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 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.

Fall 2016 Public Skating Schedule

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Please make note of the upcoming changes to the public skating schedule:

Back by Popular Demand we will be offering a Saturday night Public Skate starting this Saturday the 25th from 8-9:30pm, and continuing on through the winter season.

DJ Skates (Main Rink):  These will replace the normally scheduled evening public skates for the following days:  Friday - Sept 9, Nov 11 & Dec 9  6:45-8:15pm  & Monday Oct 31 7-9pm

There will be no public skating on the following dates (Subject to change):  Thurs Nov24, Wed Dec 14- Sun Dec 17 (42nd Nutcracker) & Dec 25th Christmas Day.


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. 

Fall 2016 Sessions  September 13 - December 29 

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


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.