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Address: RT 896 & RT 4, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
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+1 302-831-2868
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Ice Skating arena OPEN to the Public

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Great location and good family value. The place is always clean and always has something fun planned for families.

Reviewed 26 March 2015
valeriecolleen
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Bear, Delaware
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Delaware
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

I recently went here with my boyfriend and it immediately reminded me of when I used to go when I was a kid! It was definitely a throwback to the past! I really enjoyed seeing the rink again and we had so much fun!! We enjoy going back every now and again. The only downfall is that it becomes extremely... More 

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Thank Suzanne W
Bear, Delaware
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271 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Great location and good family value. The place is always clean and always has something fun planned for families.

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Thank valeriecolleen
Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
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41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2014

A great place to share with your friends. The music is amazing and the service for rent is good. You have to bring a good jacket and scarf.

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Thank Nestor O
Delaware
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2013

It's a good ice rink but generally crowded and chaotic, for example it was hard to find enough space to change into and out of skates. The lines for skate rentals were long.

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Thank JPDelaware
Wilmington, DE
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232 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2013

The Fred Rust Arena is a good place for ice skating lovers of all ages. The only downfall is that they don't smooth the ice often enough.

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Thank SEK65
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2012

Want to see future Gold Medal Olympians at work? Just learning or want a family birthday event. This is the place. Large arena, rentals, fun atmosphere. Try it when you have an afternoon and want something different.

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Thank Brenda S
Wilmington, DE
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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2012

This is the home to the University of Delaware Mens and Womens hockey teams. It is a wonderful place to see old fashioned college hockey. Never too crowded but a fun evening of hockey.

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Thank fozziedoodle
Wilmington, Delaware
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44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2012

Isn't as crowded at the Pond and the hours are more flexible due to not always having hockey games/tournaments.

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Thank Walkinthesun09
Yardley, PA
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Have been there for hockey games, has open skating, very clean. Also nice proshop.Have been there multiple times, including a quick stop in this month.

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Thank jenjimlef
Newark, Delaware
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73 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2012

This has something for everyone. If you skate, try the rentals and get out there no matter how long it has been. If you don't skate, go to watch during a practice session of figure skating.

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