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School holidays and Activities

School Holidays and Activities

All Day Fun and Entertainment at O’Brien Icehouse for all the family during the School Holidays


A school holiday program for children of all ages and all abilities, with special guests during the day will provide fun and entertainment for all the family at O’Brien Icehouse during the upcoming school holidays.


Featuring two Olympic size ice rinks, the school holiday program activities from Saturday 29th June to Sunday 14th July, add to the all-day unlimited public skating, including free lessons for beginners at O’Brien Icehouse during the school holidays.


As well as free activities on and off the ice, visitors will also experience live performances from State Champions skating to iconic soundtracks from favourite family movies. These champion skaters will bring to life the musical soundtracks three times a day, every day of the school holidays, between 11am and 2pm and then stay on the ice to give visitors tips and tricks to help their skating.


With other free activities, on and off the ice, and our Ice Ambassadors out on the ice to assist visitors of all ages and abilities, it promises to be a fun time for all the family.


Featuring two Olympic size ice rinks and generous spectator areas, there is plenty of room for everyone to enjoy the school holiday activities at O’Brien Icehouse.

O’Brien Icehouse Winter School Holiday program will include:

-All day unlimited public skating: from 9am with all the favourite music in the background.

-Under 8’s Ice Fun and Games:  9am – 11am every day our Ice Ambassadors will take children under 8 years of age through games and will set up a snow-play area to provide an exciting ice and snow experience for younger children.

-Free Lessons for beginners: Get started with a free 15-minute lesson from the experienced Ice Ambassadors who will to take beginners through the basics to help them get started on the ice. Every hour between 11:00am and 2:00pm.

-State Figure Skating Champions: Live skating performances every day of the school holidays between 11am to 2pm followed by a meet and greet with the champion skaters on the ice.


There will also be plenty of fantastic daily giveaways and prizes to enjoy.


O’Brien Icehouse is the place for fun and exciting activities during the school holidays and our Ice Ambassadors will be on hand to assist all visitors, of all ages and all abilities with their skating skills. For first-time visitors, the Ice Ambassadors will ensure you have a fun and memorable time.

Entry for all day unlimited skating and all activities zones:

•Adult - $28 including skate hire*

•Concession - $26 including skate hire*

•Child (6 to 14) - $24 including skate hire*

•Child (3 to 5) - $15 including skate hire*

•Single Family (one adults and two children) - $66.50 including skate hire*

•Family (two adults and two children) - $85 including skate hire*

*tickets cheaper if purchased online. 

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O’Brien Icehouse – Easy Access

O’Brien Icehouse – where public skating is fun 364 days a year.

Located at 105 Pearl River Road, Docklands (off Footscray Road)

A 5-minute walk from the Waterfront City Docklands Tram stop in the free tram zone

Tram No. 70, Tram No. 86 or the City Circle Tram

Parking is available in District Docklands.


District Docklands

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