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Winter Classic Community Rink Schedule
 

 


 



Winter Classic Community Rink at Stage AE
  • 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm    Public Skate including a special visit from Santa (4pm-6pm)*



Winter Classic Community Rink at Stage AE
  • 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm    Public Skating presented by PNC*



Winter Classic Community Rink at Stage AE
  • 8:40 am – 10:20 am    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Southpointe Rink Rats vs. TBD
  • 10:30 am – 11:50 am    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – TBD vs. TBD
  • 12:00 pm – 1:20 pm    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Pittsburgh Predators (’98) vs. TBD
  • 1:30 pm – 2:50 pm    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Pittsburgh Hornets (16 & Under) vs. TBD
  • 7:00 pm – 8:20 pm    Public Skating presented by PNC*



Winter Classic Community Rink at Stage AE
  • 9:00 am – 10:20 am    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Mt. Lebanon Hornets vs. Peters Township Red 1
  • 1:30 pm – 2:50 pm    Hockey Is for Everyone Game – Pittsburgh Mighty Penguins Sled Hockey vs. TBD
  • 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm    Public Skating presented by PNC*
  • 9:40 pm – 11:40 pm    PIHL High School Hockey Game – Carrick vs. Taylor Alderdice

Carnegie Science Center & Highmark SportsWorks
  • 10:00 am – 7:00 pm    Hockey Hall of Fame Display featuring trophies won by the Penguins, historic memorabilia and interactive games for kids of all ages.**

North Shore Riverfront Park
  • Noon – Dusk        Stroll through the wintery park adjacent to Heinz Field to view some Winter Classic-themed ice carving displays (weather permitting).

Brighton Heights Dek Hockey Rink
  • 8:00 am        Stop by the Brighton Heights Dek Hockey Rink located at the corner of Hiawatha Street and Stonelea Street on the North Side of Pittsburgh to watch the “Winter Classic Street Hockey Tournament” featuring 4-on-4 action hosted by Team Pittsburgh.




Winter Classic Community Rink at Stage AE
  • 12:00 pm – 1:20 pm    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Mt. Lebanon Hornets vs. TBD
  • 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm    Public Skating presented by PNC*
  • 6:30 pm – 7:50 pm    Public Skating presented by PNC*
  • 8:00 pm – 9:20 pm    City of Pittsburgh Fire Fighters vs. Police
  • 9:30 pm – 10:50 pm    Pittsburgh Celebrity Hockey Team

Carnegie Science Center & Highmark SportsWorks
  • 10:00 am – 7:00 pm    Hockey Hall of Fame Display featuring trophies won by the Penguins, historic memorabilia and interactive games for kids of all ages.**

CONSOL Energy Center
  • 7:00 pm        Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Atlanta Thrashers – Make it a holiday season to remember by purchasing tickets to see the Pittsburgh Penguins take on the Atlanta Thrashers in the brand new CONSOL Energy Center.  Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com or via Penguins TicketExchange.

North Shore Riverfront Park
  • Dawn – Dusk        Stroll through the wintery park adjacent to Heinz Field to view some Winter Classic-themed ice carving displays (weather permitting).



Winter Classic Community Rink at Stage AE
  • 7:30 am – 8:50 am    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – RMU Squirt Whalers vs. RMU Pee Wee Penguins
  • 9:00 am – 10:20 am    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Pittsburgh Hornets (’99) vs. Team Pittsburgh (’99)
  • 10:30 am – 11:50 am    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Arctic Foxes vs. TBD
  • 12:00 pm – 1:20 pm    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Arctic Foxes vs. Amateur Penguins
  • 1:30 pm – 2:50 pm    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Arctic Foxes vs. Arctic Foxes Mite 2
  • 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm    Public Skating presented by PNC*
  • 6:30 pm – 7:50 pm    Public Skating presented by PNC*
  • 8:00 pm – 9:50 pm    PIHL High School Hockey Game – Bethel Park vs. State College
  • 10:00 pm – 11:50 pm    PIHL High School Hockey Game – Bishop Canevin vs. West Allegheny

