The ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy®

The ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy®

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - Sunday, January 21, 2018

Ice skating at Discovery Green powered by Green Mountain Energy

The winter season kicks off on November 18, 2017 with Frostival, a fun-filled night celebrating the opening of The ICE at Discovery Green powered by Green Mountain Energy Company as well as the debut of the winter art installation,Hello Trees: A Walking Serenade by Daily tous les jours. Share your pictures using #discoverygreen

Hours of Operation

Monday–Thursday                            5–10 p.m.

Friday                                                5–11 p.m.

Saturday & School Holidays            11 a.m.–11 p.m.

Sunday                                             11 a.m.–8 p.m.

Thanksgiving Day                             11 a.m.–11 p.m.
Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve    11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Christmas Day & New Year’s Day     1 p.m.–7 p.m.

Martin Luther King Day                    11 a.m.–10 p.m.

*School holidays include: Nov. 20–24, Dec. 25–29, Jan. 1–5 and Jan. 15

**The ICE will be closed to the public after 4 p.m. on Dec. 10 and Jan. 21



          $14 regular admission (available onsite only)
$17 online tickets (not available on Cheap Skate Nights)
$8 Cheap Skate (discount off regular admission; valid Mondays
Nov. 27–Dec. 18 and Jan. 8)

Tickets include tax and skate rental. Sales support the Discovery Green Conservancy.

About the ICE
The ICE at Discovery Green powered by Green Mountain Energy 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 Box
The ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy offers 'The ICE Box', our separate, pint-sized rink for skaters “45 or shorter below the age of 4.

Wheelchairs on The ICE at Discovery Green powered by Green Mountain Energy 
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 later than scheduled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Weather updates can be found on our website, Facebook or call 713-434-RINK (7465) for more information. 

Bringing a group?
The ICE at Discovery Green powered by Green Mountain Energy is perfect for church groups, daycare and school field trips, scout outings, birthdays, and company parties. Advance reservations are REQUIRED. Click here to complete your Group Registration Request. Email: or call 713-434-RINK (7465) if you have any questions.

Ice Rink Events

Ice 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.

Need more info? Contact the ICE. or email 

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