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The City of Bethlehem is actively working with government agencies and businesses to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Please refer to the Bethlehem Health Bureau’s coronavirus page for the most current information, best practices, and resources.

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Earl E. Schaffer Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink

THE ICE RINK  WILL BE OPEN IN NOVEMBER FOR HOCKEY AND PUBLIC SKATE SESSIONS. CDC AND STATE GUIDELINES WILL BE FOLLOWED*

The Earl E. Schaffer Bethlehem Municipal Ice Rink will be open for the 2020-2021 season from November through mid March. Anyone interested in renting the rink should contact the Recreation office at 610-865-7081 or recreation@bethlehem-pa.gov for more information.

Public skate sessions will begin on Friday, November 20th this season.

Due to 50% capacity restrictions, we are only allowed 230 skaters each session.

NEW THIS YEAR...OPEN AN ACCOUNT AND BECOME A
BETHLEHEM RECREATION
 MEMBER

With an account, you can purchase the following services ONLINE with any major credit card with NO EXTRA FEES:

  • Pre-register for all public skate sessions to save time and secure a spot on the ice due to new capacity restrictions.
  • Purchase services (skate sharpening, skate rentals, etc.) prior to coming to the rink. Skate sharpening will ONLY occur during public skate sessions this season. Appointments can be made to have skates sharpened outside of public skate hour. Contact us for details.
  • Purchase gift certificates to be used for our services.
  • Create and load a fund account to use for all recreation services throughout the year. One complimentary membership card and key tag will be issued to each account upon the establishment of a fund account. Additional card and key tag sets can be purchased for $5.00 each.

  SIGN UP FOR AN ACCOUNT HERE

Hours
Friday: 7:30-9:30pm (Closed: Christmas Day)
Saturday: 1-3pm; 7:30-9:30pm (Closed: 1/30 for Winter Classic)
Sunday: 1-3pm
Holiday Hours: 1-3pm (Wed, 11/25; Fri, 11/27; Mon 11/30; Wed, 12/23; Mon, 12/28; Tues, 12/29; Wed, 12/30; Thurs, 12/31; Fri, 1/1; Mon, 1/18; Fri, 2/12; Mon, 2/15)

Fees:
Youth (17 and under)/Seniors (62 and older)- $7.00
Adults (18-61)- $8.00
Skate Rental- $3.00 (tax included)
Skate Sharpening- $6.00 (tax included)

Payment Options:
Credit Card (No extra fees)
Cash (Exact amount ONLY)
Membership Card (See above)

**Due to the uncertainty of the length of the season because of the current pandemic, season passes will not be sold this season. Thank you for understanding**

 *Click here for more information on our COVID-19 rink policies as determined by the Bethlehem Health, Emergency Management, and Code Enforcement Departments (Updated November 12, 2020)