Six Ways to Make Ice Skating Fun

How to Have Fun at the Skating Rink

Sometimes figure skaters work so hard that they forget to go to public sessions and enjoy their time skating.  Below is a list of ways to be happy at the ice skating rink. 

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Play Games and Have Fun On the Ice
Play Games and Have Fun On the Ice. Photo by JO ANN Schneider Farris

Games make ice skating extra fun!

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Dress Appropriately When You Go Ice Skating
Dress Appropriately When You Go Ice Skating. Schneider-Farris Family Personal Photo

Make sure to wear warm clothes when you go ice skating and don't forget gloves or mittens!

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Use Skating Aids (If Allowed)

Bobby® Seal Makes Ice Skating Fun
Bobby® Seal Makes Ice Skating Fun. Photo by JO ANN Schneider Farris

Some ice arenas allow skating aids on the ice.  These items give skaters confidence and make the ice skating experience more enjoyable.

 

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Skate With Friends and Family

Skate With Friends and Family
Skate With Friends and Family. Photo by Jennifer Leisten-nutt

Skating alone is just not as fun as skating with friends and/or family!

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Take Some Ice Skating Lessons
Take Some Ice Skating Lessons. Photo by JO ANN Schneider Farris

Lessons will give skaters of all ages and levels more confidence on the ice.