Carnegie Science Center & Highmark SportsWorks
  • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm    Hockey Hall of Fame Display featuring trophies won by the Penguins, historic memorabilia and interactive games for kids of all ages.**

North Shore Riverfront Park
  • Dawn – Dusk        Stroll through the wintery park adjacent to Heinz Field to view some Winter Classic-themed ice carving displays (weather permitting).
 CONSOL Energy Center
  • 1:00 pm – 2:20 pm      Elite Tournament – H.C. Metallurg vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Elite-Empire
  • 2:30 pm – 3:50 pm      Elite Tournament – Sun County vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Elite
  • 4:00 pm – 5:20 pm      Elite Tournament – Little Caps vs. Cole Harbour



Winter Classic Community Rink at Stage AE
  • 8:30 am – 9:50 am    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Pittsburgh Predators Mites vs. TBD
  • 10:00 am – 11:20 am    USA Hockey – ADM Clinic***
  • 11:30 am – 12:50 pm    USA Hockey – Try Hockey for Free***
  • 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm    Pittsburgh Penguins – Holiday Power Skating School***
  • 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm    Public Skating presented by PNC*
  • 6:30 pm – 7:50 pm    Public Skating presented by PNC*
  • 8:00 pm – 9:20 pm    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Pittsburgh Predators (’99) vs. SHAHA
  • 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – MLHA vs. TBD

Carnegie Science Center & Highmark SportsWorks
  • 9:00 am – 8:00 pm    The Stanley Cup arrives in Pittsburgh!  Stop by the Carnegie Science Center to view the Hockey Hall of Fame display featuring trophies won by the Penguins including the Stanley Cup, historic memorabilia and interactive games for kids of all ages.**

Market Square
  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm    Allegheny County/City of Pittsburgh Winter Classic Pep Rally – Join Penguins Hall of Fame Broadcaster Mike Lange, Stanley Cup Champion Phil Bourque, DVE Morning Show Host Val Porter, Iceburgh and members of the Ice Crew presented by Highmark in cheering on the Pens for the Winter Classic plus chances to win great prizes including a pair of tickets to the big game!

CONSOL Energy Center
  • 3:00 pm        AHL-NCAA Doubleheader – See the stars of tomorrow today!  This unique doubleheader features the RMU Colonials vs. RIT Tigers at 3:00 pm followed by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins facing off against the Hershey Bears at 7:30 pm.  Tickets available for $20 each at www.ticketmaster.com.

North Shore Riverfront Park
  • Dawn – Dusk        Stroll through the wintery park adjacent to Heinz Field to view some Winter Classic-themed ice carving displays – including the installation of two life-size hockey players made out of ice from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (weather permitting).




Winter Classic Community Rink at Stage AE
  • 8:00 am – 9:20 am    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Allegheny Badgers vs. TBD
  • 9:30 am – 10:50 am    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Wildcats vs. Southpointe
  • 11:00 am – 12:20 pm    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Pittsburgh Hornets (’97) vs. Southpointe Rink Rats (’97)
  • 12:30 pm – 1:50 pm    Elite Tournament – Pittsburgh Penguins EE vs. Sun County
  • 2:00 pm – 3:20 pm    Elite Tournament – H.C. Metallurg vs. Cole Harbour
  • 3:30 pm – 4:50 pm    Elite Tournament – Little Caps vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Elite
  • 5:00 pm – 6:20 pm    Hockey Is for Everyone Game – Steel City Icebergs vs. HOPE
  • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm    Public Skating presented by PNC*
  • 8:10 pm – 9:30 pm    Public Skating presented by PNC*
  • 9:40 pm – 12:00 am    Public Skating presented by PNC*

Carnegie Science Center & Highmark SportsWorks
  • 9:00 am – 8:00 pm    Don’t miss your last chance to see the Stanley Cup in Pittsburgh in 2010! Stop by the Carnegie Science Center & Highmark SportsWorks to view the Hockey Hall of Fame display featuring trophies won by the Penguins including the Stanley Cup, historic memorabilia and interactive games for kids of all ages.**
   
