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Dumfries Ice Bowl

Dumfries Ice Bowl has a dedicated Ice Hockey / Ice Skating Rink and a dedicated Curling Rink. The facility is used by local and regional clubs and hosts national and international competitions.

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Customer notice


There will be no public skating sessions on the following dates due to the facility hosting special events:

  • Saturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May
  • Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 May
  • Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May
  • Saturday 4 and Saturday 11 June


Special events


Scottish Ice Hockey League (SIHL) Recreational Plate -
Saturday 30 April and Sunday 1 May

IHUK Under 20's Final - Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 May

Top 2 teams from Scotland and England Under 20's League play against each other

Find out more about this event https://www.icehockeyuk.co.uk/ihuk-u20-national-finals--p200421

Paisley Blackhawks Tournament- Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 May

Eight teams will battle it out over two days with the first game at 9am on Saturday; all games are 2 x 20 minutes. Tickets available on the door.

Solway Sharks Junior Ice Hockey Club Tournament - Saturday 4 and Saturday 11 June


Annual ice maintenance shutdown


This facility will be closed from Monday 13 June until Sunday 24 July, for the annual ice maintenance shutdown. There will be restricted access to the facility during this time and we will re-open on Monday 25 July.  

If you need further details please email icebowl@dumgal.gov.uk


Facility information


DG One Swimming Pool

DG One Swimming Pool is temporarily located in the Ice Bowls car Park

  • 25meter, 5 Lane swimming pool at 1.2 meters deep

Find more information visit the DG One website

Ice Hall

  • Ice Pad (56 x 29m) for Skating and Ice Hockey

Curling Hall

  • 6 rink curling pad

DG Cafe and Bar

  • Serving meals, snacks and beverages

Mini Conference Area / Meeting Room

  • Suitable for small conference, seminar groups and meetings for up to 20
  • Limited audio/visual equipment available for hire
  • Teas, Coffees, etc available on request


Timetable

Monday
  • Noon to 1.30pm: Public skating
  • 5.30pm to 6.30pm: Skate UK sessions (block booking)
  • 5.30pm to 6.30pm: Public skating
  • 10.30pm to 11.30pm: Adult Learn to Play Ice Hockey
Tuesday
  • Noon to 1.30pm: Public skating
  • 4pm to 5pm: Learn to Play Ice Hockey
Wednesday
  • Noon to 1.30pm: Public skating
  • 5.30pm to 6.30pm: Public skating
  • 5.30pm to 6.30pm: Skate UK sessions (block booking)
Thursday
  • Noon to 1.30pm: Public skating
  • 4pm to 5pm: Learn to Play Ice Hockey
Friday
  • 11am to 12noon: Snowtots
  • 12noon to 1.30pm: Snowtots and Public Skating (split ice)
  • 7.30pm to 9pm: Ice Disco 
Saturday
  • 9am to 10am: Skate UK Star Programme (block booking)
  • 10am to 11.30am: Pecky's North Pole Club
  • 10am to 12.30pm: Skate UK sessions (block booking)
  • 11.30am to 12.30pm: Snowtots
  • 2pm to 3.30pm: Public skating
Sunday
  • 2pm to 3.30pm: Public skating


Café Opening Times

Monday - Friday: 3pm - 7pm

Weekends: 10am - 4pm

Fees and charges


Skate Hire
Adult Skate Hire - £2.20
Junior Skate Hire - £2.00
Pecky skating aid - £1.50 per half hour

Skating
Adult Skating - £5.30
Junior Skating - £4.10

Ice Disco
Adult - £5.30
Junior - £4.10

Learn to Play Ice Hockey
Adult - £5.15
Junior - £4.10

Snow Tots (8 and under only*)
Child and Adult - £4.00
Additional Child - £2.00

*Change of policy for a trial period Feb-Mar 2016

North Pole Club
Adult - £5.30
Junior - £4.10
Family - £18.90 (includes skate hire)


Location map



Car Parking

Parking is available on site, additional parking is also available with in close proximity to the Ice Bowl.  This also includes the use of spaces at Palmerston Park  Football Stadium.

Public Parking Location

Number of Spaces

Ice Bowl

36

King Street (opposite Ice Bowl)

18

Palmerston Park

360

College Street

46

David Street

19

King Street

30

Market Square

18

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Contact Details

 

Dumfries Ice Bowl

King Street
Dumfries
DG2 9AN

Tel: 01387 251300
Email this contact

Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2DD

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