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Riverside Skating Center in West Lafayette

Riverside Skating Center gives Greater Lafayette, IN the perfect inner city, winter outdoor setting, and we’re here for it! Picture this: come down to Tapawingo Park on the levy, take a winter walk beside the Wabash River and over the Pedestrian Bridge, and enjoy a sweet evening skating at the Riverside Skating Center. Here are all the details you need to know to plan your future ice-capades!

This information came directly from the City of West Lafayette, IN’s official website. Click here to view that entire page!

“Our seasonal ice skating rink, located outdoors at Tapawingo Park, offers open skating from late November through early March. There is a food/drink vending area, rental lockers, and public restrooms.

Riverside Skating Center Hours, Pricing and Location


  • $5 per person per session
  • $3 skate rental
  • $7 (plus tax) per pair for skate sharpening (Professional Blademaster Sharpening Machine)
  • Wednesday night is Family Night! Children 16 and under receive free skate rental with a paid adult admission

Holiday Hours (Weather permitting):    

  • January 17th: 1:00 – 3:00 PM, 4:00 – 6:00 PM, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Normal Operating Hours (Weather permitting):    

  • Monday:  closed – available for private rentals
  • Tuesday:  6-9 pm 
  • Wednesday:  6-9 pm 
  • Thursday:  6-9 pm 
  • Friday:  4-6 pm & 7-10 pm
  • Saturday:  1-3 pm, 4-6 pm & 7-10 pm
  • Sunday:  1-3 pm, 4-6 pm & 7-9 pm

Riverside Skating Center closes 15 minutes after each skating session

Rental rates for the ice-skating rink are $210 (plus tax) per two-hour session for weekday use and $235 (plus tax) per two-hour session on the weekend; the price does not include the cost of skate rental. The facility is available for rent when it is not open to the public. Call the West Lafayette Parks and Recreation office, (765) 775-5110, to reserve your rink time. See  RSC rental information below under ‘Related Pages.’  

Private and Semi-Private Lessons:  Why not sign up for private instruction? Private lessons are great for first-time skaters as well as those who are looking to improve specific skills. Lessons are on a first-come, first-served basis. Call or stop by the rink to fill out a request form. 

  • Private: $20 per 30 minutes.
  • Semi-private: $14 per person per 30 minutes.

100 Tapawingo Drive North, West Lafayette (directions)

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