Skating at Glasgow On Ice - 23 November - 5 January

Friday 3 November - Weather Warnings

We do not anticipate there being any disruption to the service at Glasgow on Ice for the rest of the day though look out for further announcements on Glasgow Loves Christmas Facebook and Twitter.​

Half Price Skating in January!

We are pleased to announce that all skating sessions on 2 - 5 January prior to 6pm are half price! (Skating sessions from 6pm onwards remain at full price)

Opening Hours
Monday to Thursday*   12noon to 10pm
Friday to Sunday          10am to 10pm

The only place to enjoy skating under the stars in heart of Glasgow, and if you've never skated on ice before don't worry - we have Ice Monitors on hand to give you some friendly tips if you need them - you'll be on the move in no time!

Your skating session lasts for 45 minutes and starts on the hour
and the price of your ticket includes the hire of a pair of skates which are available up to adult size 15.

*Opening hours on Thursday 2 January are 12noon until 6pm (the final skating session is 5pm)​

​​​​Glasgow On Ice Ticket Prices

​Off peak*

​ Peak​*

Half Price Skating in January
Sessions up to and including 5pm only

Adults  ​




Children (5-17 years) ​




​Concessions* *​




Family (2 Adults, 3 Children) ​




Under 8 Skate (parent and child)




Glasgow/Renfrewshire Young Scot Card/Kid​z Card* ​




*Peak skating times are all day Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
*Off Peak times are all day Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
**Concession prices apply to Students, Senior Citizens and unemployed people. A letter or card of entitlement must be presented at the Box Office to claim these special rates.

We strongly recommend that you book your session in advance to avoid disappointment. You can book by phoning 0141 353 8000, using the links below or in person at our Box Offices at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, City Halls or in George Square (from 23 November). A transaction free of £1 for online bookings and £1.50 for phone bookings apply. 

Advanced tickets are only available to buy until 7pm the night before the skate session.
You can purchase tickets on the day from the Glasgow On Ice box office at George Square. ​

Bookings for groups of 10 or more must be made in person or over the phone.

For your safety and everyone else's please follow our Rules of the Rink!​​​

Book Tickets Online

Before booking tickets online please make sure you are familiar with our  Rules of the Rink​

Skating in for 2-5 January
(half price up to and including 5pm session, full price from 6pm session onwards)

Accessible Skating 

Wheelchair users are welcome on the George Square Ice Rink as long as it is deemed safe by our Ice Monitors. While it may not be possible for wheelchair users to use the rink during very busy sessions, every effort will be made to accommodate your requirements. If you are a wheelchair user and have booked a session and have any queries or concerns about using the rink don't hesitate to contact us at​

Refunds and Rescheduling

While the ice rink will remain open in rainy conditions, should we have to close due to severe weather or any technical issue, we can either offer an alternative skating session or give a refund of the ticket price. We cannot refund tickets unless the ice rink has been closed. 

If you wish to reschedule a booking then this will be accommodated if you contact the Box Office up to the day before your booking at the latest. We cannot reschedule skating sessions on the day of your booking

Special Offers

We are delighted to announce that we have teamed up with First Glasgow, SPT and Jamie's Italian to offer cut price skating on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Simply exchange your bus ticket or subway ticket from your journey into town, or your receipt from Jamie's Italian, in person at our George Square box office to receive £3 off any skating session on a Tuesday or Wednesday (excluding 24 & 31 December)! The First Glasgow offer applies only to Family Tickets purchased. 

These special offer is available to a maximum of 6 people per Jamie's Italian receipt or First Glasgow Family Bus ticket and a single person per Subway ticket for Tuesdays and Wednesday between Tuesday 26th November to Wednesday 18th December inclusive (subject to availability) and cannot be used in conjunction with any other specially priced ticket offer.