Ice skating on Fountain Square
Ice skating on Fountain Square

Fountain Square

A favorite rink of both locals and visitors, the ice rink on Fountain Square opens annually during Halloween weekend and stays open for skating through President's Day. It's $6 to enter the rink and $4 to rent skates. Don't miss fun events like Watch It & Wear It where you get to watch a movie and dress up while you skate.

Winterfest at Kings Island

After taking a 12-year winter's nap, Winterfest returns to Kings Island! You can skate on the Snowflake Lake Ice Skating Rink, located on the shimmering, majestic Royal Fountain right in front of the Eiffel Tower on International Street. Skating is $15 for a 30-minute session, and you can experience Winterfest from 5 pm until 10 pm starting on Friday, November 24th and continuing through Saturday, December 30th.

Lawrenceburg's Ice Rink

Head to Todd-Creech Park in Lawrenceburg, IN to enjoy their outdoor ice rink. The rink is FREE to Lawrenceburg residents but if you're visiting, it's $6 for adults and $4 for children 14 and under. You can skate from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm Tuesday-Thursday, 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Friday, 12:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Saturday, and 12:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Sunday. This year the rink is hosting two Teen Night events, where middle schoolers and high schoolers can have the rink all to themselves! The Lawrenceburg Ice Rink will stay open through January 4th.

Northern Kentucky Ice Center

You can find this indoor rink in Crescent Springs, Ky. The center offers general skating lessons as well as figure skating lessons and hockey. During public skate the ice is open to everyone. Admission to the rink is $6 and you can rent skates for $2. Enjoy public ice skating from 7:30 pm until 9:30 pm on Fridays and 1 pm until 3 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. 

Northland Ice Center

Located north of Cincinnati in Evendale, Northland Ice Center is an indoor rink offering lessons, all-ages hockey, and public skating with DJs and laser effects. Open skate is offered from 2 pm until 4 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays and from 8 pm until 10 pm on Friday and Saturday nights. It only costs $7 for children ages 12 and under and $9 for adults. Skate rental is FREE!

Sports Plus

Also located in Evendale, Sports Plus is a huge entertainment center offering tons of activities in addition to ice skating. Basketball, volleyball, and hockey are also enjoyed here, as well as arcade games and a rock wall. Public skate at the ice rink is offered on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays and is just $10 per person.

Summit Park

You can find the newest ice skating rink in Blue Ash at Summit Park. Open November through Februrary, this rink is conveniently located under the glass canopy near all of the restaurants. Admission is $5 and includes skate rental. Stop by Nanny Belle's to purchase snacks, drinks, hand warmers, and gloves!

Skating is a fun and wonderful way to chase away your winter woes! Find more ideas for winter fun here.