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School Holidays and Activities - Meet Aussie Olympic Heroes

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If you want to bring the kids for something extra special during their school holidays, time your trip to O'Brien Group Arena so you can catch one of our exciting events.
From Tuesday 3rd - until Sunday 15th April Meet Aussie Olympic Heroes.  

And these activities are all included in the one unlimited skating ticket price for FREE. 

Buy online and receive discounted entry for all day indoor skating out of the Melbourne summer, free lessons and craft activities, giveaways and Ice Ambassadors to help. What more could you want these school holidays?


Our School Holiday programs will include:

Meet Aussie Olympic Heroes: 

Meet some of our local Aussie grown heroes each day. Test your skating skills with come and try Winter Olympic games on the ice each day. And take some time out in our craft zone, you can be cool and relaxed all holidays long. 

Come and Try Winter Olympic games on our themed Olympic sized rink:

Learn new skills around the Arena between 11:00am and 3:00pm daily including: 

  • Speed racing (family friendly on our seals)
  • Ice hockey skills comp
  • Curling accuracy games 
  • Watch live skating performances

Meet Aussie Olympic Heroes from 12:00pm - 3:00pm daily!!


Both School Holiday programs will include:


All day unlimited Public Skating: available all day from 9:00am with DJ’s playing your favourite music across the two Olympic size rinks:

Under 8’s Ice Fun: 

Our Ice Ambassadors will take the children through games using toys, a snow-play area and seals and give your kids an exciting first ice and snow experience. Every morning from 9:00am - 11:00am.

Free Lessons for Beginners: 

Get started with a free 15 minute lesson with one of our experienced Ice Ambassadors who will take you through the basics: how to get moving on the ice, how to turn and slow down and even how to fall down safely. Every hour from 11:00am – 2:00pm.

Free Lessons to Skate Backwards: 

If you are ready to take your skating skills to the next level, our Ice Ambassadors can teach you how to skate backwards. Every hour from 11:00am to 2:00pm daily.

Craft Zone:

Between 9:00am and 3:00pm every day kids can take a break from the ice and explore our craft activities.


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


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 an d receive discounted ticketing too!

Entry for all day unlimited skating and all activities zones:

Adult - $28 including skate hire*
Child (6 to 14) - $24 including skate hire*
Child (3 to 5) - $15 including skate hire*
Family (two adults and two children) - $84 including skate hire*

*tickets cheaper if purchased online. 


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