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.


Spring Ice Show

Come see skaters performing to live Broadway music!
Sat., April 25 at 6pm & Sun., April 26 at 2pm

General tickets: $9, Reserved: $10
A link to buy tickets online will be posted shortly. 

Public Ice skating

Skating schedule

Admission for all public skating sessions is $8 per person.

Skate More and $ave! A full-year pass valid for all Robert Crown Center public skating sessions is $125.

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.

Freestyle Practice Ice Time

Freestyle Practice Ice time is for skaters who are looking to practice on their own or with a private instructor. This time is available for beginner and advanced skaters therefore; the times are designated for certain levels.  Typically these contracts are quarterly typically 13-14 weeks in length and you contract for those times weekly.  You can contract by printing out the paper form via the link below or register online type in keyword search practice ice. For more info., please call 847-448-8258.


Host a private ice skating, hockey or broomball party!

Host an indoor skating party during public skate sessions for only $120 at the Robert Crown Ice Complex. The skating party package for up to 16 people includes ice time during any public skate session, 16 skate rental tickets and two tables in the east lobby. You just bring the guests and refreshments! Additional skating tickets may be purchased for $5 each. The maximum seating capacity is 20. 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 Coup, the Winter 2014 Division A Broomball Champions! 

The City of Evanston’s broomball program has been in place since 1975. For more information about broomball at the Robert Crown Center, please visit us or call 847-448-8258. 


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. 


The new program for 2015 begins on Thursday, February 5, from 6-7:00 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.

Robert Crown Center Project

Renderings of Robert Crown Center, February 2015