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Herbert Wells Ice Rink

5211 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, MD 20740
301-277-3717 (general inquiries); TTY 301-699-2544  

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Open October-April

Office Hours of Operation*

Monday-Friday:   9 am-8 pm 
Saturday & Sunday:   8 am-8 pm

*Office hours listed above are for program registration, customer inquiries, and other miscellaneous calls. Please see Admissions and Fees for hours about our Public Skating Sessions.

Seasonal ice rink:

  • Semi-enclosed
  • Regulation sized 
  • Standard NHL (National Hockey League) size
  • Part of the Wells-Linson Complex
  • Share facility with Ellen E. Linson Splash Park (open Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day)


  • Public ice skating sessions
  • ISI Learn to Skate classes
  • Learn to Play Hockey classes
  • Broom ball
  • Summer day camps
  • Ice rentals
  • Birthday party packages


  • Changing area
  • Showers
  • League locker rooms
  • Vending area
  • Warming hut with fireplace
  • Party room by rental

Leagues & Teams

  • Wells Warriors USA Hockey Youth Recreation League
  • College Park Adult Hockey League
  • Herbert Wells Ice Rink Skating Teams 


The ice rink is located in College Park, Maryland, conveniently to the University of Maryland, between Route 1 and Kenilworth Avenue. Accessible by Metro on the Green Line, College Park station. From the Capital Beltway (I-495), take Exit 23 South (College Park). This is Kenilworth Avenue (Route 201). Proceed for 1½ miles, and turn right onto Paint Branch Parkway. Turn left into the parking lot (across from the 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant). 

From U.S. Route 1, turn onto Paint Branch Parkway at the intersection in front of the main entrance to the University of Maryland. After the fourth traffic light, turn right and then make an immediate left into the parking lot.

Need a Ride?

Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA)