Dumfries Ice Bowl

An ice rink in Dumfries, offering daily public skating, ice hockey, curling, skate hire, a cafe and a meeting room to hire.






Ice bowl building at night

 

Dumfries Ice Bowl is currently closed for annual maintenance. Peckish Cafe remains open. Skating restarts on Monday 22 July 2024 and curling restarts in September 2024.

At Dumfries Ice Bowl, you can:

  • ice skate in our daily public ice skating sessions
  • curl on our 6-lane curling pad 
  • learn to play ice hockey 
  • learn to ice skate
  • hire a meeting room
  • have something to eat and drink in our cafe

Public ice skating

Public skating sessions last from 60 to 90 minutes. Sessions run every day and you can book up to 3 days in advance.

View timetable and book

Snowtots

Snowtots skate sessions are for parents and toddlers under 5s. Sessions run every Friday from 11am to midday.

Skateability

Skateability sessions are for people with a physical, sensory or learning disability. Sessions are open to all ages and abilities so please come along and try skating in a relaxed non-pressurised environment. 

Sessions run every Saturday from midday to 12.45pm.

Pecky’s North Pole Club

Pecky’s North Pole Club is for all of the family to enjoy. There is a dedicated under 5s area with interactive games and toys as well as a general skating area for the rest of the family. This session will run every Saturday, 10am to midday. 

Dumfries Ice Bowl prices

Ice Bowl Cost
Adult skating  £7.50 
Junior skating  £5.90 
Adult skate hire  £2.70 
Junior skate hire  £2.60 
Adult skating lesson  £7.80 
Junior skating lesson  £4.70 
Adult, Learn to Play (ice hockey) £7.60 
Ice pad hire  £189.90 
Ice pad hire (reoccurring booking )  £152
Adult Skateability   £3.80 
Junior Skateability   £3
Pecky’s North Pole Club (junior, under 8s) – 1 child, 1 adult £6.10 
Pecky’s North Pole Club (junior, under 8s) – extra child £3.30 
Pecky hire  £3
Snowtots (under 5s) – 1 adult, 1 child £6.10 
Snowtots, extra child £3.30 
Skate sharpening   £5.40 
School skating   £2.30 
Family skate pass   £33.50 

Ice skating lessons for children

If you would like to register your child for ice skating lessons, please email us:

Email: icebowl@dumgal.gov.uk 

Include:

  • their full name
  • their date of birth
  • their skating experience 
  • your address
  • your telephone number
  • your email address 

Junior skating lessons cost £4.70.

Ice skating lessons for adults

If you would like to register for adult skating lessons, please email us:

Email: icebowl@dumgal.gov.uk 

Include your:

  • full name
  • date of birth  
  • address
  • telephone number  
  • email address

Adult skating lessons cost £7.60. 

Ice hockey

If you are interested in learning to play ice hockey, we have sessions for both children and adults.

Learn to play ice hockey for adults

If you are interested in learning to play ice hockey, we offer learn to play sessions for adults 18 years old and over. Sessions are available Wednesdays, 10pm to 11pm.

Adult learn to play ice hockey sessions cost £7.60.

Find an ice hockey learn to play session

Learn to play ice hockey for children

We also offer ice hockey fundamentals and learn to play for under 18s.  

Hockey skating fundamentals gets players into the kit and on to the ice for the first time. Our coaches will teach you the basic hockey skills needed to move you around the ice comfortably and safely. Learn to play will introduce stick and puck work, teaching you how to use the stick to handle the puck, pass and shoot.

If you would like to register your child for hockey fundamentals or learn to play, please email us:

Email: icebowl@dumgal.gov.uk 

Include: 

  • their full name
  • their date of birth  
  • your address
  • your telephone number  
  • your email address     

Hockey fundamentals and junior learn to play sessions cost £4.70. 

Curling

Curling is a sport where players slide stones on a sheet of ice towards a target area, split into 4 circles. You are welcome to come along to a curling sessions for a fun beginner's lesson on curling. You don't need to have any experience. 

All things curling in Dumfries

To book a session you can also:

Email: luke@dumfriescurling.co.uk

Book a meeting room

We also have a meeting room to hire.

Location
location
Address

Dumfries Ice Bowl
King Street
Dumfries
DG2 9AN
United Kingdom

Dumfries Ice bowl is a short walk from the town centre and Dumfries Railway Station.   

Directions

If you are driving, we are clearly signposted from most main routes into the town. If you are taking the bus, number 10 or 12 has 2 stops on Glasgow Street nearby, followed a short walk to the facility. 

Parking

We have our own car park which is free to customers and includes disabled parking. 

Opening times

Venue opening times

Open 7 days a week, 7am to 11pm. 

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