About Us


Sunderland’s icon ice rink returns in 2023 thanks to the team at Alpine Ice Rinks…and we are here to bring smiles back to the face to all those who visit…and we can’t wait to open again to the public. Our open air ice rink offers the perfect festive activity for a Christmas celebration and will get everyone into the festive spirit.


We are working alongside many schools across Sunderland to take group bookings over the festive season where you can enjoy exclusive access to the rink for an allotted amount of time.

Private & Group Hire

Our ice rink offers the perfect environment for private hire whether this be for a work event, birthday celebrations or simply getting together with a group of friends.

To make a booking please contact us directly by emailing or click on the button below

*Exclusive use of the ice rink is available: Monday – Friday 10am – 12noon* (up until TBC)

Our ice rink

Welcome back

We are counting down the days until we reopen and we know you are too. 

This year promises to be better than ever, so wrap up Sunderland, book to come and see us…and lets make this a Christmas to remember

We are located in the same place as the previous years so we are easy to find and get to in Keel Square. For those visiting us for the very first time, our address is found below. Simply click on the button below to get directions via Google Maps

Located at

Keel Square is at the heart of Sunderland city centre, SR1 3HL

getting you on the ice for the past 7 years

The team at Alpine Ice Rinks are once again supplying your ice rink for the 7th year…but this year promises to be BETTER THAN EVER! And that’s a PROMISE! Alongside Sunderland, they have also supplied ice rinks across the UK at locations such as Salisbury and Southport.

In addition to this Alpine Ice Rinks are members of The Ice Rink Managers Association along with some of the biggest ice rinks in the UK, showing their commitment to improving the the quality of the skating arena they are bringing to Sunderland.

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