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Disabled Skating Sessions at Blackburn Ice Arena


Are you a parent of a disabled child?
Are you the carer of a disabled person?
Do you have a disabled pupil at your school?

If you answered "Yes" to any of the above, then we may have the answer for you.


Blackburn Arena offers skating opportunities for less able-bodied people and their families. Sessions are open for all to try out the ultimate experience of Ice Skating regardless of age or ability

Disabled people can acess the ice in many ways, depending on individual requirements. The options available include on ice skates (with support) or in their own Wheelchair.

Blackburn Arena is an accessible venue with disabled access, facilities and disabled parking bays.


We offer the following sessions for people with disabilities:

Monday to Friday, 10am - 12pm or 2pm - 4pm

• Places need to be booked in advance
• Depending on the individuals requirements, an initial assessment may need to be conducted
• An Indemnity form must be completed and returned prior to arrival. Download the Indemnity Form


Lessons with the Instructor cost £10.00 for 15 minutes plus the session admission fee. In the cases where a group lesson occurs, its £20 for 30 minutes. An Instructor can take up to a maximum of 3 people on a group lesson. Both block and group bookings can be arranged.


Option 1

Wheelchair user can be accompanied by family, friend or carer who is a competent skater. With minimal training (which we will provide) they can accompany them on the ice.

Costs £10.00 per 2 people per 2 hour session inclusive of Skate Hire (where applicable)


Option 2

1 to 1 lesson with an instructor for 15 minutes ice time.

Costs £6.90 (relevant public session fee) plus £10.00 instructors fee paid directly to the instructor.


If you feel neither option meets your needs, please feel free to contact us and discuss your requirements


To enquire about places or discuss options, please contact the Arena Reception on 01254 668686 or Send us an email


Silver Blades Blackburn

Silver Blades Blackburn Arena,
Waterside,
Lower Audley Street,
Blackburn,
BB2 3DY
Tel: 08700 85 29 29
Email: blackburn@silver-blades.co.uk
Rink Manager: Mark Halliwell