Ice Bumper Cars

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All About Ice Bumping

Zoom around and take a spin in Sprinker Recreation Center's Ice Bumper Cars!  If you like bumper cars, come experience the thrill of driving them on ice at our grand opening weekend, May 25-27, 2019! 

With the ability to spin 360 degrees, it is a safe and fun way to provide excitement and entertainment for the whole family. So slide, spin, and bump your friends and family and send them twirling around the ice. 

Before You Bump

For maximum fun in our ice bumper cars, we recommend:

  • Read all the requirements prior to your schedule ride
  • Dress for the temperatures of the ice rink
  • Please arrive and be ready to check in 10 minutes before your scheduled ride time
  • Each ride is 15 minutes long, please be ready to board and unload in a timely manner.


  • All bumper car operators must have a ticket. No charge for riders ages 3-5.
  • To operate a car alone, you must be at least 6 years old AND at least 42” tall.
  • In order to carry a maximum of one additional passenger, the operator must be at least 18 years old and the passenger must be between the ages of 3 and 5 years old. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • Riders must wear flat, closed-toe-shoes. Flip flops, sandals and heeled shoes are prohibited
  • Maximum combined weight of all occupants = 300 LBS.
Grand Opening - Memorial Day Weekend!

May 25-27, 2019

  • Saturday, May 25, 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Sunday, May 26, 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Monday, May 27, 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

During the grand opening, ice skating will also be available the entire day at the regular public skate price. No bumper car ticket required.


  • $12 for a 15 minute ride. 
  • $19 for bump/skate combo (bumper car ride and ice skating session, includes skate rental).
  • Riders ages 3-5 ride for free with a paid adult.

Purchase tickets in advance only through with a small convenience fee. No ticket sales at the door.

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Starting May 31, 2019

After the grand opening, ice bumper cars will be available starting May 31, 2019.

Ride sessions are 15 minutes and can be reserved up to two weeks in advance. To reserve tickets, call 253-798-4000 or reserve at the front counter at the Center during normal business hours. Drop-in tickets are limited based on availability, we recommend calling in advance. 

Normal Ice Bump Sessions:

  • Fridays, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM  |  6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Saturdays, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM  |  6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Sundays, 12:15 PM - 4:00 PM


  • $12 for a 15 minute ride. 
  • $19 for bump/skate combo (bumper car ride and ice skating session, includes skate rental).
  • Riders ages 3-5 ride for free with a paid adult.

Private Group Rentals:

  • Private group rentals are available on Friday and Saturday nights from 10:00-11:00 PM.
  • Private rental price is $450 includes 1-hour with up to 15 bumper cars, special effects lighting, audio aux connection, and exclusive game options. Ice skating can be included in the rental for an additional fee.

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Birthday Parties:

Ice bumper cars can be added as a feature to any of our ice skating birthday party packages for an additional fee, based on availability. Exclusive ice bumper cars birthday parties are not available at this time.


Sprinker Recreation Center
14824 C St. South
Tacoma, WA 98444  (map)


Mark Richards
Recreation Supervisor
253-798-4030 | email