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Ice Skating at the Ice Arena, Billingham Forum

Billingham Forum Ice Arena

Billingham Forum Ice Arena is found within Billingham Forum, located in the heart Billingham Town Centre.  Originally opened in 1967 by Queen Elizabeth II, Billingham Forum closed in 2009 for redevelopment before reopening in 2011, boasting state of the art facilities for customers to enjoy.

The Ice Arena now plays host to 200,000 visitors a year, a number which is rapidly growing each year. Customers have access to a variety of ice sessions to suit their skating needs.  From competent skaters to Bambi on ice, Billingham Forum Ice Arena encourages and welcomes all. We offer skating lessons for those who require that little extra support or for those looking to become the next Torvill and Dean.  As well as your skating sessions, the Ice Arena hosts some spectacular Under 18 ‘club-style’ nights such as our popular UV and Foam Parties.  Spectators can view from the seated gallery and also cheer on the likes of Billingham Stars and Cleveland Comets in some enthralling Ice Hockey matches, or be entertained by the Billingham Ice Skating Club at the annual ice pantomime.  The Ice Arena can be privately hired for your own personal use. We also throw a pretty cool birthday party!

Simply Skate
A relaxed environment open to all ages and abilities to enjoy ice skating. Whether you’re a first timer or a seasoned professional you will have a fun and memorable experience.

Family Freeze
A comfortable environment for the whole family to enjoy a fun filled skate. Stability penguins and snowmen are available to hire to make sure your little ones stay on their feet! (height restrictions apply)

A mash up of the latest club tracks to keep you on your feet all night long. Chill out in the Ice Bar or take to the ice and get the party started.

Ice Age
Keep the kids entertained with our Ice Age disco! A chance to skate and socialise to all the latest chart hits means they’ll never be bored! (aimed at under 16′s)

Rock The Rink
Playing classic tracks covering several genres, expect to hear the best of Punk, Rock, Indie and Metal to make sure the rink is always rocking!

Penguin Club
For children aged from 18 months up to and including 4 years, this session gets kids involved from an early age; building their confidence and developing their co-ordination, with free penguin and snowmen stability aids and toys to play with! (subject to availability)

Disability/SNAP’s Skate
Disabled users can access the ice either on ice skates, sledges or in their own wheelchairs. For more information please contact reception.

Make Your Move on Monday’s (MYM)
Ladies only (aged 11+) This session is a great way to keep fit, learn a new skill and socialise with friends! There’s coaches on the ice to teach you the basics. Simply turn up on any Monday evening session to register, then you’re good to go!

For more information visit


Ice Arena at Billingham Forum, The Causeway , Billingham, Teesside, TS23 2LJ

6.7 miles     01642 551381    

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