Robert Crown Center

Robert Crown Center

Robert Crown Community Center and Ice Complex offers a wide range of recreation activities for all ages.

The Robert Crown Community Center offers sports programs, classes in the visual and performing arts, and after-school and preschool programs.

The Robert Crown Ice Complex provides ice skating, figure skating, hockey, speedskating and broomball. Skates may be rented to attend the public skating sessions and may be rented for use during skating classes.

For more information on any of our classes, please call us at 847-448-8258.

Robert Crown Community Center Project

For further information on this project, including the history of the Robert Crown Community Center, the design/construction status, fundraising information, and to sign up for an email list, please click here.

Fall 2016 Public Skating Schedule

Skating schedule Fall 2016

Please make note of the upcoming changes to the public skating schedule:

  • Back by Popular Demand: Saturday night Public Skate from 8-9:30pm.
  • Join us for DJ Skates on November 11 and December 9 from 6:45-8:15pm.
  • Public Skating sessions will not be held on the following dates (subject to change):  Thursday, Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving day), Wednesday, Dec. 14-Sunday, Dec. 17 (42nd Nutcracker) and Sunday, Dec. 25 (Christmas Day).

Robert Crown Special Events

Robert Crown Annual Halloween Party

This carnival themed Halloween Party will feature games, snacks, music, a photo booth and plenty of not-to-spooky fun. Children are encouraged to come in costume, but they do not need to. Games and activities will be geared towards preschool age children, but all are welcome. This event is free. It will take place in the Robert Crown gymnasium on Monday, October 31 from 10am-1pm. Please call 847-448-8258 with any questions.

Annual Halloween DJ Skate

Celebrate the last few hours (7-9pm) of Halloween at Robert Crown's DJ Skate night. Those who come in costume will receive both free admission and free skates! See the flyer for more information.

Halloween DJ Skate

Robert Crown Fall Flea Market

You are invited to attend Robert Crown's Fall Fela Market on Saturday, November 5 from 9am-4pm. The annual market is a great place to find your next treasure. For more information click here.

Weekly Adult Drop-In Hockey Sessions

Monday-Friday 1-2:30pm

Please see the flyer for upcoming Blackout Dates:

Adult Drop-In Hockey Fall 2016

Host a private ice skating, hockey or broomball party!

Host an indoor skating party during public skate sessions for only $125 at the Robert Crown Ice Complex. The skating party package for up to 20 people includes ice time during any public skate session, 20 skate rental tickets and two tables in the east lobby. You just bring the guests and refreshments!  Additional skating tickets may be purchased for $3 each up to a maximum of 30 total for the party. Advanced reservations are recommended and payment is required at time of booking. For reservations or more info., please call 847-448-8258.

You can have a cool private celebration when you rent a rink! Celebrate your birthday, anniversary or invite your friends to Robert Crown Center for a private ice skating, hockey or broomball party! Skate rental is just $2 per pair and broomball equipment rental is $25 per party group. Advance registration is important, so please call 847-448-8258 today.

Studio Rink Fee: $160/hour   

Main Rink Fee: $350/hour
Non-Prime Time (11:30pm and later):
studio rink, $130/hour
main rink, $265/hour

Congratulations to Tongue Punch, the Winter 2016 Broomball Champions!

Speed Skating


Shani news 2695.jpgMultiple Gold Medal Olympian and World Record Holder Shani Davis learned to speed skate at Robert Crown Center, starting at age six!

The Evanston Speedskating Club provides coaching and direction to youth (age 3+) and adults interested in improving their speedskating skills and/or wanting to compete in the sport. Through the Club, competition for all ages and levels is available throughout the season at local skating facilities. Club members are part of the Amateur Skating Association of Illinois. 

Fall 2016 Sessions  September 13 - December 29 

Tuesday's  6:55-7:55pm  $20 drop-in fee  & Thursday's 5-6:40pm  $20 for an hour of drop-in ice or $30 for the entire session.




Evanston Youth Hockey Association (EYHA) is a member of the NHL Diversity family. EYHA has been a leader in the area of diversity since the 1960s, and it is an honor for the National Hockey League to grant them NHL Diversity affiliate status.