Downtown Reno Ice Rink at Aces Ballpark

There's more than ice at the downtown Reno Skating Rink.

Skaters enjoying the ice rink in downtown Reno, Nevada.
••• Skaters enjoying the ice rink in downtown Reno, Nevada. Photo © Stan White

About the Downtown Reno Ice Rink at Aces Ballpark

What was once the Rink on the River received a new location and new name in 2014. The "Downtown Reno Ice Rink at Aces Ballpark" is in front of the Reno Aces baseball stadium at 50 Evans Avenue. The City of Reno has entered into a contract with the Reno Aces for the operation of the ice skating rink.

The Downtown Reno Ice Rink at Aces Ballpark is right next to the Freight House District.

Skaters will be able to get out of the cold to enjoy food and drink at Arroyo Mexican Grill, 250 Lounge, Duffy's Ale House, and Tuaca Center Bar.

Information About Skating

The ice rink offers a huge range of experiences, from birthday parties to public skating to field trips for organizations and special promotions. Check the website for details and printable pages describing specific opportunities. Here are just a few of the special events you can choose to enjoy:

  • Reno Aces giveaway days, with different giveaways each day. Some special promotional items include fleeces, jerseys, bobbleheads, and lunch boxes. Get there early on giveaway days, as supplies are limited!
  • Free student skate rentals on selected days.
  • Exchange canned food for the hungry for free admission to the skating rink.
  • Explore new tastes during special Food Truck days

The skating rink also offers a variety of special experiences.

Sign up for field trips and group outings, throw a skating birthday party, or reserve the entire rink for a large-scale event. Food is available on the premises.

Prices and schedules will certainly change over time, so do check the website for specifics. Be sure, too, to take advantage of options such as senior and student discounts.

You can also purchase punch cards to be used as needed over time.

Curious about what's going on at the rink or wondering if it's getting crowded in the area? You can actually view the exterior of the rink and baseball stadium live through this webcam!

Reno Holiday Christmas Tree Lighting

Reno's 2014 Holiday Christmas Tree will be ceremonially lit on November 25 at the City Plaza, across from City Hall in downtown Reno. The tree lighting has traditionally accompanied the opening of the ice skating rink. The tree is near the corner of S. Virginia and First Streets. The lighting ceremony starts at 5:15 p.m. and will include free hot chocolate and coffee and holiday carols sung by the Billinghurst Middle School Choir. After the tree lighting, you can walk over to the new location of Reno's ice skating rink in front of Aces Ballpark

Learn More About Ice Skating

Like other athletic endeavors, ice skating requires learning and practice, from basic techniques up to advanced figure skating moves. These articles will get you going in the right direction:

  • Ice Skating Basics
  • How To Get Started Figure Skating
  • Buying Figure Skates