Notice: Construction is ongoing in Riverfront Park and may impact some bicycle and pedestrian routes. Before you visit, please see the latest construction map for the best routes around redevelopment zones. Some attractions are currently unavailable due to redevelopment.

Numerica Skate Ribbon

The Skate

Admission to the Numerica Skate Ribbon is free during roller skating season. Roller skates and scooters are available to rent – visitors wishing to bring their own roller skates, non-motorized scooters, or skateboards are welcome. Helmets are required by law, please bring your own or borrow one of ours. The Numerica Skate Ribbon shares a ticketing facility with the Numerica SkyRide that includes a café with a variety of delicious food, a large windowed indoor dining area, as well as a patio.

  • Girls roller-skating
  • Little Girl on Scooter

Numerica Skate Ribbon Hours

Rental Hours

Skate rental counter may close during wet weather to limit water damage to rental equipment.

Prices

Admission
Free

Helmet Rentals
Free

Hourly Rentals
Roller Skate: $5.95
Scooter Rental: $7.95

*Helmets are required by law

Rules and Regulations

Skate at your own risk
Helmets are required by the Spokane Municipal Code Chapter 10.17

General Information
  • Admission to the Numerica Skate Ribbon is free. Rentals are available during posted hours.
  • The Numerica Skate Ribbon is not actively monitored by attendants.
  • Wrist guards, knee and elbow pads are highly recommended.
  • Helmets and safety gear are available for free from the skate rental counter during rental hours.
  • The Numerica Skate Ribbon may close without notice in support of other scheduled activities, rentals or when ribbon surface is wet.
Numerica Skate Ribbon Rules & Regulations
  • Children 15 years and under must be monitored by an adult (ages 18+).
  • Closed toed shoes are required at all times.
  • Roller skates and scooter rentals are not permitted for use outside of the ribbon.
  • Use the ribbon carefully, responsibly and respectfully at all times.
  • Travel only in a counter-clockwise direction with the current flow of traffic.
  • Speed on the ribbon must equal the flow of all other users.
  • Only people wearing skates or using approved devices are permitted on the ribbon.
  • No more than two (2) people may travel together.
  • Report all incidents and injuries to attendants.
  • Personal roller skates, in-line skates, skateboards, scoot bikes, and non-motorized scooters are permitted and must be clean and in good repair with proper safety breaks.
The following are not permitted on the Numerica Skate Ribbon
  • Using the ribbon in a manner that endangers or interferes with the enjoyment experienced by other users.
  • Bicycles and any motorized or electrical powered devices
  • Stopping or standing in a manner which impedes on the flow of traffic.
  • Horseplay, game playing, excessive speed, racing, roughness, or traveling in a dangerous or potentially dangerous fashion.
  • Carrying children or items such as handbags, backpacks, camera, cell phones, portable music players, etc.
  • Jumps, spins, or skating backwards.
  • Eating or drinking.
  • Throwing and kicking objects at any time.
  • Sitting on, leaning, or climbing over the railing.
  • Tobacco products and vaping.
  • Alcohol.

Group Visits

We ask all groups of 20 or more to submit a Group Visit Form in advance. This not only alerts us to your presence at the park, but enables us to provide the best possible experience for your group. Groups of 20 people or more receive a 15% off adult admission tickets when paying on a single transaction. Please submit your Group Visit Form a minimum of seven days before your visit.

For questions about Group Visits, please contact Cheryl Sieveke at csieveke@spokanecity.org.

The Sky Ribbon Café

Sky Ribbon Cafe

The Sky Ribbon Cafe is a full-service restaurant operated by the Lancer Hospitality & Catering.

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The Ice

Masks are required. Reservations are not required.

Last day to ice skate is Sunday, February 27!

Skate Ribbon
  • Friends Ice Skating
  • Learning to Ice Skate

Riverfront Park's Numerica Skate Ribbon consists of a 16' wide and 650' long pathway with a 3,500 square foot attached pond. Skaters can experience slight inclines and declines as they make their way around a path of ice surrounded by beautiful Northwest inspired landscape. Complementing the Numerica Skate Ribbon are large, cozy fire pits for spectators and skaters alike to sit around and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa. The Numerica Skate Ribbon shares a ticketing facility with the Numerica SkyRide that includes the Sky Ribbon Café with a variety of delicious food and large windowed dining area.

Prices

Admission (1 hour)
Masks Required
Adult (ages 13+): $7.95/per hour
Youth (ages 3-12): $5.95/per hour
Ages 2 and under: FREE

Skate Rental: $5.95/per visit

Helmets: Available to check out free of charge.

