Posted on Tueadsy, 3.30.2010
Miami ice skating - Things to do in Miami
With year long sunny weather, white sandy beaches and numerous outdoor activities there are a plenty of things to do in Miami with your kids. Kids always enjoy their “fun in the sun” and things to do in Miami that involve the beach. Why not do something different like play in the snow or on the ice? With Miami ice skating playing in the snow and on the ice is now possible.
Below is a list of local Miami ice skating rinks and arenas that are fun for all ages and a great way for the family to spend the day together.
Scott Rakow Youth Center
The Scott Rakow Youth Center is one of Miami Beach’s hidden treasures. The two-story has not only an ice-skating rink but bowling alleys, a basketball court, gymnasium equipment. This Miami ice skating is a great venue for birthday parties!
Address: 2700 Sheridan Avenue, Miami Beach, Fl 33139
Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 3pm to 4:30pm
Saturday night 8pm to10pm
Prices: Miami Beach residents, $3
Nonresidents- children, $6, adults $9 plus $3 skate rental fee.
Glacier Ice and Snow Arena
Kids can ice skate and play with snow at Glacier Ice and Snow Arena. The ice skating rink offers morning, afternoon and evening ice skating sessions. Part of the ice skating rink is filled with snow, so kids can even have snow ball fights or ride on ice sleighs from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. The snow area is for children 2 and older.
Address: 4601 North Federal Hwy.Lighthouse Point, FL 33064
Hours: Several sessions available daily –call for times
Prices: Admission $8, skate rental $3
Kendall Ice Arena
Kendall Ice Arena is the only Ice “Arena” in Miami/Dade County. Their family entertainment and ice sport training center has two rinks measuring 200 x 85ft. Daily skating sessions available and teens can enjoy DJ Friday and Saturday nights. Tuesday is ‘cheap skate’ night with reduced admission and Sundays is ‘family night’.
Address: 10355 Hammocks Boulevard, Miami, FL 33196
Hours: Mon. to Wed. 10am to 4pm; Thurs. 10am to 5pm, 8:30pm to midnight
Fri. 10am to 5pm, 6pm to Midnight; Sat. 10am to midnight
Sun. 10am to 5pm, 6:30pm to 10pm.
Prices: Admission $6 TO $9, Skate rental $3