The Ark

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  • About

    The Ark is an all weather family attraction featuring an ice skating rink, soft play area, ice cream parlour and cafe.

    Situated in Poole Park, The Ark makes for a great family day out, regardless of the weather, with something on offer for all ages from toddlers to adults.

    Their all year round real ice skating rink welcome all ages and abilities with Bobby Seal/Penguin support aids available for little ones. Plus they also offer small group and one-to-one lessons if you fancy improving your technique.

    Sessions are by the hour and there is no need to book. Throughout the week they also offer various special offers such as Parent & Toddler Ice Skating, Over 60’s Ice Skating and Family Club Night.

    For more details and pricing please click here.

    The Ark Soft Play offers a whole new level of fun play for children up to eleven years old. Three levels of adventure to discover with slides, tunnels and interactive zones to run, jump and slide on!

    There is also a dedicated toddler’s area where babies and toddlers have their own special play zone where older children are not permitted.

    And the grown ups can keep an eye on their little ones from the child-friendly secure outside terrace and indoor seating areas.

    With no time limit you may struggle to get them to leave!

    Once again look out for regular special offers throughout the week. For further details please visit The Ark’s website.

    The Ark Cafe is the perfect place to grab a well earned cuppa and cake, a delicious lunch or a quick snack. The cafe offers views of the ice rink and soft play area so you can relax whilst your children play and the outside terrace overlooks Poole Park’s picturesque Swan Lake. To check out their menus please click here.

    And their Ice Cream kiosk offers a fantastic selection of the finest quality, Cornish ice cream from organic farmers Roskilly’s, as well as traditional ice lollies and cones, the perfect treat after all that playing! The difficult thing will be deciding which flavour to go for, just look at what’s on offer!

    The Ark also caters for Birthday Parties, Group Bookings and Holiday Camps plus regularly holds special events throughout the year.

    The Ark is open 7 days a week from 10.00am until 6.00pm and is situated in Poole Park with plenty of free car parking space both in Poole Park and at the The Ark itself. Disabled parking is available directly outside The Ark.

    *Closed Christmas Day, open 10.00am until 4.00pm on Boxing Day and New Years Day.

    Play, skate, eat, drink… can do it all at The Ark!

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