Parks & Recreation

Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink

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Located at 345 Illick’s Mill Road


The Bethlehem Bureau of Recreation offers skating lessons for all ages, abilities and interests at the newly renovated outdoor rink. Our trained and experienced instructors offer a safe, fun way to learn skating basics and beyond. Our lesson program is a member of the U.S. Figure Skating’s Basic Skills Program and is endorsed by USA Hockey.

The rink is also available for hockey, private or group rentals. The fee is $275.00. There is also a party room available for rental during public sessions. Reservations are required. Anyone interested in rentals should call the Recreation Office, 610-865-7081, for availability. $50 per hour for residents and $75 per hour for non residents, paid at time of reservation.


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 1-5 p.m.
Thursday, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 p.m.

Friday Saturday 7-10 p.m.

Put your Party On Ice - Celebrate your next occasion at the EARL E. SCHAFFER MUNICIPAL ICE RINK

Ice Rink Info Flyer

Ice Rink Lessons Sign Up Form


  • Youth (18 & under) $5.00
  • Adult $5.50
  • Sr. Citizen (62 & over) $5.00
  • Skate Rental $3.00
  • Lace Tighteners $1.50
  • Laces (Figure) $3.00
  • (Hockey) $3.50
  • Skate Guards $8.00
  • Skate Sharpening $5.00


Youth (under 18)
Senior Citizen (62 and over)

*Proof of residency required at time of purchase


Monday: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Fee: $10
Wednesday: 9:00 –11:00 a.m. Adult Session (Begins 11/2) Fee: $10
Saturday: 9:15 –10:45 a.m. (Begins 11/5)

Contact person – Ice World Figure Skating Club - Walt Tremer – 610-965-2996

Hockey Program
Stick & Puck Fundamentals: First touch of stick to puck for skaters with basic skating ability.
In-House Clinic: Developmental hockey for skaters 7 yrs. & older with basic skating proficiency.
Power Skating: Advanced power skating instruction for Middle & High School players.

Skating lessons for pre-school, youth, teens, adults & families of all abilities. 4 week sessions. 30 minute class. Learn to Skate through Figure Skating levels. Classes are Monday through Wednesday and Saturday. Pre-registration required.
Skating School

Private Lessons -- Private lessons for individuals, hockey teams, groups, schools, parties/private rentals, contact:
The Skating School Office --- 610-865-8583

RINK RENTAL – Available for hockey, private, school, church, community or corporate rentals. Fee: $275.00 per hour for resident or scholastic rentals and $300 per hour for non-residents.

- Available for rental during public sessions for celebrations of any kind. Reservations required. Non-refundable fee paid at time of reservation. Fee: $50.00 per hour for residents and $75.00 per hour for non-residents.
Ice Rink Party Room Rental Form

Open during weekend public sessions and school holidays. Also available for party room rentals.

For Information & Reservations Call the Recreation Office: 610-865-7081