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 28 and Sunday 29 May
  • Saturday 4 June
  • Sunday 5 June

Special events

Paisley Blackhawks Tournament- Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 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 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


  • 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
  • Noon to 1.30pm: Public skating
  • 4pm to 5pm: Learn to Play Ice Hockey
  • Noon to 1.30pm: Public skating
  • 5.30pm to 6.30pm: Public skating
  • 5.30pm to 6.30pm: Skate UK sessions (block booking)
  • Noon to 1.30pm: Public skating
  • 4pm to 5pm: Learn to Play Ice Hockey
  • 11am to 12noon: Snowtots
  • 12noon to 1.30pm: Snowtots and Public Skating (split ice)
  • 7.30pm to 9pm: Ice Disco 
  • 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
  • 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

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


King Street (opposite Ice Bowl)


Palmerston Park


College Street


David Street


King Street


Market Square


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Contact Details


Dumfries Ice Bowl

King Street

Tel: 01387 251300
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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