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School holidays and Activities

School Holidays and Activities

Skate with Santa at O’Brien Group Arena these Christmas School holidays and enjoy a Summer Skate


Get your skates on with Santa this Christmas at the O’Brien Group Arena every weekend from Saturday 1 December to Sunday 23 December and see if you can keep up with the man in the big red suit.

Then from Wednesday 26 December to Sunday 27 January come and cool down with O’Brien Group Arena’s “Summer Skate” fun. 

With a different ‘come and try’ winter activity on our Olympic sized rink from 11am to 2pm between 26 December to 27 January, each week, you can be cool and relaxed all summer long.


The Summer Skate program will include:

All day unlimited public skating - every day skate with DJ’s playing your favourite music on an Olympic size rink
Come and Try a different ice activity each week on our themed Olympic sized rink

Wed 26 Dec to Sun 6 Jan - Speed racing around the obstacle course (family friendly on our seals)

Mon 7 Jan -  Sun 13 Jan - Bumperballs

Mon 14 Jan – Sun 20 Jan – Curling

Mon 21 Jan – Sun 27 Jan – Ice Hockey


Under 8’s Ice Fun – Between 9am to 11am daily, last entry at 10:30am - toys, games and music, plus snow play areas for children to enjoy a totally different toddler experience with Ice Ambassadors to make sure both parents and children have some cool ice fun.
Free Lessons – Beginners. Free with entry and designed to give non skaters the skills they require to enjoy their experience. Every hour from 11am to 2pm daily

The O’Brien Group Arena Ice Ambassadors will be on hand to help visitors of all ages improve their ice skating skills.

There will also be plenty of fantastic daily giveaways and prizes for everyone to enjoy.

Instant skating access - purchase online to make the most of your school holiday time with O’Brien Group Arena’s new automated ticketing system and receive discounted pricing -


If you are looking for fun and exciting activities to help keep the kids occupied during the Winter school holidays, then O’Brien Group Arena has you covered.

Entry for all day unlimited skating and all activities zones:

•Adult - $28 including skate hire*

•Concession - $26 including skate hire*

•Child (6 to 14) - $24 including skate hire*

•Child (3 to 5) - $15 including skate hire*

•Single Family (one adults and two children) - $66.50 including skate hire*

•Family (two adults and two children) - $85 including skate hire*

*tickets cheaper if purchased online. 

Gain instant access - buy tickets online to make the most of your school holiday time with O’Brien Group Arena’s new automated ticketing system and receive discounted ticketing too!

Buy Tickets Online

O’Brien Group Arena continues its extensive promotions and partnerships well into winter, giving visitors the best value entry fees and ancillary offers available. These offers include a partnership with Melbourne Star (Observation Wheel) where guests can enjoy a discount for a flight by purchasing a “Skate & Fly” ticket. 

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