Skating and Bumper Cars at the Fountain Square Ice Rink

A favorite of both locals and visitors, ice skating, and now bumper cars, on the Fountain Square Ice Rink have become a family-friendly tradition in the heart of downtown Cincinnati each winter! Thanks to a Bengals playoff win, the ice rink will be FREE on Thursday, January 26, 2023! You must reserve a time here.

The UC Health Ice Rink, presented by Fifth Third Bank, is open daily until February 20. The rink offers a variety of session types and events, so patrons are encouraged to review the online calendar and make reservations in advance.  Special events will take place throughout the season, including but not limited to, family favorites like ProLink Staffing’s Light Up the Square, presented by Macy’s and UDF’s Downtown Dazzle. For your family photos and selfies, the ProLink Staffing Holiday Tree presented by Macy’s features a brand new, custom 14-point star, designed and fabricated locally by Iron Belle Metal Design. 

The ice rink is managed and programmed by 3CDC. It features 16 bumper cars; rental skates; a full-service concessions tent with hot and cold snacks, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; and a 60’ WGU OHIO Warming Tent with seating. The ice rink and the WGU OHIO Warming Tent may be reserved for events and birthday parties. To inquire about availability or rental package details, please submit a request at this page

Fountain SquareFor more information on the Fountain Square ice rink experience including family discount offers and special ice rink events, visit here!

Whether you’ve been coming to the rink for years or you’re looking for a new family tradition, The UC Health Ice Rink, presented by Fifth Third Bank is not to be missed this year! With its gorgeous backdrop and proximity to all that downtown has to offer, ice skating on Fountain Square is a unique, family-friendly experience that is sure to make lasting memories. 

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