Our new 32' x 90' covered ice skating rink is open rain or shine!
Each 1-hour session includes ice skate rental.
Ice skating session schedule PDF
Includes ice skating and a $20 MyBoardwalk card.
On-site ticketing opens 30 minutes before the first session.
Show your valid Boardwalk Season Pass at the ticket booth and get a FREE $5 MyBoardwalk Card with ice skating!
Gather your crew and kick back in comfort with a cup of hot chocolate after an evening of ice skating or a holiday train ride. Fire pit areas are conveniently located near the arcades and kids craft area. Perfect for a birthday party, family gathering, or corporate holiday party!
Optional add-ons include s'mores, Boardwalk attractions, and ice skating.
Catered Fire Pit Packages
Please plan to arrive approximately 30 minutes prior to your session to allow time for will-call, waivers, and skate pick‑up.
Session tickets can be purchased online OR at a Main Entrance ticket booth window inside the plaza. We highly recommend booking in advance.
Pre-purchased tickets can be picked up at a Main Entrance ticket booth window by showing email confirmation and picture ID.
Skate Pick-up & Return
Skates can be picked up at the red ice skate booth located near the rink (they can be picked up no more than 30 minutes prior to your scheduled session). Please drop them off at the conclusion of your session.
Ice Skate Changing
A black rubber floor is near the entrance to the rink (skates shall not be worn outside of this area). Guests can store shoes under benches or in a limited number of cubbies provided. Lockers are available for valuable items near Shockwave. The Boardwalk is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
Ice Skate Sessions
An announcement will be made when each session begins. Throughout the session there will be a Boardwalk Ice Attendant stationed at the entrance of the rink to help enforce the Skater Code of Conduct. Boardwalk First Aid will also be open during sessions.
Check the calendar for operating hours*Please call (831) 423-5590 the day of your visit to confirm which rides and games are open. Sorry, no rides are open on November 19, 20, 29 & 6 or December 6, 13, & 20.
Enjoy a Chanukah movie special on December 3
Perfect for groups of 15+
Exclusive fire pits, food and more!
All trains depart from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
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