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We couldn't be more thrilled to invite you to the grand opening of the Lee Valley Ice Centre on Saturday, 17 June 2023. Following the £30 million investment from the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, with support from the London Borough of Waltham Forest, we're ready to cut the ribbon on what's set to become a must-visit destination for skating enthusiasts and fitness lovers alike.

Brace yourselves for the absolute state of the art, dual Olympic-sized ice rinks, a fully equipped gym and dynamic fitness class studios, all ready to help you reach your goals. And when it's time to rest and refuel, our inviting café stands ready with a menu to satisfy all tastes.

From passionate figure skaters and hockey players to fitness enthusiasts and casual visitors seeking a great day out, the new Lee Valley Ice Centre promises to bring everyone together in a shared experience of health, fun, and community.


Celebrate the grand opening with us and don’t miss the opportunity to skate for £1!

Come along, soak up the atmosphere, and discover all that the new Lee Valley Ice Centre has to offer. Why not sample some of the many activities lined up for the day? From public skating to taster skating lessons to fitness classes and gym inductions, there's something for everyone.


Event schedule:

Public Skate 

As a result of high demand, these sessions may be sold out unexpectedly.

Get ready to glide, spin, or simply soak in the joy of ice skating at our new venue - all for just £1 during our public skate sessions.

No skates, no problem! We've got you covered with skate hire available for all sizes, from child size UK 7 right up to adult size UK 15. And for our youngest skaters, we offer skate aid hire to help them safely enjoy their ice adventure.

Each skating session provides a full hour of ice time and can be booked every 10 minutes within the following time slots: 9:00 - 11:00, 11:30 - 13:00, 13:30 - 15:00, 15:00 - 16:30.

Book Public Skate session

Disco Ice

As a result of high demand, these sessions may be sold out unexpectedly.

Add a twist to your skating experience with our Disco Ice sessions. Imagine a grand ice party, complete with vibrant disco lights and motivating music that'll make you feel like you're dancing on the ice!

Each Disco Ice Session lasts for an hour, and you can book your spot every 10 minutes within the time slot from 15:30 to 17:00.

Book Disco Ice session

Learn to Skate taster lessons:

Whether you are a skating star or just about to start your skating experience, you will be able to try out one of our Learn to Skate lessons just for £1! Lessons are available for everyone ages 3+. Skate hire is available from child size UK7 to adult size UK15.

Each half-hour session is a guided skating adventure with one of our qualified instructors. Available to book every 30 minutes from 9:30 - 13:30.

Book Learn to Skate taster

Showcasing Our Clubs and Partners

Come and witness the dazzling performances of our amazing London clubs:

9:00 - 11:00: Step into the thrilling world of skating with the Lee Valley London Skate Club Demonstration (Rink B)

12:30 - 14:00: Experience the high-speed excitement of the Lee Valley Lions Ice Hockey Demonstration (Rink B)

Don't miss this chance to see some fantastic ice displays and learn more about our partner clubs. They're all set to impress!

Gym Inductions

Discover our top of the line gym and explore a varied range of equipment available at your new venue. Pre-book your gym induction and get a head start on your fitness journey. Our members get exclusive early seven days in advance bookings, while non-members can book five days ahead.

Opening day time slots available:

  • 9:30 - 10:00 - Group Inductions
  • 11:30 - 12:15 - Adult and Group Inductions
  • 15:30 - 16:00 - Group Inductions

Book Gym Induction

Fitness Classes

Passionate about fitness classes? Whether you're into weightlifting, dancing, or favor a lower-impact workout, we've got you covered. Our diverse class offerings cater to all tastes and fitness levels. Remember, members can book 7 days in advance, and non-members can book 5 days ahead.

Opening day fitness class timetable:

  • 10:00 - 11:00 - Power Pump
  • 11:00 - 12:00 - Pilates
  • 13:00 - 14:00 - Zumba 
  • 15:00 - 15:30 - Virtual Aerobics

Book Fitness Classes

 Walk with us!

Join one of our themed walks being offered by LVRPA on the Opening Day. Meet us at front of Ice Centre - no booking is required.

11:00 Sensory Walk

Description: Sensory walks allow you to use your senses to connect with your surroundings whilst you stay active. Taking part in this activity will help you to develop social connections, explore the use of your senses, and support your health and fitness. These walks are designed for those with disabilities but can be enjoyed by anyone.

13:00 Lifewalk

Description: Lifewalks is a walking for health scheme which takes place in various walking routes within Lee Valley and will be a great chance to discover the beautiful open spaces surrounding the Ice Centre. Each walk will encourage you to walk a little faster than usual and all abilities are welcome. These walks are a great way to meet new people whilst leading a more active lifestyle.

Exclusive Pre-Opening Membership Offer

Get ready for an unbeatable deal leading up to our grand opening on 17 June. Skip the setup fee and enjoy two weeks free on Health and Fitness memberships.

Sign up online

As we prepare to welcome you on Saturday, 17 June, ensure your place by pre-booking your sessions. And while you're with us, take a moment to tour our fantastic new facilities and treat yourself at our charming café. The adventure starts here!