A Trail to Adventure at Howard Park

Load the bus, lace up your skates, and hit the ice in this one-of-a-kind experience! The Howard Park Ice Trail & Pond is a great winter activity to promote a healthy lifestyle throughout our coldest months. With ADA-accessibility throughout the park and learn-to-skate add-ons, this excursion is welcoming for the whole class. Let us plan the ultimate winter field trip for you. Typical days and times for field trips are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays during work day hours (8 am – 5 pm EST) and must be scheduled at least one week in advance.

Call (574) 299-4765 to speak with one of our experienced, Event Sales Specialists on booking your next experience at Howard Park!

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Custom Add-ons for Group Events

  • PA Sound System
  • Broomball
  • Meal Options
  • Skating Instruction
  • Skate Aids Available

STEM: The Science of Ice

Uncover the science, technology, engineering and mathematics behind ice making and ice sports:

  • Explore the physics behind hockey and figure skating
  • Learn how a Zamboni works
  • Investigate ice making technology
  • Enjoy time on the ice for fun and exercise

*Images taken before Covid-19 restrictions.

Physical Education Programs

We support our local schools. If you would like a unique winter field trip experience, Howard Park is certainly a great choice. Kids have fun, learn about various sports played on the ice and can even try their hand (or feet) at ice skating or broomball. We provide a tour of the ice facility, the equipment we use and are able to offer refreshments for a nominal fee. Give us a call at 574-299-4765 and let us help you organize a trip students will remember.

*Images taken before Covid-19 restrictions.