Do you charge for parents to watch?
We do not charge for parents to watch. We’re happy you are here!
NOTE: Occasionally charitable organizations that host fundraisers at Pattison's North will charge every person (adult or child) that is admitted.
If my friends are coming to skate, do I need to pay if I’m only going to hang out?
Everyone entering (with the exception of parents watching their children) must pay the applicable admission and skate rental fee. (Friday and Saturday Evenings 7pm-10pm).
Do you offer group rates?
Yes! Groups of 15 or more the skate rental is free. You only have to pay admission. Reservations strongly recommended. We offer special rates for Licensed Day Care Providers during school breaks & other select times throughout the year.
Do you sell food?
Yes! Pattison's North offers handmade Pizza, Hot Dogs, Pretzels, & Nachos. We also offer Pepsi products.
Can I bring in food from the outside?
We do not allow outside food or drink. The only outside food/drinks we allow during our open skating session is a birthday cake and you MUST have a birthday room reservation.
Do you sell gift certificates?
Yes, at the Skate Shop! They can be purchased during any of our open all skate times.
Will you donate something to my child’s school auction?
Yes! Pattison's North is happy to donate products/services to non-profits. Please stop in during any of our public sessions.
Does Pattison's North do cash sponsorships?
Yes! Any non-profit is eligible to do a fundraisers with us.
Can I use my laptop and go online at Pattison's North?
Yes, we have FREE wireless internet.
Do you take requests for songs?
Yes, we have a music library with over 7,000 songs. Our DJ will make every effort to get your favorite song on!
(Please note: not all music is appropriate for all open all skate times. If you ask the DJ, he or she will tell you if we can play a song.)
What do you play on the Giant Video Screens?
During open all skate times, we play music videos, movie clips, special effect videos, and ambient images.
During Exclusive Events, we play anything you’d like: video montage, wedding video, corporate training video as well as music videos, movies, and more!
Can I rent Pattison's North privately?
Yes! We offer Exclusive Events on select days of the week. Checkout our parties page for more information.
How far in advance do I need to make party reservations?
As a rule of thumb, Open Events should be reserved at least 2 weeks in advance and Exclusive Events usually require at least 30 days to as much as 6 months depending on availability.
What forms of payments do you allow?
Cash, Visa, MasterCard, and AmEx.
Do you have an ATM?
Yes, we do have an ATM on the premises. We also accept VISA, Mastercard, and AmEx at the ticket office, snackbar and novelty.
Can I pay with a check?
Sorry, we do not accept personal checks.
What size skates do you rent?
Regular Skates: Juvenile size 6 to adult size 15.
Inline Skates: Juvenile size 10 to adult size 15.
Speed quads: Kids size 1 t adult size 13.
Can I bring my own skates?
Yes. We allow all kinds of regular roller skates and inline skates. Your own skates must be safe and clean.
Can I wear my Heelys?
Sorry, because Heelys do not have wheels in the front and back and are not intended for “roller skating” they are not permitted.
Do you sell skates and equipment?
Yes! The Skate Shop is loaded with the latest skates, candy, novelty toys, and glow products.
What goes on during Open All Skate Times?
Most open all skate times are set-up with a variety of special skates: All-Skate, Backwards, Couples. During daytime and family-oriented open all skate times, we also do the Hokey Pokey, play games and giveaway prizes.
If my child doesn’t skate well, can I walk on the floor to assist him/her?
During open skate times, we do not allow parents to enter the skating floor with shoes on to help their children skate. Skate Trainers are available for rental at the ticket office on a first come first basis.
Where can I get skating lessons for myself or my child?
Right here at Pattison's North. We have world class coaches. Check out our lessons page here.
Do the games take quarters or tokens?
We have redemption games that are coin operated. We have a change machine in the game room.