The weather this November may have run some of us indoors, but it’s looking like we have warmer days to come…and enjoy outdoor ice skating! So lace up your skates and get ready for the great outdoors with this list of outdoor ice rinks in the KC area:
- Crown Center Ice Terrace: Kansas City’s public outdoor ice skating rink opens for its 42nd season of great skating fun. Set in the heart of majestic Crown Center, the Ice Terrace is open Nov. 7, 2014-mid-March 2015. Regular admission is $6, or complimentary for those over age 60 and children age 4 and under. Skate rental is $3, or skaters may bring their own. Hours through January: Sun.-Thur., 10am-9pm; Fri. & Sat., 10am-11pm. Feb.-Mar. hours: Mon.-Thur., noon-9pm; Fri., noon-11pm; Sat., 10am-11pm; Sun., 10am-9pm. Click here for additional information.
- The Ice at Park Place: This Leawood ice rink – set right in the middle of Park Place, is open Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 – Feb. 16, 2015 . The Ice is surrounded by seasonal festivities, warm food and drink options, and unique holiday shopping. Admission is $7 (all ages); skate rental is $3, or skaters may bring their own. Hours through January 5: Mon.-Sat., 11am-10pm; Sun., noon-8pm; Jan. 5, 11am-9pm. Winter Schedule: Jan. 8-Feb. 16: Closed Mon.-Thur.; Fri.-Sat., 11am-10pm; Sun., noon-8pm. Receive $1 off your admission when you bring a canned or non-perishable food item for the Jewish Family Services Food Drive. Not valid with any other offer. Click here for additional information. 117th & Nall Ave., Leawood, KS.
If the warmer indoors is more your style, here are some indoor public ice rinks in town:
- KC Ice Center: Located in Shawnee, KS, KC Ice Center offers skating and hockey lessons, home school skate days and more. Regular admission is $7, and skate rental is $3. Kids 4&under Free (with free skate rental) and Seniors 60+ admission is $4. Click here for public skating schedule, or click here for calendar of events and more information. 19900 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, Kansas 66218
- Line Creek Community Center and Ice Arena: Set in this 34,000 square-foot family recreation center, the Ice Arena is located off of I-29 and Waukomis Drive in Kansas City, MO. Admission is $6, and skate rental is $2. Hours of operation are Sun., 7am-10pm; Mon.-Fri., 7am-10:30pm; Sat., 7am-7pm. Click here for public skating schedule and more information. 5940 N.W. Waukomis Drive, Kansas City, MO 64151
Happy skating everyone!
Photo courtesy of The Ice at Park Place.