Blackburn Ice Arena is an ice skating rink in Blackburn, Lancashire. It is an Olympic size venue with seating for over three thousand spectators.
The arena is the North West Regional Centre of Ice Skating Excellence. Qualified professional instructors offer tuition to suit all levels of ability. Blackburn Ice Arena is also home to the Blackburn Hawks ice hockey team.
The arena is open for public ice skating sessions seven days a week. Sessions are held most days in the morning, afternoon, and evening. Special sessions are also offered (family, discos, parent and toddler etc.). For skating times and prices visit the official Blackburn Ice Arena website.
Facilities include a café, bar, plus a skate shop selling ice skating and ice hockey equipment.
Blackburn Ice Arena is situated at the Peel Centre on the outskirts of Blackburn town centre.
The Vue Cinema is just across the road at the Peel Leisure and Retail Park (the Bowlplex there has now closed). There are two restaurants just east of the arena; Frankie & Benny’s and Chiquito. There’s a Burger King to the south.
Blackburn Train Station is just a short walk away. The quickest way to access it on foot is through the Peel Leisure and Retail Park.