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Patch- training ice for higher level skaters 

Fancy a bit of extra ice for those advanced training sessions? Then a patch of Ice at the rink is the perfect opportunity for you to put on your skates and glide on the ice.

Patch Ice Timetable

Day Time Cost Grade
Monday 06:00 – 08:30 £7.50 NISA 1
Monday 08:45 – 10:45 £7.50 Skate UK Gold
Tuesday 06:00 – 08:30 £7.50 Nisa Level 1
Tuesday 08:45 – 10:45 £7.50 Skate UK Gold
Tuesday 17:45 – 20:30 £7.50 Skate UK Gold
Wednesday 06:00 – 08:30 £7.50 Skate UK Gold
Wednesday 08:45 – 10:30 £7.50 Skate UK Gold
Wednesday 17:45 – 19:15 £7.50 Skate UK Gold
Thursday 06:00 – 08:30 £7.50 NISA level 1
Thursday 08:45 – 10:45 £7.50 Skate UK Gold
Thursday 17:45 – 19:30 £7.50 Skate UK Gold
Friday 06:00 – 08:30 £7.50 NISA 1
Friday  08:45 – 10:45 £7.50 Skate UK Gold
Saturday 06:00 – 08.15 £7.50 Nisa Level 1
08:30 – 09:30
09:30 – 10:15 Holidays Only
10:30 – 11:30 Holidays Only
£5.00 Skate UK Bronze
Sunday  06:00 – 08:00 £7.50 Nisa Level 1
Sunday (Jan-Aug) 10:30-11:30 £5.00 Skate UK Bronze

Additional patches are occasionally offered when feasible and at the Ice Rink’s discretion. Your coach will be notified of any extra patch ice and relevant level requirements as they become availableEach time slot = 1 patch

The bronze standard patches on the weekend have a maximum upper limit of NISA level four in any discipline.

Terms & Conditions

It is the members’ responsibility to read and understand the terms, conditions and rules as set by the ice rink. How they may best be applied within the terms of the membership.

1.0:   Patch cards and or a valid receipt must be made available for inspection by any staff member and/or security staff of the Rink whilst in the building. Alexandra Palace Ice Rink reserves the right to refuse admission to a patch or session if you cannot produce a valid Patch Membership card or appropriate receipt and, if requested, some other form of identification. If you cannot produce a valid membership card or receipt, and we are unable to verify your membership entitlement at the time of the incident in question, the Ice Rink reserves the right to refuse admission, or may, at its discretion, offer admission only on the immediate payment of the relevant patch fee or public session entry fee.

1.1.      The Alexandra Palace Ice Rink reserves the right to suspend the use of the relevant membership card of a member and all associated benefits for a period of time or to withdraw their use in the event of misuse or if abused in anyway or in the event of a breach of any of the terms, conditions and rules or in the event of any abusive, dangerous or any other unacceptable behaviour by the member or accompanying associates.

2.0:   Nothing in these terms and conditions shall constitute or imply any guarantee of entitlement to ice skate or access to any area of the Alexandra Palace.

2.1.      The Alexandra Palace Ice Rink shall not have any liability to the registered ticket holder in respect of any failure to carry out or delay in carrying out any of its obligations under these terms and conditions, including admitting the member to the Ice Rink for a particular patch or public skating session, caused by fire, flood, accident, strikes or other industrial action, mechanical and/or electrical failure to any plant or systems, refusals to grant any licenses or permissions by the local authorities or any circumstances outside the rink’s reasonable control.

2.2.      No refunds in full or part will be granted throughout the term of the membership due to unforeseen closures and/or failure to provide access to the building for the purpose of ice skating or any other activity associated with ice skating training or ice skating.

3.0:   In the event that your Patch card is lost or stolen the member should report this to the Ice Rink Reception immediately. Duplicate Patch cards (where lost or stolen) are replaceable for a small administrative fee per card.

4.0:   Membership Cards and tickets are personal to the member and are not transferable and shall not be transferred under any circumstances. All membership cards and tickets remain the property of the Ice Rink.

5.0:   Change of address, eligibility or personal details as well as any planned non-attendance for specific periods or any lengthy periods of illness or injury must be notified immediately.

6.0:   All members must be registered and be having lessons with one of the Alexandra Palace Ice Rink’s fully qualified skating instructors.

7.0:   If the remittance tendered in payment of a Season Ticket shall be dishonoured or in any other way refused (other than by the Ice Rink), the relevant member shall be liable to pay the Rink’s administrative charge and any bank or other similar charge incurred by the Rink as a result.

8.0:   None of the terms and conditions, or benefits, of, or under, your membership agreement with the Alexandra Palace Ice Rink are enforceable by any other party.

9.0:   Alexandra Palace Ice Rink reserves the right to make changes to these Terms and Conditions, on the giving of reasonable notice, where it reasonably considers it necessary to do so in order for the service it supplies to comply with any changes in the law or regulations applicable there to.

10.0: Any valuables left in the changing rooms or around the rink area and not in the coin retain lockers provided for the use of the public are done so at the member’s own risk, Alexandra Palace Ice Rink will not accept liability for any loss, damage or theft of member’s property anywhere in the ice rink.

10.1: The ice rink changing facilities may not be available at all times the ice rink is open; the availability of the changing facilities is at the shift manager’s sole discretion. If access is granted at any period it is free access for all members of the public that are in the building at the time (this means that the changing rooms will not be locked for the duration). The changing facilities must be left in a clean and tidy state, otherwise access will be withdrawn.

11.0: The Alexandra Palace Ice Rink reserves the right to refuse any   application for membership at its sole discretion without reason.

12.0: The taking of photographs and video motion pictures shall not be permitted without prior consent of the Ice Rink Manager.

13.0: No dogs other than guide dogs will be permitted to the Ice Rink without the written consent of the Ice Rink Manager.

14.0: Payment can be made by cash, credit card (e.g. Visa, Access, and MasterCard) or debit card (e.g. Switch/Solo/Visa Electron).

Skating on patch ice or having a season ticket is subject to our Terms and Conditions and Patch Rules and Etiquette which must be read and understood before registering. Also failure to pay may result in entry to the ice rink being refused.

How to Dress For Patch

A coach needs to see a skater’s body alignment to give proper advice and feedback about technique, so form-fitting clothing that stretches is better than tight, restrictive or oversized clothes. Sports/skating wear is preferred but jeans are not permitted.

Safety on Patch

Whilst every patch user is responsible for themselves, our coaches and staff will assist in ensuring the patches remain as safe as possible. This can result in them enforcing the patch rules and raising their voices to clearly communicate potential hazards and instructions. ALL patch users must listen to them and follow their directions.


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