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Upcoming Events at Codey Arena

Dec 14

Learn to Skate Lessons
Friday Class - 4:30pm to 5pm
Rental Skates - $4

**All skaters enrolled in the LTS class are allowed to skate the public session immediately following thei...
Dec 14
Public Sessions - FRIDAY

5:00pm to 6:30pm

8:00pm to 9:30pm

Admission -

$9 Adults

$7 Children & Seniors

$4 Skate rental

**NOTE: Essex County Codey Arena recommends that skaters wear a he...
Dec 15

Learn to Skate Lessons
Saturday Morning Class - 11:15am to 11:45am / Saturday Afternoon Class - 1:30pm to 2pm

Rental Skates - $4

**All skaters enrolled in the LTS class are a...


ONLINE CALENDAR:  The link below displays up to the minute Public Sessions, Freestyle, Group Lessons, Adult & Youth Open Hockey, Essex Skating Club, Synchro, Theatre on Ice and Private Hockey times.


The ice skating arena is open to the public for skating, group skating lessons, private ice skating lessons and birthday parties. Figure skating sessions and ice hockey camps and clinics are also available year round.


South Mountain Recreation Complex
560 Northfield Avenue
(in front of Turtle Back Zoo)
West Orange, NJ 07052
973-731-3828 ext. 0
Front office hours: ARENA HOURS (effective 9/4)

Monday to Wednesday - 5am to 8pm
Thursday - 5am to 9pm
Friday - 5am to 11pm
Saturday - 7:30am to 11pm
Sunday - 7:30am to 7pm

Session Times:
Please call the arena office or check the calendar on the home page for public skating and freestyle times especially during holidays, school breaks and the summer sessions. **SUBJECT TO CHANGE**

Public Skating Rates:
Adults ~ $9
Children ~ $7 (16 & under)
Seniors ~ $7 ($6 Thursdays only / 62 & older)
Skate rentals ~ $4

Adult Public Card ~ $90 for 12 sessions (2 free)
Child Public Card ~ $70 for 12 sessions (2 free)
Senior Public Card ~ $70 for 12 sessions (2 free)
Skate Rental Card ~ $40 for 10 rentals

**NOTE: Essex County Codey Arena recommends that skaters wear a helmet during public session skating.

Freestyle Rates:
Freestyle ~ $15 for 60 min scheduled session
Freestyle ~ $12 for 45 min scheduled session
Freestyle ~ $10 for 30 min scheduled session
Freestyle Card ~ $150 for 12 sessions (2 free)

Parent & Tot Skating:
Tuesday & Thursday mornings
(**held during Public Session)
Adults - $9
Tots - $7
Rental skates - FREE of charge

Ice Rental & Party Room Rates:
Private Ice Rental ~ $425 hour (Sept-June)
Private Ice Rental ~ $350 hour (July & August)
Party Room ~ $100 for three hours
Party Room ~ $40 hr for off-ice use

Hockey Rates:
Stick & Puck ~ $15 skater (Goalies free)
Family Stick & Puck ~ $15 skater (Goalies free)
Private Hockey ~ $15 session

High School Hockey Game Admission:
Adults ~ $6
Students / Seniors ~ $4
Discount Adult Card ~ $60 (12 games)
Discount Student / Senior Card ~ $40 (12 games)

Ladies Locker Room Rates:
Full Locker ~ $40 year
Half Locker ~ $30 year

Birthday Parties:
If you would like to schedule a birthday party or group outing, please call 973.731.3828 ext. 0.

Advertising Rates:
Company / Organization dasher board advertisements, call 973.731.3828 ext. 229 for more details.

Distinguishing Features
  • Learn to Skate Group Lessons
  • New Jersey Figure Skating Council Competition
  • Essex Skating Club Organization
  • Bravo - Theater on Ice Program
  • Synchroettes Synchronized Skating team
  • Skyliners Synchronized Skating team
  • High School Graduations
  • ATU National Taekwondo Championships
  • ESPN Friday Night Fights
  • Essex County Holiday Hockey Tournament
  • Essex Skating Club Winter Ice Escapade
  • Essex County High School Wrestling Tournament
  • NJ High School Hockey Championships
  • Garden State Speedskating Club
  • Great Saves Goaltending School & Training Center
  • NJ Devils Learn to Play Hockey Clinics
On-site parking is available at the complex with two parking garages and a land lot equipped with handicap parking spaces.
Arena Director: Stephen Ruggiero
973.731.3828 ext. 229

Manager: Anna Serpa
973.731.3828 ext. 225

Learn to Skate Coordinator: Rachel Gomez-Bulmer
973.731.3828 ext. 223