Give your students a new “Skate of Mind” by bringing them to Howard Park for an unforgettable ice adventure. Load the bus, lace up your skates, hit the ice and experience why ice skating at Howard Park is a one-of-a-kind experience. The Ice Pond & Trail at Howard Park is the ideal location to take your group for a most exciting outing that is ALWAYS FUN and a perfect addition to a healthy lifestyle.

We offer two standard skating option packages that are popular for groups looking to hit the ice. In addition to our standard packages, we have a number of custom options, including learn-to-skate and broomball, that we can offer to your activity menu. We can accommodate groups of 400+ participants for an experience that is both fun and educational. Let us customize the ultimate field trip for you.

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

Custom Add-ons for Group Events

  • Private DJ
  • 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

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.