Genesee Valley Park Sports Complex | Kids Out and About Rochester

Genesee Valley Park Sports Complex

131 Elmwood Ave
Rochester , NY , 14611
Phone: 585-428-7888
43° 7' 30.7992" N, 77° 38' 11.76" W
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Located in Genesee Valley Park, this is an all-season facility that offers ice skating, aquatics amenities, and an all-purpose sports floor.

Located in Genesee Valley Park, the Sports Complex is an all-season facility that offers ice skating, aquatics amenities, and an all-purpose sports floor. 

Note: the closest public library branch to the Complex is the Arnett Branch, 310 Arnett Boulevard.

Ice Arena

The Ice Arena is open from September 11, 2010 to April 9, 2011 (closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter).  The Ice Arena is the proud home of the hockey teams from the University of Rochester, Gates-Chili High School, Rochester Red Wings Youth Hockey, and McQuaid Jesuit High School. The current schedule is as follows:

Open Skate* 

Sundays:                                                      2:30-3:45 p.m.
Monday-Friday                                             12 -1:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday                     10:30-11:45 a.m. (Ages 18 and over)
Friday (starting 10-1-10)                               10-11:15 p.m. (Ages 16 and over)  
Saturday:                                                      5:00-6:15 p.m.

* Times subject to change. Please call 428-7888 to verify schedule or ice conditions.

Skate and Shoot (Helmets Required)
Tuesday and Friday:                                       1:30-3:00 p.m. (Ages 14 and over)
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday                       1:30-3:00 p.m.  (Ages 10 and over)
Sunday                                                          7:30-9:00 a.m.  (Ages 40 and over)

Among other special programs, the arena offers:

  • Snack bar and lockers (bring your own lock)
  • Ice skating lessons (for a fee)
  • Figure Skating / Learn to Skate
  • Men's hockey leagues
  • Women's hockey leagues 
  • Birthday party packages for children and adults (one low price for up to 12 guests)
  • A free youth hockey program (ages 6-16); free for City residents, fee for non-City residents 
  • Special holiday and recess skate schedules

Skating Fees

Adult Admission: $5.00                              Skate Rental: $3.00
Youth Admission: $2.00                             Skate Sharpening: $5.00
Seniors (w/ Feel Great Pass $2.50               Skate and Shoot: $5.00
Family Rate: $14.00                                   Sunday Skate and Shoot: $7.50

Call 585-428-7888 for additional information about holiday schedules, special events, birthday parties, Learn to Skate program, and youth hockey programs.Slip and slide at Genesee Valley Park pool.

Aquatics Facility

From late June to Labor Day, the GVP Complex Aquatics Facility offers an outdoor olympic-sized swimming pool to cool off in the summer. It is home to the Genesee Valley Swim Team and the Rochester Water Polo Club.

Among other special programs, the Aquatics Facility offers:

  • Open swim
  • Free swimming instruction for City youth ages 6-18
    (nominal fee for non-City youth)  
  • Snack bar and lockers (bring your own lock)
  • Water Slides
  • Birthday party and other celebrations packages

Swimming Fees

  • $2.00 adult (18+)
  • $1.00 Youth
  • $1.00 Senior Feel Great Pass
  • $30.00 Season Pass (Genesee Valley Complex only)
  • $50.00 Annual Pass (Genesee Valley Complex and Adams Street Pool only)

Sports Court

The Genesee Valley All-Purpose Sports Floor is home of the Rochester Greywolves indoor lacrosse team and the ROC City Roller Derby team! Rental times are available for indoor soccer, floor hockey, roller hockey, or special events. Weekly open basketball times and roller sports times are also available. Fees per session: $1.00 for youth ages 17 and under. Group rental quotes based on event and duration. Call 428-7888 for more information and to request rentals; see below for facility use permit.  


Rent the Rink, Pool, or Sports Court for Your Next Celebration

The ice rink, pool, and sports court can be rented for use for your next party or celebration. Print out and fill out a facility use permit and drop it off or call (585) 428-7888.

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