Robert Crown Center

Robert Crown Center

Robert Crown Community Center and Ice Complex offers a wide range of recreation activities for all ages.

The Robert Crown Community Center offers sports programs, classes in the visual and performing arts, and after-school and preschool programs.

The Robert Crown Ice Complex provides ice skating, figure skating, hockey, speedskating and broomball. Skates may be rented to attend the public skating sessions and may be rented for use during skating classes.

Robert Crown Center Project

Feasibility Study Final Report.pdf

Renderings of Robert Crown Center, February 2015


"ROBERT CROWN OPEN HOUSE ON ICE" scheduled for Saturday, August 27th has been CANCELLED.  We hope to have something similar to this in the near future.  Sorry for the Inconvenience.

This Sunday August 28th from 3:45-6:15pm FREE Hockey Clinics on the Main Rink.  Please contact James Faedtke 847-859-7824 for more information.

Age Time

4-6 3:45-4:20pm

7-10 4:30-5:15pm

10-13 5:30-6:15pm

This free try-it class for boys and girls will provide a taste of the hockey classes we are offering in the fall. 
There is no commitment attached to trying the class.
Feel free to invite anyone and everyone whom you think would enjoy this opportunity!


Summer Skating Schedule (June 6 – September 4, 2016) No Public Skating on Sunday 7/3 

You can rent skates for $3 per public skating session. Figure skates are available in sizes child 7 through adult 13. A limited supply of hockey skates is available in sizes child 10 through adult 6.                                                                                                                                                                       

Host a private ice skating, hockey or broomball party!

Host an indoor skating party during public skate sessions for only $125 at the Robert Crown Ice Complex. The skating party package for up to 20 people includes ice time during any public skate session, 20 skate rental tickets and two tables in the east lobby. You just bring the guests and refreshments!  Additional skating tickets may be purchased for $3 each up to a maximum of 30 total for the party. Advanced reservations are recommended and payment is required at time of booking. For reservations or more info., please call 847-448-8258.

You can have a cool private celebration when you rent a rink! Celebrate your birthday or anniversary . . . or invite your friends to Robert Crown Center for a private ice skating, hockey or broomball party! Skate rental is just $2 per pair and broomball equipment rental is $25 per party group. Advance registration is important, so please call 847-448-8258 today.
Studio Rink Fee: $160/hour Main Rink Fee: $350/hour
Non-Prime Time (11:30pm and later): studio rink, $130/hour; main rink, $265/hour

Congratulations to Tongue Punch, the Winter 2016 Broomball Champions!

The 2016 Fall Season starts in late September and we are looking for anyone interested in joining individually or with a team.  Please contact James Faedtke (847) 859-7824 for more details.  The City of Evanston's broomball program has been in place since 1975.


Shani news 2695.jpgMultiple Gold Medal Olympian and World Record Holder Shani Davis learned to speed skate at Robert Crown Center, starting at age six!


Speed Skating 
The Evanston Speedskating Club provides coaching and direction to youth (age 3+) and adults interested in improving their speedskating skills and/or wanting to compete in the sport. Through the Club, competition for all ages and levels is available throughout the season at local skating facilities. Club members are part of the Amateur Skating Association of Illinois. 

Summer 2016 Sessions

Join us Thursday's from 6-7:15 pm and Sunday's from 3:40-5:10 pm, and focuses on Learn to Skate for novices. The drop-in fee is $15. Speedskates are available for rental. For details, please call Robert Crown Center at 847-448-8258 or visit

Youth Hockey

Evanston Youth Hockey Association (EYHA) is a member of the NHL Diversity family. EYHA has been a leader in the area of diversity since the 1960s, and it is an honor for the National Hockey League to grant them NHL Diversity affiliate status.