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Roller Skating Rink opens for Summer on the Dock

7 years ago

By The Guide Liverpool

Roller Skating Rink opens for Summer on the Dock

Visitors to Albert Dock Liverpool this summer will be treated to a whole host of fun, family things to see and do – starting with a roller disco this Friday (July 22)!


Grab your skates and start the school summer holidays in style with a go on our very own roller-skating rink – open every day from July 22-31 (10am-6pm), with a special late-night opening on July 29. Lace up those boots and head down to the rink for 30 minutes of non-stop four-wheel fun at Mermaid Courtyard (prices £6 per adult, £4 per child (under 16) and £18 per family of four tickets).

Other things to look forward to at the Dock during summer:-

  • Enjoy the summer sports calendar in the comfort of Albert Dock’s beach hut. Open every day at Mermaid Courtyard from August 6-21, come and support our national team in Rio and watch live coverage on the large screen
  • Experience the thrill and excitement of traditional fairground rides throughout the summer, from just as little as £2 per ride
  • Join our resident falconry expert and his feathered friends (on selected dates)
  • Pirate Festival on the Dock (September 10-11) – expect thrilling live action under sail and breathtaking stunts, and join our pirate and mermaid parade in full costume

Pirate Festival - The Guide Liverpool - Albert Dock


  • Free family workshops at the various Albert Dock attractions throughout summer
  • Plenty of family offers at Albert Dock’s bars and restaurants

 Anchor and Mermaid Courtyard - The Albert Dock

Clare Rawlinson, marketing manager, Albert Dock Liverpool, said:

“The summer has well and truly arrived, and Albert Dock is doing it in style! If you’ve got a few hours to spare, drop us a visit and enjoy a whole host of free activities for the whole family, whether it’s roller-skating at our roller disco, watching live televised sport in our beach hut, taking part in one of the free workshops in our attractions or taking advantage of the family offers in our restaurants. It’s all happening at Albert Dock throughout July and August.”


Other ideas for those long summer days at Albert Dock Liverpool:-


Tate Liverpool

  • Explore Tate Liverpool with a fun rocket backpack. Blast off and discover a whole galaxy of art with this free in-gallery resource
  • Clay Worlds workshop – experiment with clay, wire and other materials and respond to the artworks of Francis Bacon (August 3–28, every Wednesday-Saturday, 1.30-4.30)


Merseyside Maritime Museum

  • Head to the Seized! gallery for the popular sniffer dog demos with the Border Force dogs (every Thursday in August from 12.30-3.30pm)
  • Join a summer of creative craft fun inspired by tales of Titanic, fearsome pirates and monsters of the deep (throughout August and September)

 Maritime Museum - The Guide Liverpool

International Slavery Museum

  • Create colourful crafts inspired by the museum’s exhibitions in the free fun family workshops, plus a host of family days including hands on workshops and face painting to enjoy throughout the summer (throughout July, August and September)


The Beatles Story

  • Join the Beatles Story for their FREE workshops throughout the summer where you can take part in a host of family fun craft sessions including guitar and album cover making, storytelling sessions plus the chance to test your knowledge with a host of fun quiz sessions

The Beatles Story - The Guide Liverpool

Mattel Play! Liverpool

  • The brand new family entertainment centre featuring the worlds of Thomas & Friendsᵀᴹ, Bob the Builderᵀᴹ and Fireman Samᵀᴹ under one roof on The Colonnades, and the first of its kind in Europe


For more information on these and all other upcoming events at Albert Dock, please visit our information hub located near the front entrance gates, or online at Join us on Twitter – @theAlbertDock #SummerDock2016




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