The ICE presented by Houston First
November 24 - February 7
The ICE at Discovery Green® presented by Houston First uses recycled water from Kinder Lake to create a 7,716 square-foot ice skating surface, making it the largest outdoor skating rink in the Southwest. The ICE at Discovery Green® presented by Houston First hosts a variety of Winter programming during the winter season, November through early February.
ICE at Discovery Green® presented by Houston First Admission:
- $14 includes skate rental and tax. Skating time limited to 1.5 hours all school holidays and weekends. A portion of tickets sales goes to support Discovery Green Conservancy's free year-round programming. Tickets are available for purchase in-person at the ice rink.
- $25 Speed Pass includes priority entrance, skate rental and tax. Speed Pass tickets are available for purchase online only. Click here to buy yours!
(Ice skates are offered in sizes 8 toddler to 15 adult)
Hours of Operation
Fridays, Saturdays, School Holidays* 11 am – 11 pm
New Year’s Day 1 – 11 pm
- Cheap Skate Nights
- HOT Nights on ICE!
Check our calendar for more details on these weekly events!
The ICE presented by Houston First offers 'The ICE Box', our separate, pint-sized rink for skaters “45 or shorter below the age of 4.
If you are a non-motorized wheelchair user, you are welcome to enjoy the rink in your own wheelchair. You must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times while on the ice rink. Motorized wheelchairs are not permitted on the ice rink. Admission for the wheelchair user is free, admission for the accompanying adult is $14 includes skate rental and tax. Skating time limited to 1.5 hours all school holidays and weekends. A portion of tickets sales goes to support Discovery Green Conservancy's free year-round programming. Tickets are available for purchase in-person at the ice rink.
The ice rink may be closed at times due to weather conditions, such as heat, lightning or rain. On very warm days, the rink may open late so that the ice may be covered until 3:30 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience. Weather updates can be found on our website or call 713-434-RINK (7465) for more information.
Bringing a group? The ICE at Discovery Green® presented by Houston First is perfect for church groups, daycare and school field trips, scout outings, birthdays, and company parties. Advance reservations are required. Party tables are available for rent.
Learn a lifetime sport! One-on-one instruction is available. Advance reservations are required.
Ice Rink EventsIce Rink Events, a Houston-based designer, manufacturer, installer, and operator of ice rinks around the globe, transforms Kinder Lake’s model boat basin into a holiday skating destination each winter season at the park. The expanded rink uses equipment that runs on renewable energy and even the ice rink border is made from recycled plastic materials.
To learn more about the ICE at Discovery Green® presented by Houston First, click here.
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