Discovery Green Mark

Signature Experience

The Rink: Rolling at Discovery Green®

Make a memory this spring.

UPDATE: Due to overwhelming demand, The Rink will be open through Sunday Mar 19!

Hours of operations

Glide beneath the glittering lights of downtown in the center of the beautiful 12-acre park at The Rink: Rolling at Discovery Green. 

Starting Feb. 10 Houstonians can enjoy five weeks of roller-skating fun in Discovery Green at downtown Houston’s only outdoor roller rink. This year features a new and improved rink with a rubber subfloor for increased comfort and bright colors perfect for cool photos.

Non-motorized wheelchairs are welcome.

Forever Green Members, First Responders and Military will receive a $2 discount for tickets purchased onsite with proof of member or ID card (up to 5 people).

KPRC 2 is the official media sponsor.

Mondays: 5 – 10 pm
Tuesdays: 5 – 10 pm
Wednesdays: 5 – 10 pm
Thursdays: 5 – 10 pm
Fridays: 5 – 11 pm
Saturdays and HISD holidays*: 11 am –11 pm
Sundays: 11 am – 8 pm  

*HISD holidays: March 13 – 17

NOTE: The Rink will be closed to the public on March 12 beginning at 2:30 pm. Last ticket sales are available at 1:30 pm. 


Regular Admissions:

Tickets are $12 per person plus tax and includes skate rental.

Roller Skating at Discovery Green outdoors in downtown Houston


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Skating Rink

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. Open Nov 11, 2022 – Jan 29, 2023. Purchase tickets at

Hours of operations
Monday – Friday: 5-10 pm (Fridays open until 11pm)
Saturday & HISD School Holidays*: 11 am-11 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 8 pm
Thanksgiving Day: 11 am – 11 pm
Christmas & New Year’s Eve: 11 am-7 pm
Christmas & New Year’s Day: 1-7 pm
*HISD school holidays include: Nov. 21-25; Dec. 22-30; Jan. 2-6 & 16
On Dec. 18 and Jan. 15 the rink will close to the public at 5 pm. The last ticket sales are at 3:30 pm

Do You Discovery Green?

Be a hero to this natural landscape that has stood to support your moments of play, exploration, and even civic engagement. You rely on these beautiful 12 acres for your wellbeing. And with your help it can support the community’s needs and environmental health.