Johnston Town Center Ice Rink

Below is ice rink information and hours of operation during the winter months:

  • Address: 6245 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA 50131
  • Skate rink hours: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (If you own your own skates, you can skate for free, seven days a week.)
  • Skate rental: $5
  • If you have your own skates: You can skate for free
  • Private party rentals:  The rink can be rented out for birthdays, holidays and team-building parties.
    • Cost: $125/hour + skate rental at $5/pair (two-hour minimum, unless the party is directly before or after normal skate hours.) If the concession stand is needed during the rental, there will be an additional charge of $25/hour.
  • Skate rental hours:
    • Fridays: 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
    • Saturdays: 12:00 to 9:00 p.m.
    • Sundays: 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.
  • Holiday hours:
    • December 26 - 29, 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Backpocket Pin & Pixel will be managing the concession stand and skate rental during the 2023-2024 season. 

Skate Rink Rules

  • This rink is not supervised. All skaters are advised that they are skating at their own risk.
  • No shoes on the skating surface.
  • Protective safety gear (coat, hat, gloves, helmet, etc.) is recommended on the rink at all times.
  • No food, drinks, or pets are allowed on the rink.
  • The rink is not to be used for hockey. Know the range of your ability while on skates and avoid other skaters. 
  • Skaters and spectators shall not sit, hang, lean on, or leave items on the railings.
  • The rink may be periodically closed for weather, maintenance, or special events. 

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the City of Johnston Parks & Recreation Department at 515-727-8091. 

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