Robert Crown Center

Robert Crown Center

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


Congratulations to Coup, the Winter 2014 Division A Broomball Champions!

KEEP COOL ON SUNDAYS!!!!  Adult Broomball Drop-In program begins on July 13th.    Join in the fun from 3:00 - 4:30 PM.  Full equipment is required, and a $5.00 drop-in fee is all you need to get a great workout.    Sign in at the office, and have a ball!!!!!!


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. 

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.

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! News story

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

Public Ice-skating



Skating schedule Spring and Summer 2014
Please call 847-448-8258 to confirm the public skating schedule.

Public skating admission is $7 person, all ages and any day of the week.
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.

Skate More and $ave! A full-year pass valid for all Robert Crown Center public skating sessions is $100!

8SK8 Pass: Enjoy 8 weeks of cool skating this summer for just $30 –skate rental included! This pass is valid for all public ice skating sessions at the Robert Crown Center from June 9 through August 3.

Free Teen Ice Skating this Summer: On Tuesdays, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., from June 17 to August 19, youth ages 13 to 19 years can skate for free at Robert Crown Center's Studio Rink. Skaters must sign in and show proof of Evanston residency or ETHS school ID. Free Teen Ice Skating Flyer

Host a private ice skating, hockey or broomball party!
Host an indoor skating party during public skate sessions for only $100 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: $150/hour Main Rink Fee: $320/hour
Non-Prime Time (11:30pm and later): studio rink, $120/hour; main rink, $250/hour

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 club meets from 6:15-7:15pm on Tues. and 6-7pm on Thurs., from September through mid-March at Robert Crown Center. The drop-in fee is $15. Speedskates are available for rental by club skaters. For details, please call Robert Crown Center at 847-448-8258 or visit

Broomball has been rapidly growing in popularity. For information about joining the league, call 847-859-7824.

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.