Now in its 18th year, the Ice Cube will be open daily from Friday 2 February until Sunday 25 February 2018. And this year event organisers Leeds City Council are joined by new event partners Radio Aire, who will be providing the official soundtrack to this year’s event courtesy of Ice Cube Radio together with weekly special events, presenter appearances and on-air competitions.
The Ice Cube will also be hosting a wide range of winter-themed family rides and attractions including the new Radio Aire Snowslide, the North Pole Starflyer, the adrenalin-fuelled Ice Jet plus a selection of other family rides for children of all ages. Food and drink will also be available for all visitors in the events new Igloo Cafe.
As well as general public ice skating there will also be an opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to sharpen their skills under the watchful gaze of expert coaches. A four-week Skate UK tuition programme for skating enthusiasts of all levels will be held on a Saturday morning by qualified skating professionals. Priced at £72 (including booking fees) per person, places are now available to book by calling the City Centre Box Office on 0113 376 0318 or online at www.millsqleeds.com. A limited number of individual lessons on a Saturday morning will also be available to book on a first come first served basis.
A special ˜first steps to skating™ tuition programme for Leeds schools children will also once again be available during term time for schools to book. A weekly dedicated accessible session is also available every Thursday morning for wheelchair users and the disabled.
Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, said: It will be great to see Ice Cube back on Millennium Square and to see children and families once again enjoying such a unique attraction right at the heart of the city centre. This year we’ve had some new and exciting additions to the wonderful programme of activities and I hope even more people will be able to come along and have some fun at Ice Cube next month.
Admission tickets for all public ice skating sessions are priced at (including booking fees)
£6.50 children (12yrs and under)
Discounts available for LEEDSCard or BreezeCard holders.
Full skating details including session times together with further information for all other attractions can be found at www.leeds.gov.uk/icecube