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The Young Explorers' Zone will close at the earlier time of 4.30pm on Saturday 8th December, and will close at 3.00pm on Friday 14 December. Sorry for any disappointment caused.

The ice rink will be closing at the earlier time of 8.00pm on Friday 14 December for a private hire, with the last public skating session starting at 7.00pm.
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Science Centre tickets do not include ice skating. Combo tickets for science centre admission and skating are available from 3 December 2018 - 24 February 2019. Please purchase these separately at the Science Centre reception.

Memberships are not available online. Purchase these at Science Centre reception.

Science Centre day ticket prices valid until 24 May 2019:

TYPE

Family (2 adults + 2 children OR 1 adult + 3 children)

Adult (aged 18+)

Child (aged 5 - 17)

Child (aged 4 and under)

Concession (OAP, student or unwaged)

DAY

£28

£11

£6.50

Free

£9

ANNUAL

£94

£39

£21

Free

£32

Skating

Skating

Key info...

10 November 2018 - 24 February 2019
Separate prices apply

The ice rink will be closing at the earlier time of 8.00pm on Friday 14 December for a private hire, with the last public skating session starting at 7.00pm.

Please buy your skating tickets at reception on arrival.

The ice rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

The ice rink can be particularly busy on Saturdays. If you are planning on skating with small children, we would recommend visiting outside of this busy period.

Location: Times Square, Newcastle
Set aside: approximately one hour (includes time to fit skates)
Who is it perfect for: all ages 
10 November 2018 - 24 February 2019
Separate prices apply
Location: Times Square, Newcastle
Set aside: approximately one hour (includes time to fit skates)
Who is it perfect for: all ages  
The ice rink will be closing at the earlier time of 8.00pm on Friday 14 December for a private hire, with the last public skating session starting at 7.00pm. Please buy your skating tickets at reception on arrival. The ice rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. The ice rink can be particularly busy on Saturdays. If you are planning on skating with small children, we would recommend visiting outside of this busy period.
Event details

The perfect place for a spot of wintry fun with friends and family, skating at Life is a must on your winter check list!


Grab your mates and head down to Life where the ice rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. There's no need to book if you're visiting with fewer than 10 people, just turn up and pay on the day.
 
 

Ice rink opening times

 

Valid from 10 November - 23 December 2018 inclusive

Monday - Wednesday 10am - 8pm
Thursday - Saturday 10am - 9pm
Sunday 11am - 6pm
 

Valid from 24 December - 6 January 2019 inclusive

Christmas Eve 10am - 6pm (booking essential)
New Year's Eve 10am - 6pm (booking essential) 
Every other day 10am - 8pm
 

Please note the ice rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. The ice rink is weather dependant, please check website for updates.
 

Skating only prices

Please buy your skating tickets from reception upon arrival
 

Valid from 10 November 2018

Family (2 adults + 2 children OR 1 adult + 3 children)  £27.00
Adult (aged 18+)  £10.00
Concessions (OAP, student or unwaged)  £9.00
Child (aged 5-17)  £7.50
Child (aged 4 and under)  £3.00
Maximum of 2 under 4s per adult on the ice rink

Coming in a group of 10 or more? Book in advance to take advantage of our special group packages and rates. Perfect for Christmas parties and children's birthday parties. 

Booking and advance payment essential for groups of 10 or more. To book call (0191) 243 8223.

 
Make a day of it by visiting our science centre while you’re here (separate prices apply), experience the 4D Motion Ride*, our amazing planetarium, live theatre shows and a range of exciting hands-on zones. Combo tickets for science centre admission and skating are available from 3 December 2018 - 24 February 2019.

Join us for our upcoming special events


Friday Night Skate

Every Friday from 16 November - 7 December, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

Grab your friends and get ready for the weekend with local, up-and-coming DJs providing the tunes. In partnership with Newcastle College.
Find out more >

Santa Claus at Life

Saturdays and Sundays, 17 November - 23 December, 1.00pm - 5.00pm

Our favourite fella in the red suit will be taking time out of his busy schedule to visit Times Square. There's a small charge for a gift from Santa. Science Centre admission is not included.
Find out more and book >


Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve Skating

Monday 24 and Monday 31 December 2018. 10.00am - 6.00pm

Due to high demand, skating sessions on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve must be booked - even for solo skaters and couples. 
Pre-book for Christmas Eve >
Pre-book for New Year's Eve >


Plus, Times Square will be taken over by a Christmas Village, complete with authentic Bavarian beer hall, full-size carousel, and more!



The ice rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. See our opening times for more information.

​Read our skating safety information to make your visit enjoyable and fuss free.
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*Minimum height requirement of 1.2 metres on the 4D Motion Ride.

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