Mayor Jones to Host a Free Skate Night at RVA On Ice

Mayor Dwight C. Jones will host a Free Skate Night for the public on Wednesday, December 10 from 6 – 8 p.m. for the first 150 skaters at RVA On Ice. Mayor Jones will greet skaters and special guests before officially cutting the ribbon to kick off the Free Skate Night. Jack Berry, CEO of Richmond Region Tourism, will also welcome skaters and recognize the many generous sponsors who make this downtown holiday tradition possible.

The Richmond Police Athletic League Youth Band will perform a few selections during the ceremony and members of the Mayor’s Youth Academy will also be in attendance as special guests of Mayor Jones. The regular skate admission price will be waived from 6 to 8 p.m. Participants are welcome to bring their own skates and skate rentals are available as well; $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children three and under.

All upcoming events and promotions will be posted on both and Theme nights will return this year including Pajama Night, College Night, Church Night, Princess Skate and many more including the return of Ugly Sweater Night.

Regular hours are Monday through Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m., Friday from 4 to 11 p.m., Saturday from noon to 11 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. The rink will be available for private rink rentals (groups, parties, corporate events and private skating lessons) and groups of 10 or more at a cost of $300 for two hours which includes skate rental. For additional group and private party information please contact Audrey Booth at

Special or Holiday Hours:
  • Wednesday, December 24 from noon – 8 p.m. – Christmas Eve
  • Thursday, December 25 from 4 – 10 p.m. – Christmas Day
  • Friday, December 26 – Saturday, January 3, 2015 from noon – 11 p.m.
Admission and Skate Rental
  • Season Pass $20.00
  • General Admission $ 5.00
  • Senior (60 & up with ID) $ 4.00
  • Military (with ID) $ 4.00
  • Children 5 and under FREE (must be accompanied by guardian)
Group Rates For Skating with General Population (not private parties)
  • 10 - 30 $7.00 each
  • 31 - 50 $6.00 each
  • 51 and over $5.00 each
  • Includes skates
  • For groups call (804) 592-3401
Skate Rental
  • Adults $ 5.00
  • Children 5 and under $ 3.00

Tickets for RVA On Ice are available at Richmond CenterStage Box Office. Cash and all major credit cards are accepted. Call 804-592-3330 for more information. The Box Office is located at 600 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219. The rink is located between 6th and 7th Streets on East Broad Street, adjacent to Richmond CenterStage and across from the Richmond Marriott and the Miller and Rhoads building. Street parking is available as well as paid parking in 7th Street and Marshall Street Lot, 5th Street and Broad Street lot, 5th Street and Marshall Deck (Behind Marriott Hotel); fees vary.

Daily operational hours are subject to change due to weather and rink conditions and other factors. It is always best to call 804-592-3330 for the most up-to-date information. Visit and for more information about various programs and special events.