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.

For more information on any of our classes, please call us at 847-448-8258.

Robert Crown Community Center Project

For further information on this project, including the history of the Robert Crown Community Center, the design/construction status, fundraising information, and to sign up for an email list, please click here.

"The Nutcracker on Ice"

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Join us for the Nutcracker Ballet on Ice! Hundreds of skating school students will be performing in what has become a beloved tradition at the Robert Crown Center. Reserved tickets are $10 and general admission tickets are $9. General admission tickets can be purchased online here.

Performances will be held:
Fri., Dec 16 at 7:30pm
Sat., Dec 17 at 2:30 & 7:30pm
Sun., Dec 18 at 2:30pm

Fall 2016 Public Skating Schedule

Skating schedule Fall 2016

Weekly Adult Drop-In Hockey Sessions

Adult Drop-In Hockey Fall 2016

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, 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 (Non-Prime: $120/hour)   

Main Rink Fee: $330/hour (Non-Prime: $280/hour)

Speed Skating


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!

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. 

Fall 2016 Sessions  September 13 - December 29 

Tuesday's  6:55-7:55pm  $20 drop-in fee & Thursdays 5-6:40pm  $20 for an hour of drop-in ice or $30 for the entire session.




Evanston Hockey House Program
The Evanston Hockey house program serves players from Mites through Bantams who are interested in hockey, and typically want to play on weekends.

The Evanston Hockey house program emphasizes skill development and fun. Mites have in-house games and practices while Squirts and above compete against other North Shore programs. Those interested in playing or coaching should contact Del Morris, Director of Evanston Hockey at 847-894-1521 or James Faedtke at 847-859-7824.

Evanston Hockey Travel Program
Evanston Hockey administers the travel hockey program based at Robert Crown Center. Teams are offered from Mites through High School. Players have a more intense practice and playing schedule geared toward a higher level of competition. The Evanston Hockey travel program offers more ice time, professional coaching and a higher level of competition. The travel teams compete in the Northern Illinois Hockey League, play games throughout the Chicago area against other travel programs and attend tournaments in nearby states.

Did you know?
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. For more information on Evanston Hockey, visit or contact Del Morris.