City Announces 2023 Season for the Civista Bank Ice Skating Rink

The City of Sandusky’s Civista Bank Ice Skating Rink on the Jackson Street Pier will be opening for the season on Thursday, November 16. The rink will be open on the following days during the remainder of November and all of December:
  • Thursdays- 5:00-9:00pm
  • Fridays- 5:00-9:00pm
  • Saturdays- 2:00-9:00pm
  • Sundays- 2:00-7:00pm
The Civista Bank Ice Skating Rink will operate on a special schedule during the Sandusky Winter Wonderland event:
  • Friday, December 8- 5:00-10:00pm
  • Saturday, December 9- 12:00-9:00pm
Additionally, the rink will have modified holiday hours:
  • Thanksgiving- Closed
  • Christmas Eve- 12:00-4:00pm
  • Christmas Day- Closed
  • December 26- 5:00-9:00pm
  • New Year’s Eve- 12:00-7:00pm
  • New Year’s Day- Closed
January hours will be announced at a later date.
Skating on the rink is free, and skate rentals are available for $5. The rink is made of Super-Glide synthetic ice, which provides a similar experience to skating on real ice. Updates about weather closures and other schedule modifications will be posted at and on the Jackson Street Pier Facebook page at
The Civista Bank Ice Skating Rink is managed by the City of Sandusky’s Division of Parks and Recreation. Questions about the ice rink can be directed to Linda Carroll at or 419-627-5895.