Looking to dust off those skates? Ice skating and roller rinks abound in Portland. Get ready for some good old fashioned family fun – and a few falls – at these local skating rinks.
Lloyd Center Ice Rink
Ice skate at the mall! This is a smaller-than-Olympic size rink, and it is quite warm in comparison to traditional rinks. They also decorate it for the holidays with a large tree in the center. DJ on Fridays and Saturdays 5:30 pm-7:30 pm.
Where: The Lloyd Center Mall, 953 Lloyd Center
Cost: Adult admission is $20, plus $5 skate rental. Admission for kids ages 4-5 or adults over 50 costs $14. Ages 2-3 cost only $4. Cheap skate is $15 for all on Tuesday and Thursdays 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Mountain View Ice Arena
Bundle up for this traditional rink. They offer cute seal skate helpers for littles just learning. There’s also a concession stand with hot chocolate and some arcade games.
Where: 14313 SE Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver
Cost: Starts at $15. Skate rental has historically been an additional $3.
Sherwood Ice Arena
Have fun at this traditional ice arena. There’s a snack bar and skate helpers to rent. Walk-ins only.
Where: 20407 SW Borchers Dr., Sherwood
Cost: $25 per person, including skate rental. Kids 5 and younger skate free with a paying adult.
Winterhawks Skating Center
Skate under the iconic wood-beam ceiling of the Winterhawks Skating Center. There’s a snack bar onsite and a pro shop next door. Portland’s Winterhawks team practices here!
Where: 9250 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, Beaverton
Cost: $20 admission, skate rental free with paid admission; children 5 and under free with adult admission.
A Portland institution! It’s spacious, airy and charming with concessions and skate shop onsite. Check out their special events, such as Glow Skate, Preschool Play & Skate, and Saturday Kids’ Morning Skate. And try to go when the Wurlitzer Pipe Organ is played live!
Where: 7805 SE Oaks Park Way
Cost: $12, including skate rental. There is also a new daily parking fee of $3-$5.
Mt. Scott Community Center
With many local roller skating rinks closing in the past few years, it’s great to have this rink in a Portland Parks and Recreation community center!
Where: 5530 SE 72nd Ave.
When: Open Skate hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30 pm-6:30 pm. Check the schedule for the latest updates.
Cost: $4-$6, plus $2 skate rental.