:00am daily from 19th - 24th Dec
Child £18 - Adult £20

Skate School

More Bambi on Ice than Dance on Ice? Our 40 minute skate lessons are perfect for newbies (or rusty) skaters to learn the ropes. Taken by a team of talented instructors, these are guided lessons for small groups with plenty of help, tips and support to have you sliding and gliding like a pro in no time.

Key info

Children's Skate School (ages 5-12)
8:15am on 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 23rd & 24th Dec
Tickets £15
Adult Skate School (age 13+)
9am on 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 23rd & 24th Dec
Tickets £25

Skate Lates

It’s not just kids that get to have all the fun – we’ve barred the bairns from these adult only sessions – perfect for date nights, catch ups with friends or anyone wanting a break from their wee elves! Strictly 16+

Key info

Off-Peak
9pm daily from 3rd - 9th Dec & 12th - 16th Dec
Tickets £16
Peak
9pm daily from 10th - 11th Dec & 17th - 24th Dec
Tickets £18

Relaxed Sessions

Elfingrove's relaxed ice-skating sessions are designed for adults or children who prefer to enjoy the magic of Christmas in a more relaxed and chilled environment. These sessions are suitable for autistic people or anyone with learning disabilities or other sensory and communication needs. Sound and light will be adjusted to a more ambient level with a reduced capacity.

Key info

Super Earlybird
10am daily from 29th - 30th Nov
Child £8 • Adult £10
Off-Peak
10am daily from 8th - 9th Dec
Child £12 • Adult £16

Under 5s Toddler Rink

Toddlers and little kids can safely slide and play on our new toddler rink – a small area dedicated for wee ones and an accompanying adult.

Key info

Tickets are £6, payable on the day, and include bobskate hire (skates that strap on over shoes).
Limited capacity – there might be a short wait.
Adults go free, no skates needed.

Good to know

  • Venue opening times 09:30am – 10pm (last entry at 9.30pm)
  • Time slots available every 60 minutes
  • Ice skating sessions are 40 minutes
  • You must arrive 15 minutes before to get your skates on
  • Under 5’s aren’t permitted on the main rink, but tickets for our toddler rink can be purchased on the day for £6 including bobskate hire. Accompanying adult goes free.
  • Under 12s must be accompanied by an adult
  • Skate aids are available on a first come first served basis on the day for £5
  • Lockers are available on the day for £2. Only small cross body bags allowed on the ice
  • The venue is fully outdoors and suitable for every age range
  • Entry to Elfingrove is free and open for everyone to come in to spectate, grab a bite to eat or drink, have a spin on our Snow Wheel or enjoy the Silent Snow Disco – all available to book on the day.
  • Limited skate tickets may be available at the box office (subject to availability) however we advise booking your tickets in advance for best price and to avoid any disappointment.
  • Looking to go as a large party? Find out more about our party packages and how we can help you organize the perfect outing.
  • A disabled person purchasing a ticket may bring one carer free of charge, subject to availability and only when booked in advance. For more information about carer tickets, please visit our accessibility page.
  • Limited on-site parking available at Kelvingrove – operated by City Parking