4 Commercial Wharf, Newport, RI 02840
Tel.: (401) 846-3018

RIPTA Rider Days

Military Discount Days | January & February

Receive $2 off each admission in your group with a military ID. Up to 4 people per ID*.

Newport Winter Festival




Disco Night | Saturday, February 17th

VALENTINES DAY AT THE RINK | Wednesday, February 14th

Salve Regina Free Skate Night | Thursday, February 1st

Show your Salve ID and receive Free Skating!

Newport Wellness Week | January 21st – 27th

Superhero Day

Monday, January 15th (MLK Jr. Day) | 10AM – 9PM

Celebrating the Superheroes Who Keep Us Safe in Our Community!

*$2 off skating admission for any service member (EMT, Police, Fire, Military, etc.) with proper ID.
*Kids that come dressed as their favorite Superhero (or Villain) get a prize.

Winter Break Kick Off Party
Friday December 22nd | 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Kick off the holiday winter break with DJ Nook spinning all the skating favorites, photos with Olaf and frosty surprises!

Tuesday, December 19th | 6:00pm – 8:00pm

(Rain date: Tuesday, December 21st)
Join Santa on the Ice Whether You are Naughty or Nice!

Skate with the big man himself at the Newport Skating Center. Santa will be visiting with all the kids after he skates, so bring your camera to capture the perfect holiday photo under the stars!

The Grand Opening / Treelighting Event has been Postponed to this Saturday, December 9th

ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING | Saturday, December 9th

  • Public Skate until 5:30pm
  • 5:45 pm: Island Skating Academy performance starts
  • Newport Skating Center Elves and Mayor of Newport Harry Winthrop host the Treelighting Ceremony
  • Santa arrives and the Newport Skating Center Tree will be lit between 6:10-6:20pm
  • Meet & Greet with Santa, the Elves and Olaf
  • Public Skate follows until 11pm

Oh, Did we tell you the Gurney’s Goats, Cornelius & William, will be there?

…Can you stand the cuteness?

Monday Night Fever at the Rink!
*Postponed to Monday night (the last skate of the season)!


The last night of this rink season (Monday, February 27th) breaks out the Mirror Ball and 70’s dance grooves!

*Come decked out in your best 70’s outfit
*Request your favorite disco song FROM DJ NOOK (spinning live from 6pm to 10pm)
*Show us your best moves
*Prizes, surprises, a disco selfie spot & more!
*Bring canned goods for our Food Drive benefiting the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center and receive $1 off your total, up to $5.

Newport Winter Festival

February 17th – 26th 2017

With a valid Newport Winter Festival bracelet, get $2 off skating admission through February 26th. Click here for more information.

The 29th Annual Newport Winter Festival, Touted as “New England’s Largest Winter Extravaganza,” will take place February 17th-26th, 2017 throughout Newport and Newport County. Featuring over 150 events, the Festival offers a unique winter experience combining food, festivities, music, and fun for all ages.


Saturday February 18-Saturday February 25th (*weather permitting) | For all ages and abilities.

Drop-Ins Welcome – get full details and register at:
Register: IslandSkatingAcademy.com
Contact: meg@islandskatingacademy.com | ph: 401.952.4336

And don’t miss Island Skating Academy’s Winter Festival Figure Skating Performance Friday, February 24th at 5:30pm!

FRIDAY Nights at The Rink are ALEX AND ANI #CARRYLIGHT Nights


Join the global campaign of light and hope by answering, “What do you #CARRYLIGHT for?” — your causes, passions, loved ones, etc.
Share your response using #CARRYLIGHT to inspire others to do the same.
Share your story on the Newport Skating Center Facebook page, tag #CARRYLIGHT & Get a Free Skating Pass to the Newport Skating Center- just “show us you shared” at the Ticket Window!
Spark light and hope in all corners of the world.

For more information, visit www.AlexAndAni.com/Carry-Light

Make a Date to Skate! | Tuesday, February 14th (Valentine’s Day)

5:00PM – 9:00PM

2 for 1 Admission

Courtesy of

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island Member Saturdays | Saturdays in January 2017

Show your BCBSRI Member Card on Saturdays in January 2017, and receive Free Admission!


Roger Williams Park Zoo Member Day | Sunday, January 15th

(Rain Date: Sunday, January 22nd)
Present your Roger Williams Park Zoo membership card and get free skating admission!

Diaper & Wipes Drive to benefit The Changing Table

Newport County’s only Diaper Bank

December 13th through December 31st

Bring 1 package of diapers or 2 packages of wipes and receive $1 off each admission in your group, up to $10 off!

For more information, visit: Facebook.com/TheChangingTableNewport

The Changing Table (Newport County’s only diaper bank) was established in 2011! We distribute diapers and wipes to families in crisis in person, via social service providers that we partner with and the Martin Luther King food bank. Diapers and wipes are essential to the health of a child without them the child is at risk for infection and disease. The Changing Table was selected by Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI as an agency partner for the 2015 and 2016 #BlueaCrossRI day of service!

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