Lawrence Plaza

Downtown Activity Center: 215 SW A Street Community Center: 1101 SW Citizens Circle
Hours vary by facility
Downtown Activity Center: 479-464-PARK (7275) Community Center: 479-696-0200
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Lawrence Plaza is a 7000 square foot multi use facility located just north of the City Square at the corner of NE "A" and Blake St. The park was named after Ernest G. Lawrence, who served as Bentonville's Mayor from 1970 to 1974.  Mr. Lawrence was a founding board member of the Helen Walton Children's Enrichment Center and the Peel House Foundation.  He also served on the Bentonville School Board and was a member of the Bentonville Rotary Club.

The Rink at Lawrence Plaza 

Season: November 18th-January 15th

The Rink Hours

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The Rink Holiday Hours

Friday, December 22nd- 12:00pm-9:30pm

Saturday, December 23rd- 12:00pm-9:30pm

Sunday, December 24th (Christmas Eve)- 2:00pm-4:45pm 

Monday, December 25th (Christmas Day)- CLOSED

Tuesday, December 26th- Saturday, December 30th- 12:00pm-9:30pm

Sunday, December 31st (New Years Eve)- 2:00pm-4:45pm

Monday, January 1st (New Years Day)- 12:00pm-9:30pm


The Rink Pricing

The Rink 2017 season runs from November 18th through January 15th. VIsit us this season at Lawrence Plaza, on 214 NE A Street. 

$3 per ice skating session

$2 per ice skate rental

$50 per family season pass 

Rink Rentals

Times Available: 

Saturday: 10:00am-11:30am

Sunday: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Frosty Flix & Skate-A-Long

Come join us at Lawrence Plaza for Frosty Flix and a Skate-a-long! Enjoy a festive holiday movie after skating to the soundtrack with some of the movie stars themselves! Grab a picture with you favorite star after the Skate-A-Long! 

Skate-A-Longs will take place at: 5:00pm-6:15pm

Movie Begins: 6:30pm 

The Santa Clause December 16th 


Ice Skating Academy 

These classes put the FUN in fundamentals! No matter what your skill level, we have the class for you! Skaters will be in a group setting that focuses on fun and safety while learning the basics of ice skating including forward and backward skating, turns, and some advanced techniques. The goal is to build a strong foundation to help skaters age 3 and older excel on the ice! Skate rental is included!

Session Dates

Monday Session 

4:00pm-4:30pm | 4:30pm-5:00pm 

Class will take place: November 27th, December 4th, December 11th, December 18th, January 8th, January 15th 

Saturday Session

9:00am-9:30am | 9:30am-10:00am 

Class will take place: December 2nd, December 9th, December 16th, December 30th, January 6th, January 13th 

Cost: $60 per skater per session

Participants: Maximum 50 per session 


Private Ice Skating Lessons

Private lessons are available for skaters who would like one on one instruction to increase skill development, have more specialized instruction, or need individual attention. These lessons are open to all skill levels ages 3 and over. Skate rental is included!

Cost: $60 per skater for three (3) 20-minute sessions

Session Dates:

Session 1
November 27th-December 16th
Monday: 5:00pm | 5:20pm | 5:40 pm
Saturday: 8:00am | 8:20am | 8:40 am
Session 2
December 30th-January 13th
Saturday: 8:00am | 8:20am | 8:40am