Heinz Field
  • 9:30 am – 11:00 am    Pittsburgh Penguins Alumni vs. Washington Capitals Alumni – See Mario Lemieux, Paul Coffey, Ron Francis and Bryan Trottier, “youngster” Bill Guerin and more square off against the Washington Capitals Alumni including Peter Bondra.
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm    Pittsburgh Penguins Practice – Use your ticket from the Alumni Game to see the Pittsburgh Penguins take the ice for the first time in Heinz Field as they practice for the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic.
  • 8:30 am – 5:00 pm    NHL Spectator Plaza (Art Rooney Way) – Hockey fans of all ages will want to stop by the NHL Spectator Plaza for Winter Classic photo ops, interactive hockey attractions, live radio broadcasts and NHL sponsor giveaways!

Downtown Pittsburgh
  • 6:00 pm – 12:00 am    First Night Pittsburgh New Year’s Eve Celebration – Don’t miss First Night Pittsburgh’s biggest New Year’s Eve celebration – an eclectic arts and entertainment showcase for the entire family topped off with a spectacular fireworks display at midnight.  For more information, visit www.firstnightpgh.org.

The Art of Play Exhibit
  • Be sure to stop by the “The Art of Play” exhibit, a collaborative project of The Warhol and the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation located at 907 Penn Avenue in the Cultural District.  This one-night only exhibition of local youth artwork explores the importance of play, sports and physical fitness in video and print mediums.




Winter Classic Community Rink at Stage AE
  • 8:00 am – 9:20 am    Elite Tournament – Black Division 2nd Place vs. Gold Division 2nd Place
  • 9:30 am – 11:00 am    Elite Tournament – Black Division 1st Place vs. Gold Division 1st Place
  • 11:10 am – 1:00 pm    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Pittsburgh Hornets vs. Little Caps
  • 4:00 pm – One hour following Winter Classic    Public Skating presented by PNC*

Heinz Field
  • 9:00 am – 1:00 pm    NHL Spectator Plaza (Art Rooney Way) – Hockey fans of all ages will want to stop by the NHL Spectator Plaza for Winter Classic photo ops, interactive hockey attractions, live radio broadcasts and NHL sponsor giveaways!
  • 8:00 pm        2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic – Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins face off against Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals in the New Year’s Day spectacular.  To purchase tickets the safe, Penguins-approved way, visit Penguins TicketExchange.



Winter Classic Community Rink at Stage AE
  • 7:30 am – 8:50 am    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Westmoreland Eagles vs. SHAHA
  • 9:00 am – 10:20 am    Hockey Is for Everyone Game - Pittsburgh ICE vs. TBD
  • 10:30 am – 11:50 am    Penguins Elite Girls vs. TBD
  • 12:00 pm – 1:20 pm    PIHL High School Hockey Game – Pine-Richland JV vs. North Allegheny JV
  • 1:30 pm – 2:50 pm    PAHL Youth Hockey Game – Allegheny Badgers vs. Amateur Penguins
  • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm    PIHL High School Hockey Game – Canon McMillan vs. Fox Chapel
  • 9:10 pm – 11:10 pm    PIHL High School Hockey Game – Shaler vs. Pittsburgh Central Catholic
 
 
 
*Public Skating Admission Fees - $7 per person per session, Skate Rental - $3 per person per session

**Carnegie Science Center & Highmark SportsWorks General Admission Fees - $17.95 for adults, $9.95 for children ages 3-12.  Visit www.carnegiesciencecenter.org for more information.

***Pre-registration for USA Hockey and Pittsburgh Penguins clinics is required.


Public Skate Information Winter Classic Community Rink
Winter Classic Merchandise, Refreshments and Restrooms Available On-site
Cost: $7 per person / per session

Payment: Cash and Credit Card payment Accepted

Skate Rental Available: $3 per session
(limited quantity/first come first serve)

Address: 900 Art Rooney Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15212
Located between Heinz Field and Stage AE

Parking:
Use North Shore Parking Lots


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