Fresh air, exercise and fun – that is what it’s all about. So don’t worry too much if you don’t know to ice skate. The beauty of the surroundings will be enough to make it a great day!
Skating rinks can be found in public parks, lakes and even against mountain backdrops. The best ones are given below. But before you go for a skate, make sure you know what to incase of an emergency.
Lake Weissensee, Carinthia, Austria
This Lake is perfect for beginners. Location in the Eastern Alps, the lake hosts a Nature Ice SKating school and Academy! The duration the school is available for skating is mid-December to early March and boasts skating rinks, training courses, speed skating, and stock sport lanes.
Arrowhead Ice Skating Trail:
This seasonal attraction of Ontario is a site to behold. It’s a fairytale come to life. The ice skating trails goes though evergreen forests that are snow covered and present a pretty picture. They even have Fire and Ice Nights on Thursdays and Saturdays for after the dark skating.
Ice Rinks in Alberta, Canada
An actual caste! Isn’t this the best? Every year a team from the resort Fairmont Chateau Lake Loiuse builds them from huge blocks of Ice. You can even skate in and out of it! The rink boasts a mind blowing view of the rocky mountains. You can even see Victoria Glacier from here.
Shichahai Lake, Beijing, China
Three lakes together make up this Ice Skating rink. Not just ice- skating, but also ice bikes, ice bumper cars, ice boats and ice chairs are very popular here. But the highlight is definitely the 18 foot long ice slide, specially for children.