Haverford Township Skatium
The Haverford Township Skatium is located in Havertown and was opened in 1974. It cost $1.5 million to build the facility. The Skatium is owned and run by Haverford Township. Initially, membership was limited to those residents that lived in the Township. Dennis Ott was the first director of the Skatium. In the early and mid 1990’s, Dave Schultz was the Skatium’s director. For many years, the Skatium has been recognized at the Best Place to skate and play ice hockey in Delaware County. The Skatium is a multi-use rink that offers ice hockey, family ice skating, meeting rooms, figure skating, clinics, and camps. The name of the Skatium came from a contest that was Township-wide.
The Skatium is the home rink of Haverford High Ice Hockey, Haverford Hawks Youth Hockey, St. Joseph’s University Ice Hockey,Inter County Scholastic Hockey League (Haverford, O’Hara, St. Joe’s Prep, Carroll, Lower Merion, Harriton), Crossroads Figure Skating Club, and Home Ice Independent Hockey League (Episcopal Academy, Haverford School).
Hockeytown is located in the Skatium. It is a shop that can help you with all your ice hockey needs. The Hockeytown Pro Shop at the Skatium can help you with custom apparel orders, offering custom embroidery and screen printingfor any company event or team. Skate sharpening is available at the Hockeytown Pro Shop.
The Skatium offers Ice Hockey & Skating Lessons. The Skatium is a part of the Learn to Skate USA Program. US Figure Skating, USA Hockey, and US Speed Skating endorse Learn to Skate USA. The program is created to provide a positive experience that will instill a lifelong love of skating in those who participate.
Daily Public Skate sessions and Open Hockey times are offered daily at the Skatium. The Public Skate and Open Hockey sessions times can be seen on the weekly schedule on the Skatium’s website. There are special rates for daily public skate sessions Home School Students, Day Care Centers and Schools during the weekday late morning/early afternoon session.
The Skatium also offers private rentals and party packages. There are special rates that are available for Churches, Schools, and all Organizations. Meeting rooms are also available for organization or business events.
The Skatium is the home of several local high school ice hockey teams including the Crossroads Figure Skating Club, the Haverford Hawks youth ice hockey club, and many public events every month. Advertising is available at the Skatium. You can place an advertisement on the dasher boards at the Skatium and market your business in a great way.
The Skatium is located at 1002 Darby Rd., Havertown, PA 19083.
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