Robert Crown Community Center

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Robert Crown Center

Robert Crown Community Center offers hockey and ice-skating programs as well as non-skating recreation programs. The Center offers a valuable venue for hockey, figure skating,  camp programs, pre-school and after school programs and many other community programs. Outside facilities include space for soccer and baseball.

The  61,000 square foot facility features:  

  • Main Rink     NHL  85' x 200'
  • Studio Rink     60' x 80'
  • Pottery Room
  • Four Locker Rooms
  • Full-size Gymnasium
  • Meeting spaces of various sizes for meetings, birthday parties or special occasions.  Available for rentals.
  • State Licensed Child Care Program
  • Concession Stand  - open during events and on weekends
  • Free WiFi – limited locations
  • Handicap accessible
  • On-site and handicap accessible parking 

The Robert Crown Community Center (RCCC) is open from early morning to late evening.
For more information on program offerings or facility rentals, please call us at 847-448-8258.


April 23       Public Skate                      2-3:30pm

May 2-5      Adult Drop-In Hockey     1-2:30pm

May 5          Public Skate                        7:30-9pm

May 6          Public Skate                        4-5:30pm   and   8-9:30pm

May 7          Public Skate                        2-3:30pm


Spring Ice Show     May 5-7

Attend Robert Crown Center's annual spring ice show, "Cirque Spectaculaire: A Collaboration of Artistic Athleticism." Performances will take place on Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 6 at 6 p.m., and Sunday, May 7 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 for reserved seating and $9 for general admission. Tickets may be purchased online, by calling 847-448-8258, or at the door. The show is suitable for all ages.

Spring Public Skate             April 1 - June 4

Studio Rink                                                                           Main Rink 
Mon. 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.                                                          Mon. Fri. 11:15 a. m. - 12:45 p.m.
Tues. & Thurs. 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.                                          Sun. 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Fri. 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Sat. 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.;   8:00 - 9:30 p.m.

Studio Rink              $6 Adults, $4 Student w/ID, $2 Child 5 & under
Main Rink                 $7 Adults, $5 Students w/ID, $3 Child 5 & under
Skate Rental            $3 per pair

Robert Crown Community Center Project

Information on this project, including the history of the Robert Crown Community Center, the design/construction status, fundraising information, and a link to sign up for email updates.


Built in 1974 with a generous and visionary donation from the Crown family, the Robert Crown Center has long served as an important social and recreational hub for the City of Evanston. Welcoming over 150,000 visitors each year, Robert Crown Center is the City’s most used health and wellness facility. Its impact reaches all corners of the region, and helps make Evanston a wonderful place to live.