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Ice-skating is a wonderful way to workout with your family. With the proper training and equipment, you can learn the right technique to avoid injury and maximize your enjoyment on the ice. Ice-skating is also a form of intense cardiovascular exercise which improves balance and builds muscle in your legs and core. Plus, a trip to the rink with your family is a great way to spend time together and exercise while also having fun.
Best Ice Skating Rinks in Los Angeles
Here is a list of the best ice skating rinks in Los Angeles to accomplish both fun and fitness:
Toyota Sports Center, El Segundo
Toyota Sports Center entices skaters of all ages with a trio of glassy rinks smooth enough to be commandeered for official practices by the L.A. Kings. When the pros aren’t reigning over the ice, guests can improve their skills during skating lessons or come practice on a public skating sessions to lap the flattened glacier in search of preserved saber-toothed zambonis. Toyota Sports Center also educates aspiring Great Ones with beginners hockey classes, hosts youth and adult leagues, and encourages visitors to bulk up off the ice at the fitness center, which is outfitted with free weights and treadmills for those slowly reconnecting with exercise on solid ground.
The Rinks – Lakewood Ice, Lakewood
Lakewood Ice offers a weekly homeschool learn to skate class and ice hockey and ice skating lessons.
Pasadena Ice Skating Center, Pasadena
Pasadena Ice Skating Center hosts a variety of ice sport programs suitable for ages 3+ including igure skating and hockey classes, hockey clinics and leagues, broomball and ice soccer. Convenient and validated parking ($3.00 for 2-hours) is located in the Pasadena Convention Center’s subterranean parking structure. The Pasadena Ice Skating Center has been providing unique and affordable field trip opportunities to schools throughout the San Gabriel Valley since 1977. Field trips can be scheduled Monday – Friday from 9:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. all year long.
Iceland Ice Skating Center, Van Nuys
Iceland Ice Skating Rink is an excellent recreational center for children and adults of all ages! Iceland is the only Ice Skating Rink in the valley to offer public bumper cars on ice. They also do birthday parties, pick-up hockey, broomball and have their very own skating school.
LA Kings Valley Ice Center, Panorama City
The LA Kings Valley Ice Center offers Hockey, Public Session, Skating School, Private Lessons, Curling, Figure Skating, Birthdays, Events and more.
Pickwick Ice, Burbank
Pickwick Ice’s NHL size state of the art arena is the place for you and your family to enjoy hours on the ice. Ice Skate to music; relax in their lounge equipped with wireless internet access, LED TV’s and a Snack Bar with Arcade. They offer Skating Lessons, Hockey Programs, Broomball and more. On Saturdays and Wednesday evenings, admission and skate rental is only $8.00.
Pershing Square, Los Angeles (seasonal)
The Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square offers the quintessential winter activity in the heart of beautiful downtown Los Angeles. Surrounded by art, lively activity and the impressive city skyline, the outdoor ice rink lets you enjoy entertainment and ice skating in Los Angeles under the sun and stars.
Ice at Santa Monica (seasonal)
Every holiday season, Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice skating to the beachside community and transforms the corner of Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue into ICE at Santa Monica, a premier outdoor ice skating rink.
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Happy Field Tripping!