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Herbert Wells Ice Rink

5211 Paint Branch Parkway
College Park, MD 20740
301-277-3717 (general inquiries); TTY 301-446-6802  

herbert wells ice rink content photoThis seasonal, semi-enclosed regulation size standard NHL ice rink is attached to the seasonal Ellen E. Linson Splash Park and it's amenities include shower and changing facilities, a vending area, warming hut with fireplace. This facility is home to the Wells Warriors USA Hockey Youth Recreation League, the College Park Adult Hockey League and the Herbert Wells Ice Rink Skating Teams. Wells Ice Rink also offers the following; public ice skating sessions, ISI Learn to Skate classes, Learn to Play Hockey classes, broom ball, summer day camps, ice rentals and birthday party packages. Friday night roller skating takes place during the summer months.

PDF Download the 2014 December General Calendar

Special Events

Mondays–Fridays (Fall, Winter, Spring), 9:30-11:30 am
Field Trip Special
You’re invited to schedule your school, church group, club for a special outing at the rink.
$4 admission & skate rental

Freestyle Sessions

Various times (download schedule below)
PDF Freestyle Sessions Calendar
Fee: $8 Wells Figure Skating Team; Resident $9/person; Non-Resident $11/person

Pick-up hockey Sessions

Various times (download calendar below)
PDF Pickup Hockey Calendar
Fee: Resident $9/person, Non-Resident $11/person 

Fall, Winter, & Spring Programs

Wells Warriors Ice Hockey Club

The mission of the Club is to develop well-rounded young men and women through high-quality hockey instruction, physical conditioning, team play, and good sportsmanship. In addition, the club seeks to promote, facilitate, and administer a player-centered program for recreational hockey. The Club is for boys and girls, ages 6 and up. The recreation program runs from early October to late March, with game held on the weekend. This program does require limited travel. Practices are typically once a week and on Sunday mornings.

Big news from Herbert Wells Ice Rink!

herbert wells ice skating Congratulations to Herbert Wells Ice Rink skaters for competing in this year’s Ice Skating Institute’s Conference Championships and placing 9th in Overall Team Points! The Championships were held on May 26-28 at the RDV Sportsplex Ice Den in Orlando, Florida.

The Conference Championships is one of six ISI national competitions this year, where skaters of all ages and skill levels are eligible to participate in dozens of individual, pair and group events. The ISI recreational ice skating program is based on “participations, not elimination.” More than 430 skaters representing 31 rink teams from 13 states competed in the event, with ages ranging from 1 to 76.

As far as group events, Herbert Wells Ice Rink Production Team earned 2nd place, and the Sparking Blades Synchro Team earned 3rd place. Individually, the skaters earned over 30 medals. Participating skaters in the Championships included Maggie Hayes, Dorothy Jahoda, Kayla Kirchknopf, Ella Lannon, Lucy Lannon, Alexandra Nickel, Olivia Nickel, Vivian Nickel, Sarah Rouff, and Hannah Wilson.

Prior to going to the Conference Championships, Herbert Wells Ice Rink skaters participated in local and district competitions. Here were their results:

Bowie Valentine’s Invitational, Bowie MD (February 2012)
Production Team – 3rd Place
Synchro Team – 2nd Place
4th Place Overall Team Points

Wells Spring Invitational, College Park, MD (March 2012)
Production Team – 1st Place
Synchro Team – 1st Place
2nd Place Overall Team Points

The Pond Spring Invitational, Newark, DE (March 2012)
Production Team – 1st Place
Synchro Team – 1st Place
2nd Place Overall Team Points

ISI District IV Championships, Newark, DE (April 2012)
Production Team – 1st Place
Synchro Team – 2nd Place
4th Place Overall Team Points

Interested in taking ice skating lessons? Classes are offered October through March for people of all ages through Herbert Wells’ weSKATE Ice Skating Institute Recreational Skating Program .
Classes begin in October, but you can view fall courses in SMARTlink beginning August 1. Registration begins August 2015 for Prince George’s and Montgomery County residents, and August 2015 for all others.

PDF Download the Series #2 Learn to Skate flyer (classes beginning in November)
PDF Download the Series #2 Wells Ice Hockey (classes beginning in November)

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