20+ Places to Go Ice Skating!

Posted Tuesday, December 19th, 2017


The cool wind on your face, the warm hot cocoa, and the hilarious falls that get better and better every year–we’re talking ice skating and can you tell that it’s one of our fav winter past times?

We think it’s a perfect way to spend some time together as a family so we’ve put together
the best roundup of outdoor and indoor rinks for you to choose from!




Outdoor Ice Rink at Irvine Spectrum Center

Through January 7: The festive outdoor Holiday Ice Rink returns to Giant Wheel Court at Irvine Spectrum Center. Daily, starting at 3 p.m. Open skate sessions offered. Skate sessions are 90-minutes long, adults and kids with skate rental, $20; without skate rental, $18; toddlers, $16 (double-blade skates are included, 8T-3T). Helmets are optional but recommended and provided free of charge. Season passes $199 (includes skate rental). Ice scooter rental, $10 (subject to availability and management’s discretion). Note: Open skate available Monday – Friday, excluding extended session and holidays. Find open session times and single sessions schedule on their website. 670 Spectrum Center Drive, Irvine. (949) 748-8280. www.shopirvinespectrumcenter.com


Outdoor Ice Rink at The Pike Outlets in Long Beach

Through January 8: Sponsored by the Los Angeles Kings, enjoy a real ice rink at The Pike Outlets this holiday season! Through December 15, Monday – Friday, 5-8 p.m. and 8:30-10:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 4-7 p.m. and 7:30-10:30 p.m. December 16 – January 8, 4-7 p.m. and 7:30-10:30 p.m. Adults, $16; kids, $15. 95 S. Pine Ave., Long Beach. (562) 432-8325. www.lakingsholidayice.com


Outdoor Ice Skating in Santa Monica

Through January 15: Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice to the beachside community with ICE. Monday – Thursday, 2-10 p.m.; Friday, 2 p.m. – midnight; Saturday, 10 a.m. – midnight; and Sunday, 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. $15, includes skate rental.  The ice rink will operate if it rains, but will close should conditions become dangerous to skaters or staff. All ticket sales are final and there are no refunds on purchased tickets due to rain or other weather-related circumstances or said conditions’ impact on the skating surface or overall experience. 1324 5th St., Santa Monica. (310) 260-1199. www.downtownsm.com/ice


Outdoor Ice Skating at Pershing Square

Through January 15: Join a winter wonderland with a host of free community and special events. Daily, skating sessions vary, visit their website for times. General admission: $9 per person; skate or hockey skate rental, $4; skate helper, $6. Group rates and private party options are available.  532 South Olive St., Los Angeles. (213) 624-4289. www.holidayicerinkdowntownla.com


Outdoor Ice Skating Rink in Tustin

Through January 15: Bring your family and friends this holiday season to experience the new District Freeze Ice Rink at The District at Tustin Legacy. As the largest outdoor ice-skating rink in Orange County, the District Freeze features real ice, night session lighting, music and more. Open daily, visit website for skating schedule. $19, includes skate rental. $16, bring your own skates. The District at Tustin, 2437 Park Ave. (714) 259-9090. www.thedistricttl.com


CHILL at the Queen Mary in Long Beach

Through January 7:  38,000-square-foot ice adventure park featuring ice skating on an ice track, ice bumper cars, a zip line, a two-story, 100-foot-long ice tubing slide and much more. Open daily. 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach. (877) 342-0738. www.queenmary.com


Outdoor Ice Skating in Downtown Burbank

Through January 7: Steps away from hundreds of shops and restaurants decked out for the holiday season. Sunday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. General admission, $10; skate rentals; $5; and Bobby the Seal rentals, $6. Downtown Burbank, Third St. and Orange Grove. www.dtnbur.com


Outdoor Ice Skating in Temecula

Through January 8: Start practicing those double axels and salchows, as Temecula On Ice returns for the holiday season! You’ll find a state-of-the-art ice rink, comfortable rental skates, the always popular Bobby skating aid and its own radio station playing the best ice skating music in Temecula. Sunday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.; and Friday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Open Christmas Day, noon – 9:30 p.m. and New Year’s Eve, 10 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.  Admission, $10; skate rental, $6; Bobby skating aid, $6; NYE Skate Special, $20. Town Square Park, 41902 Main St., Temecula. (951) 297-9423. www.temeculaca.gov


Outdoor Ice Skating LA Kings Holiday Ice at Nokia Plaza

Through January 29: The annual LA Kings Holiday Ice brings outdoor ice skating to Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE in Downtown LA. December 17 – January 8: Monday – Sunday, 3-7 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m., and 10 p.m. – midnight. January 9-12, closed. January 13-29: Monday – Sunday, 5:30-10:30 p.m. Admission, $14-18. VIP pass, $35. 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. (866) 548-3452. www.lakingsholidayice.com


Outdoor Ice Skating in Woodland Hills

Through January 29: Features more than 7,000 square feet of real ice. Open seven days a week for public skating, parties, and learn-to-skate classes. Daily, find skate sessions on their website. Admission, $17; kids (6 and under), $13. VIP, $35. 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills. (818) 296-5887. www.lakingsholidayice.com




East West Ice Palace

11446 Artesia Blvd., Artesia

(562) 809-6200


Ice rink offers public skating, skating classes for kids (3+) and adults, freestyle sessions, in-house hockey, hockey classes, youth travel hockey league, adult hockey league, stick time and broomball. Competitive synchronized skating teams and classes also available. A collection of Michelle Kwan memorabilia is available in the gallery. Fitness center is open to the public and offers group exercise classes. Party packages also available. Check website for details on ice schedule and events.


The Rinks

Anaheim ICE (714) 535-RINK

Huntington Beach Inline (714) 901-2629

Irvine Inline (949) 559-9949

Lakewood ICE (562) 429-1805

Westminster ICE (714) 248-9611

Yorba Linda ICE (714) 692-8776


Guests of all ages enjoy skating at The Rinks. With several daily public skating sessions, skate rentals and full-service snack bars, they offer the coolest fun for you and your friends! Plus, The Rinks offer a variety of learn-to-skate and hockey programs for all ages and skill levels, plus camps. The Huntington Beach location also offers Top Flight Street Hockey for those with special needs. For skating session times, prices and class information, visit them online or call. Locations: 300 W. Lincoln Ave., Anaheim; 5555 McFadden Ave., Huntington Beach; 3150 Barranca Pkwy., Irvine; 3975 Pixie Ave., Lakewood; 13071 Springdale, Westminster; and 23641 La Palma Ave., Yorba Linda.


More Skating Rinks

Aliso Viejo Ice Palace – Ice only. Hockey. 9 Journey, Aliso Viejo. (949) 643-9648. www.avicepalace.com

KHS Ice Arena – Ice only. 1000 E. Cerritos Ave., Anaheim. (714) 422 -1236. www.khsice.com

Lake Forest Ice Palace – Ice only. Figure skating and hockey. 25821 Atlantic Ocean Drive, Lake Forest. (949) 305-9658. www.lficepalace.com

Paramount Iceland – Ice only. Skating school, freestyle and hockey. 8041 Jackson St., Paramount. (562) 633-1171. www.paramounticeland.com









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