#1 in Illinois – Rocket Ice Skating Rink
Rocket Ice Skating Rink in Bolingbrook was named the number one ice skating rink in Illinois by “Best Things Illinois.” They offer a wide variety of programs, top notch facilities and a helpful staff which all contribute to being the best in Illinois. Rocket Ice is the premier ice skating rink serving Bolingbrook, Naperville and surrounding communities. Their dependable weekly ice schedule for rockin’ open skating, figure skating and hockey makes Rocket Ice home to a loyal following of customers of all ages. Unique to Rocket Ice is its lodge décor, stone fireplaces and comfortable rink-side coffee table seating for parents, grandparents and friends to watch their skaters.
Opened in 1999, Rocket Ice is a family owned business, known for their warm, welcoming atmosphere, strong customer service and mission of providing young families with friendship, fitness and fun. Rocket Ice Skating Rink features two full sized ice skating rinks and is home to the Sabre Youth Hockey Association and Starfire Synchronized Ice Skating Teams.
Tommy Hawk Coming to Celebrate #1 Rating
On Sunday, February 19th, Blackhawks mascot Tommy Hawk will make a special visit to Rocket Ice Skating Rink to celebrate the number one ranking and ice skate with fans. The Rockin’ Public Ice Skating session is from 1:00-3:20 P.M. and Tommy Hawk will be on the ice from 1:30-2:45 P.M. For details visit rocketice.com or call 630-679-1700.
Blackhawks Hall of Famers Eddie Olczyk, Bobby Hull and Denis Savard have all visited Rocket Ice. Retired Blackhawks player and TV announcer Steve Konroyd has shared several visits on the ice with Rocket’s Learn to Play Hockey students. The “Little Blackhawks” program is at Rocket Ice this April and May for four to eight year olds and will feature visits by Blackhawks’ alumni. The Chicago Blackhawks will host their 3 on 3 youth hockey tournament this summer at Rocket attracting hundreds of youth hockey players and their families to the area.
Ice Skate to the Music
Music themed and character ice skating sessions on Saturdays, Sundays and days off school set Rocket Ice apart and provide families with unplugged time together moving and skating to the greatest hits. Favorite character skates include: Skate with Santa, Spongebob, Frozen characters, and Tommy Hawk. The Rocket Ice Rockin’ Public Skate Calendar which includes fun ice skating activities year-round, contributed to Rocket Ice achieving the number one ranking.
Rocket Ice Skating Rink offers lessons for children ages three and up and all ability levels. Its Learn to Skate Lessons are based on the United States Figure Skating Association model and are taught by their experienced coaching staff. Its Learn to Play Hockey Lessons use the Advanced Development Model created by USA Hockey and works in tandem with the Chicago Blackhawks Minor Hawks program.
Birthday parties and group outings are popular at Rocket Ice. For adult hockey players, Rocket features adult hockey classes, open hockey times and even an over fifty hockey league named Hockey Five-O. Stick & Puck youth open hockey times are available daily. Figure skaters enjoy Rocket’s organized and consistent Freestyle ice times.