Ice Arena Wales

Ice skating arena

Ice Arena Wales (IAW) (Welsh: Canolfan Iâ Cymru) is an ice hockey rink in the International Sports Village in Cardiff Bay, Wales. It opened on 12 March 2016, and has two ice rinks and seating for 3,088 spectators.

  • An Olympic size main ice pad of 65 metres by 30 metres, four metres longer and four metres wider than the current Big Blue Tent ice.
  • A second pad of 54m by 24m, slightly smaller than the BBT Ice, where junior hockey matches could be played.
  • A four-sided video scoreboard and clock above the main rink and a smaller clock over the secondary pad.
  • Four curling lanes, the first ever in Cardiff.
  • A gymnasium, featuring around 30 work stations, and a dance studio.
  • Facilities to stage major boxing or other sports events if required.

Monday
Silver Skaters 10:00 – 12:00
Public Session 12:00 – 15:45

Tue
Tuesday
Public Session 10:00 – 15:45
Skate Tots: Pay and Play 10:00 – 10:30
Student Skate 18:30 – 21:30

Wed
Wednesday
Public Session 10:00 – 15:45
After School Session 16:00 – 19:00

Thu
Thursday
Public Session 10:00 – 15:45
Family Disco Session 17:15 – 20:15

Fri
Friday
Public Session 10:00 – 15:45
Junior Disco Session 16:00 – 19:00
Friday Night Ice Party 19:30 – 22:30

Sat
Saturday
Public Session 9:​15​ – 17:00

Sun
Sunday
Public Session 9:​15​ – 17:00

2 reviews

  1. Customer Service

    I have sent a lengthy e-mail about today’s event where my 13 year old daughter was upset by an extremely rude young male member of staff.. because of his own error! Shocking service and ruined our family afternoon!

  2. dangerous

    Health and safety doesn’t exist . My daughter has been knocked over by hockey skaters on more than one occasion. There is rarely a steward on the ice . Apparently they don’t have to put a steward on until 70 people skating which is ridiculous

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