Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink can cater for birthday and groups of all ages and sizes. Speak to our party planners today to get started!
Put your birthday party plan on ice with Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink’s exciting kids birthday party packages!
A minimum of 10 children to attend and a maximum of 20 children per party group.
Kids parties are recommended for children 6 to 16 years.
One parent of the birthday child can skate FREE of charge during the Birthday Lesson and Public Session. Additional guests and parents are strongly encouraged to watch from the grandstands during the lesson and may then join the fun on the ice during the Public Session. When purchasing Rink Admission additional guests and parents will be given FREE Skate Hire for the following Public Session times: Saturday 2:30pm - 4:30pm & Sunday 1:15pm - 3:15pm.
Please wear enclosed shoes, socks, warm comfortable clothing and gloves. The use of protective gear (e.g. helmet) is strongly encouraged and available for use on the day of your party, free of charge at Skate Hire.
Contact our office 9am-5pm weekdays to make or booking or send through a booking enquiry online below. A non-refundable $50.00 deposit is required at time of booking. We accept cash or EFTPOS.
You will be required to pay in full for a confirmed number of guests by the Wednesday prior to your party date, which may be paid over the phone via EFTPOS or in person at the ice rink. NO CHANGES TO FINAL NUMBERS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS TIME. Proceeding with final payment means you understand and agree to our Terms & Conditions. Unfortunately cancellation of a booking is an automatic forfeit of any payments made.
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Includes 30 min group lesson, 2 hours Public Skating, food & drink. See packages below.
Rink staff set up tables and chairs, including; tablecloth, balloons, paper plates, napkins, plastic cutlery, candles, lighter and cake knife.
Feel like a little more?
We have a selection of "ADD-ON" food items we can organise for your booking, please speak to the Party Coordinator about these options. We do allow ONE platter of ourside food to be brought in, subject to approval, however generally we DO NOT allow outside food or drink on the premises at other times. You must supply your own birthday cake.
In addition to the Birthday cake, you may only bring in one small platter of outside food (e.g. sandwiches, fruit etc).
We do not allow ice-cream cakes due to minimal freezer storage space.
If you wish to dress the table with any additional items prior arrangements must be made withe the Party Coordinator for approval. Rink staff set up tables and chairs, inlcuding; tablecloth, balloons, paper plates, napkins, plastic cutlery, candles, lighter and cake knife.
Yes we do, our options include:
Yes, a tab may be established for items purchased by party guests. See Canteen staff on the day who will be happy to accommodate your guests orders.
Kids Parties are recommended for children aged 6 - 16 years. Children under 6 years are generally not permitted on the ice during the Party Lesson.
Children under 6 years are generally not permitted on the ice during the Party Lesson. Kids under 6 years old who are accompanied by a paying parent may be allowed to skate during the lesson, subject to approval by Rink management. Please discuss with us when making your booking if you would like this to be considered for your party.
We encourage you to book your party in as early as possible. To ensure you get your desired party date, we advise to book approx 6-8 weeks prior.
Confirmation of the final number of guests attending and chosen food option must be confirmed via phone or email by the Wednesday prior to your party date with the Party Coordinator. In the case of your food option not being confirmed at the time of your booking we will default to the "Bronze Food Package".
No changes may be made to final numbers after a full payment has been confirmed for a party booking. Any additional party guests will be charged at the rate of $22.00 per person (Skating Lesson & Public Session ONLY. Food not included).
You will be required to pay in full for a confirmed number of guests by the Wednesday prior to your party date, which may be paid over the phone via EFTPOS or in person at the ice rink. No changes to final numbers will be accepted after this time. Proceeding with final payment means you understand and agree to out Terms & Conditions. Unfortunately cancellation of a booking is an automatic forfeit of any payments made. Any additional guests on the party day will be charged at the rate of $20.00 per person (Skating Lessons & Public Session ONLY. Food not included).
We can have up to 5 parties in one sitting. Tables are set up based on numbers not exceeding 20 guests per party.
All parties have a minimum of 10 guests. Our maximum is set at 20 guests. If you would like to have more than 20 guests at your party please discuss this when making your booking and we will do our best to accommodate you. Our party host to guest maximum ratio is 1:20. For parties of 21 or more guests you will have a second host included in your package. A surcharge of $50 applies for parties with 21 or more guests. We cannot accept any parties of more than 30 guests under any circumstances.
Party guests are given safety guidelines and skating instructions during the 30 minute lesson. Having parents on the ice at this time can be distracting for the party guests. Parents are strongly encouraged to watch their child from the grandstands during the lesson and may then join their child on the ice during the Public Session. Disocunted admission price will apply.
A parent of the birthday child skates complimentary during the Party Lesson & Public Session. Other party guests & parents are strongly encouraged to watch from the grandstands during the duration of the lesson & to join the fun during the Public Session. Party guests wanting to skate in the Public Session will be granted FREE skate hire when purchasing Rink Admission. For example: Child $18.00 or Adult $21.00.
Each party will be designated their own colour to coordinate with wristbands and Party Host vests.
All shoes are placed in tubs provided and then located at the party table for durations of party.
Please wear enclosed shows, sock, warm comfortable clothing and gloves. The use of protective gear (e.g. inline helmet) is strongly encouraged and available for use on the day of your party, free of charge at Skate Hire.
Our party hosts are accredited coaches who provide skating instructions and safety guidelines during the 30-minute lesson. If it is appropriate, games such as limbo may be incorporated into the lesson based on the ability of guests to skate safely. We do not offer any prizes.
“I really appreciated the hosts professionalism and understanding on a stressful day. She made the party fun and enjoyable for all kids.”
“Just wanted to say a big thanks for an amazing, well organized party. We found the day very professional. All of the staff were very helpful and polite. A big thanks goes out to your staff. I normally don’t send emails providing my feedback but I thought I would as I was immensely impressed.”
“Thank you to the party hosts and rink staff for such an awesome skating party. It went so smoothly and everyone had a fabulous time. Everyone was extremely helpful, courteous and nice”
“The staff are fantastic and I mean fantastic. Nothing was too hard. Thank you for making my daughters birthday on that she and her friends will remember. We will be coming back again and again.”
“My daughter and her friends had a great time at her birthday party. Great staff and great value fore money! Thanks guys.”
“I just wanted to say abig thank you for the party you helped me organise last Sunday. My daughter and her friends had a great time. The party host Nina was brilliant. Thoroughly recommend to host another one to family and friends.”
“I attended my 9 year old grandaughter, Jodis birthday party at your centre on Saturday. I cannot compliment enough the way that we were treated by your staff, rom start to finish.Our hostesses service and care to the children was impeccable and to be commended. You have a wonderful culture and ethic within your staff,which is refreshing to see in todays' world, as an older person. I am sure that you will be getting further party requests from the children who attended our party. Thank you again."
Please note the following:
School Term Only
Monday to Friday
12:30pm - 2:30pm
These rates are for Ice Skating per session and include Skate Hire:
$8 per student
Please note the following:
Please see the public session times
These rates are for ice skating per session and include Skate Hire:
$14 per person