Ice Skating at Bulldog Park 

The city of Crown Point offers Open Skate throughout the winter season. Weather permitting, our NHL-sized ice rink at Bulldog Park is scheduled to open Thanksgiving weekend.

Open Skate Hours

Hours are subject to change. Please check our calendar below for current January and February 2022 open skate hours.


Prices for the 2022 Skating Season

Admission

$5 per person
Free for senior citizens (62 and older)

Skate Rental

$3

Skate Assists

Free, available on a first-come, first-serve basis

Pick up "RAT" Hockey

$10 per player


  1. Parks & Recreation


    Physical Address
    183 S West Street
    Crown Point, IN 46307


    Directions

    Phone: 219-661-2271
    Fax: 219-661-2289


January 2022







Saturday, Jan. 1
Open Skate: Noon to 10 p.m. 
Sunday. Jan. 2

CSRI: 10-11:45 a.m. 

Open Skate: 
Noon to 6 p.m. 
Monday, Jan. 3

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming.
Tuesday, Jan. 4

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming.
Wednesday, Jan. 5

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming.
Thursday, Jan. 6

Open Skate: 
7-10 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 7

Open Skate: 

5-10 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 8

Open Skate: 

2-10 p.m. 
Sunday, Jan. 9

Open Skate: Noon to 6 p.m. 
Monday, Jan. 10

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming.

 
Tuesday, Jan. 11

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming.
Wednesday, Jan. 12

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming.

Thursday, Jan. 13 

Open Skate: 
7-10 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 14

Open Skate: 

5-9 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 15 

Open Skate: 
2-10 p.m. 
Sunday, Jan. 16

CSRI: 10-11:45 a.m. 

Open Skate: Noon to 10 p.m. 


Monday, Jan. 17

Open Skate: 
11 a.m. to 
4 p.m.



Tuesday, Jan. 18

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming.
Wednesday, Jan. 19

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming.

Rat Hockey: 8:30-10:30 p.m.


Thursday, Jan. 20

Open Skate: 

7-10 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 21

Open Skate: 

5-10 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 22

Open Skate: 
2-10 p.m. 
Sunday, Jan. 
23

Open Skate: Noon to 6 p.m. 
Monday, Jan. 24

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming. 
Tuesday, Jan. 25

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming.
Wednesday, Jan. 26

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming.

Rat Hockey: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

Canceled due to extreme cold and high winds. 
Thursday, Jan. 27

Open Skate: 

7-10 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 28


Open Skate: 

5-10 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 29

Open Skate: 
2-10 p.m. 
Sunday, Jan. 30

CSRI: 10-11:45 a.m. 

Open Skate: Noon to 6 p.m. 
Monday, Jan. 31

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming.







February 2022



Tuesday, 
Feb. 1 

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming.    


Wednesday, Feb. 2 

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming. 

Rat Hockey: 8:30-10:30 p.m. 
Thursday, Feb. 3 

Open Skate: 7-10 p.m. 
Friday, 
Feb. 4 

Open Skate: 
5-9 p.m. 
Saturday, Feb. 5 

Open Skate: 
2-10 p.m. 
Sunday, 
Feb. 6 

CSRI: 10-11:45 a.m. 

Open Skate: 
Noon to 6 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 7 

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming.  
Tuesday, 
Feb. 8 

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming. 
Wednesday, Feb. 9

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming. 

Rat Hockey: 8:30-10:30 p.m. 
Thursday, Feb. 10 

No open skate due to a private rental. 
Friday, 
Feb. 11 

Open Skate: 
5-10 p.m. 
Saturday, Feb. 12 

Open Skate: 
2-10 p.m. 

Sunday, 
Feb. 13


Open Skate: 
Noon to 6 p.m.

Monday, 
Feb. 14 

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming. 
Tuesday, 
Feb. 15 

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming. 
Wednesday, Feb. 16 

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming. 

Rat Hockey: 8:30-10:30 p.m. 
Thursday, Feb. 17 

Open Skate: 7-10 p.m. 
Friday, 
Feb. 18 

Open Skate: 
5-10 p.m. 
Saturday, Feb. 19 

Open Skate: 
2-10 p.m. 

Sunday, 
Feb. 20

CSRI: 10-11:45 a.m. 

Open Skate: 
Noon to 10 p.m.

Monday, 
Feb. 21 

Open Skate: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Tuesday, 
Feb. 22 

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming. 
Wednesday, Feb. 23 

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming. 

Rat Hockey: 8:30-10:30 p.m. 
Thursday, Feb. 24 

Open Skate: 7-10 p.m. 
Friday,
Feb. 25


Open Skate: 
5-10 p.m. 
Saturday, Feb. 26

Open Skate: 
2-10 p.m. 

Sunday, 
Feb. 27 

Open Skate: 
Noon to 6 p.m.

Monday, 
Feb. 28 

No open skate due to Learn to Skate and Hockey programming. 






Ice Skating Lessons at Ice Rink at Franciscan Health Pavilion at Bulldog Park (Ages 3 +)

Learn the FUNdamentals of ice skating through the Crown Point Parks and Recreation Learn to Skate program for participants ages 3 and older. The ice skating lessons will focus on basic skills, including safety, balance, skating forward and backward, stopping, gliding, hopping and being comfortable on the ice while having fun! 

The final Learn to Skate session in 2022 will be held once a week for three weeks. Participants are asked to pick their class time. 

Tots, age 3-5: 4:30-5:15 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday 

Beginners 1: 5:15-6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday 

Beginners 2: 6:15-7 p.m. Tuesday only (Participants must talk to instructor prior to enrolling in Beginners 2)

Adults: 6:15-7 p.m. Thursday only 

Fees

$64 - individual fee for Crown Point residents who live within city limits 

$80 - individual fee for non-Crown Point residents who live outside of city limits

Sign up online today, or at our Parks and Recreation office, located on the second floor of Bulldog Park, 183 S. West St.  

Registration deadline: Feb. 10, 2022 


Meet the Instructor - Sara Rhoades


Sara R - Ice Skating Instructor

Sara Rhoades has been skating for 25 years and coaching for more than 12 years. 

Prior to becoming an instructor for the Crown Point Parks and Recreation Learn to Skate program, Sara coached at Midwest, Homewood-Flossmoor and in Hammond. She has taught various classes at every age level, ranging from toddlers to adults. 

Sara also offers skaters private lessons prior to regular class time. Anyone interested in private lessons should contact Sara at sararhoades0703@yahoo.com

 

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