Winter is finally in the air! The chilly weather has us looking forward to hot chocolate by the fireplace and heading to Athens' ice skating rink, located downtown at The Classic Center. Akins Ford presents Athens on Ice at the 440 Foundry Pavilion.

Athens on ice logo

You can experience this holiday season with safe, outdoor fun. There are several new ice skating features that are being implemented to keep everyone safe and ensure that skaters feel comfortable. Plus, the new mobile tickets are not only contact-free, but also more convenient!

'Tis the Season to be Safe!
2020 Ice Skating Safety Measures:

  1. Masks are required at all times. Signed health affidavits will be required for entry.
  2. Each 75-minute session will have a limited capacity of skaters.
    Purchase your tickets ahead of time to save your space at the rink.
  3. Mobile tickets only. The Box Office will be closed.
    Mobile tickets will be scanned at the 440 Foundry Pavilion ice rink entrance.
  4. The skating rink and pavilion are all outdoor access.
  5. Guests are encouraged to enter The Classic Center parking deck from the Foundry Street entrance.
    Proceed to parking Level 2 for easy access to the Pavilion.

Grab your tickets now at to get ready for the season.

More details for the 2020 Athens on Ice season:

  • Dates: The rink will be open from November 13 – January 31.
  • Ticket Cost: Skate sessions are 75 minutes of fun at only $15 per ticket.
  • Group Discount: Groups of ten or more are eligible for $12 tickets.
  • Season Pass: Want to skate regularly all season?
    Then grab a season pass for just $120 to enjoy the rink for all three months!
  • Skate Rental Included: All tickets include skate rental for the session. 

If you need a little extra glide, rent a plastic blue seal to give you balance and stability. Grab a super-cute seal so even the littlest skaters can have fun on the ice with the rest of the family, or make way for some competitive ice racing as speed skaters push their pals from one end of the rink to the other! 

Ice Scenes

*Note that images are from prior years and masks will be required for the 2020-2021 ice skating season.


Group Rates and Private Rink Rentals:

The more the merrier! Rent out the rink for your church group, neighborhood or civic group party, or organize a fundraiser night for your organization or club. Regardless of who you go with, the night at the rink is a night well spent.

Interested in booking?
Email Danny Bryant at for more information and to set up a night at the skating rink.