Activities and events Activities Ice skating The Linx Ice Arena, located on the popular Beach Promenade, is the only ice-rink within 60 miles of Aberdeen and is a recognised NISA Skate UK arena. The venue offers skating tuition, public sessions, parent and toddler sessions and on onsite skate shop offering a skate sharpening service. Linx Ice Arena is open 7 days a week, please see the current timetable for the scheduling of public, club or coaching sessions available. Adult with Skate hire - £8.50 (without skate hire £6.55) Child/Student with skate hire- £6.15 (without skate hire £4.20) Parent and Toddler sessions The ideal way to introduce your little one to the ice. These fun and interactive sessions are taken by a fully qualified coach and suitable for under 5s as soon as they can walk. A bit like playgroup on ice so wrap up warm and remember mum or dad need to come on the ice with them! Plenty of toys, penguins, sledges and sit on rides will be on the ice during these sessions. Tuesdays 10am-11am and 2pm-3pm / Thursdays 10am-11am Clubs The Linx Ice Arena is home to figure skating, synchronised skating and 3 different ice hockey clubs, and can seat over 1,000 visitors during games, events and tournaments. Interested in joining a club – visit Club Sport Aberdeen for full information about clubs in the city. Disability Sport – Relaxed Skating Sessions Relaxed Skating sessions, run in partnership with Me Too!, the inclusive magazine for children with additional support needs are held at the Linx Ice Arena on Mondays from 10:30 – 11:30. Sessions are open to skaters of all ages and abilities with a focus on encouraging people with additional support needs to try the sport. Steps have been taken to ensure a safe and welcoming environment, such as dimmed lighting and no music throughout. All carers attending the sessions will skate for free and adaptive equipment will be available. A safe space is available for anyone who wishes to take time out from skating with friendly staff on hand to provide advice and support at all times. Birthday Party Packages Birthday Parties can be held at the Linx Ice Arena on a Saturday and Sunday. Our birthday party packages all include 1.5 hours of skating and a further hour in our private birthday party room. Package one: our full skating package, costs £10.30 per skater and in this package we provide the food for you from our café. The food options are burgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, chicken nuggets, pizza or a veggie burger which are all provided with a portion of chips and unlimited diluting juice. Package two: our basic skating package, costs £7.75 per skater and we provide a private area off ice for your celebrations with unlimited diluting juice and you can cater yourselves. Additional Coaching Lesson: your birthday party can be enhanced with a half hour coaching session from a professional ice coach. There is an additional cost to be paid of £14.00 in cash to the coach on the day of your party. One coach can take up to 15 pupils and the coach is unfortunately unable to teach children under the age of 4. Additional Information: each party needs to have a minimum of 8 children and a maximum of 25. We have no age limit for our birthday parties though if any children are under the age of 8 an adult needs to be on the ice with them with the ratio of one adult to two children. Penguins are available to hire subject to availability. Four are given to the party for free but if more are required we charge £3.30 for the hire of each further penguin. Should you require any further information or would like to check availability for your birthday party please contact our reception on 01224 507762.