Unlimited Ice Pass

2021-2022 Season
Adult (ages 13+): $35.95
Youth (ages 3-12): $30.95
Skate Rental Add-On: $17.95 - *only available with purchase of the Unlimited Ice Pass.

Unlimited Ice Passholder Benefits

  • 15% discount at Sky Ribbon Café
  • 15% Discount at Riverfront Gifts
  • 4 complimentary Looff Carrousel Tickets (value: $12.00)
  • 1 complimentary buddy single-use admission ticket with Skate Rental (value: $13.90)

COVID-19 Safety Measures

  • If you are sick, stay home. Those who exhibit cold/flu-like symptoms are encouraged to stay home for their health and for that of other staff and patrons.
  • Masks are required at all times on-premises including while ice skating, on the outdoor patio, inside the Numerica Skate Ribbon building, and observation area.
  • Ice skaters or family groups must maintain a 6ft social distance from other skaters. Family groups of 5 or less may skate closer than 6ft.
Rules and Regulations

Skate at your own risk. Helmets are highly recommended.

Numerica Skate Ribbon Rules & Regulations:
  • Report all incidents and injuries to skate attendants
  • Ribbon has upward and downward elevation changes
  • Skate carefully, responsibly and respectfully at all times
  • Follow the instructions of the skate attendants
  • Skate only in the direction currently being indicated by the skating attendants
  • Speed of skating at all times must equal the flow of all other skaters
  • Only people wearing skates are allowed on the ice surface
  • No more than two (2) people may skate together
The following are not permitted on The Ice:
  • Skating when ice resurfacing is being completed
  • Skating in a manner that endangers or interferes with the enjoyment of other skaters
  • Stopping or standing on the ice
  • Excessive speed, horseplay, game playing, or skating in a potentially dangerous fashion
  • Carrying children or personal items on the ice; handbags, backpacks, cameras, cell phones, portable music players, etc.
  • Jumps, spins, skating backwards or hockey playing
  • Speed skates (racer blade skates)
  • Eating or drinking
  • Throwing and kicking objects at any time
  • Sitting on, leaning or climbing over the railing
  • Tobacco Products and vaping
FAQ's Numerica Skate Ribbon
What are the Numerica Skate Ribbon hours?
How much does it cost to use the Numerica Skate Ribbon?

Adult admission….$7.25 per hour
Child admission….$5.25 per hour
Children 2 and under….free admission (does not include skate rental)
Adult Unlimited Pass (does not include skate rental)….$34.95
Child Unlimited Pass age 3-12 (does not include skate rental)….$29.95
Skate rental add-on to Unlimited Pass....$17.95 (only available with purchase of Unlimited Pass)
Skate rental….$4.95 per visit

Does the Numerica Skate Ribbon offer any discounts?

Groups of 10 or more receive 15% off admission and skate rental when paying with a single payment for the group.

What sizes are your rental skates?

We have hockey and figure skates ranging from sizes 1-14 and children's size 6-13.

Are wheelchairs allowed on the ice?

Yes, but anyone accompanying guest in wheelchair must wear skates while on the ice.

Can I walk on the ice without skates?

No. Anyone on the ice must be wearing ice skates (unless in wheelchair).

Can I carry my small child while on the ice?

No. Carrying a child or anyone on the ice is strictly prohibited.

What is the difference between hockey and figure ice skates?

Figure skates come in women's sizes and have a straighter blade surface with a front toe pick. Hockey skates come in men's sizes and have a slight curve at the front tip of the blade and no toe pick.

Are pets allowed on the ice?

No.

Does Riverfront provide skate sharpening services?

No.

Can I bring my beverage on the ice?

No, food and drink are not allowed on ice.

Does Riverfront Park provide skate aids (similar to walkers)?

Yes, only for disabled guests, not as a teaching aid.

Do we need to make reservations for groups/school groups?

Due to COVID-19 and limitations placed on gatherings, Riverfront Spokane cannot offer group reservations at this time. Individual tickets can be purchased online. The 15% group discount can still be obtained by purchasing 10 or more tickets in a single transaction.

Where is the best place to park if I want to visit the Numerica Skate Ribbon?

There is also a parking garage just across the street from the Numerica Skate Ribbon at River Park Square. Please visit their Parking webpage for rates and hours.
The City's parking meters are free after 7PM daily and on Sundays and major holidays. More info.

Will Riverfront Park be offering group or private skate lessons this year?

Due to COVID-19 and limitations placed on gatherings, Riverfront Spokane cannot offer lessons at this time.

Family Ice Skating