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Ice Skating In Hong Kong: Ice Hockey And Skating Rinks

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Ice ice baby – time to get your skate on. Offering ice skating and figure skating classes, casual spins and competitions, these ice skating rinks are where the “cool” kids in Hong Kong hang out!

With Christmas just around the corner, now is the perfect time to strap on a pair of boots and go for a spin or two. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a complete newbie on the ice, you’ll want to head to one of these rinks. Looking for ice dancing lessons or an ice hockey team to join? We’ve got you covered. Check out our top ice skating rinks in Hong Kong for you and your kids. Editorial disclaimer – Sassy Mama takes no responsibly for any injuries caused when over-confident dads think they can execute the perfect triple Axel!!! Happy skating!

Editor’s note: The situation in Hong Kong regarding closures and restrictions on opening hours and capacity at public and private facilities due to the coronavirus is constantly evolving. Please check with the ice skating rink you would like to visit and book your slot in advance before heading out.

Read more: Where To Take Sporty And Adventurous Kids In Hong Kong

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Glacier – Popular ice skating rink in Kowloon Tong

From beginner group classes to advanced private ice skating lessons, Glacier has it all. Its comprehensive skating school curriculum covers the needs of skaters at all levels, including preparing skaters to participate in international competitions. Don’t worry if you don’t have your own kit – there’s a skate shop, lockers and skate rentals onsite if you want to go for a casual spin while shopping at the mall. Look at the Sparkling Christmas on Ice specials this season, which includes Santa and Santa girl on skates!

Opening hours: 10:30 am to 6pm, please refer to the opening hours and available slot on the website

Cost: Starts at $70 for public skating sessions

Glacier Ice Rink, Shop UG-21, Level UG, Festival Walk, 80 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, 2844 3588, 5500 3588, www.festivalwalk.com.hk

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DB Ice Rink – Skating rink and school in Discovery Bay

A new entrant on Hong Kong’s skating scene, the Discovery Bay Ice Rink opened to skaters and visitors in May this year. This international-standard ice rink features state-of-the-art amenities and has a world-class professional coaching team that designs training courses for all levels. It is also the venue of choice for professional performances and international competitions. Ice hockey training will be starting soon as well. Over Christmas, the DB Ice Rink has special Monchhichi-themed skating experiences for adults and kids to try their hand (or feet!) at ice skating.

Opening hours: 10am to 9pm, the ice rink is allowing only limited skating sessions due to the pandemic

Cost: Starts at $60 for public skating sessions

DB Ice Rink, G/F DB Plaza, Discovery Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, [email protected], www.dbicerink.com

Read more: Discovery Bay Family-Friendly Neighbourhood Guide

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The Rink – Ice skating rink at Elements at Kowloon

The Rink is not your regular skating rink. Located in Elements, its “open rink” design enables you to pay as you skate. Queueing forever at the ticket booth? Not a problem anymore! The entrance fee is paid by your Octopus card, so don’t forget to top up before beeping in! Plus, this skating arena has its own zero-emission ice resurfacing machine which magically produces no exhaust fumes or heat. Other than the open ice rink, you can also sign up for regular ice skating courses.

Opening hours: 10am to 10pm (check the website as some slots are reserved for classes, rehearsals, ice hockey, etc.)  

Cost: Starts at $1/min for the open rink public skating sessions

The Rink, G/F, Elements, No. 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, general enquiries: 2196 8016, skating course info: 2196 8122, www.therinkltd.com

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Ice Palace – Skating school at Cityplaza in Taikoo Shing

This one is a must-visit for those on Hong Kong Island! The newly-revamped Ice Palace at Taikoo Shing is a popular and convenient ice rink for those wanting to learn ice skating. Most of the skating sessions at the Ice Palace are reserved for the skating school, so it’s best to choose from multi-level courses available for students at every level. Here you’ll find professional skating coaches, from world championships medallists to competition judges.

Opening hours: 9:30am to 10pm (check the public skating sessions on the website before heading out) 

Cost: Starts at $70 for public skating sessions

Ice Palace, 1/F, Cityplaza, 1111 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, 2844 8688www.cityplaza.com

Read more: Women In Sport: Why You And Your Daughter Should Get Involved

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Lohas Rink – Newly-opened ice skating rink at Lohas Park

Situated in Lohas Mall in Tseung Kwan O, the Lohas Rink proudly claims to be the largest international-standard ice arena in Hong Kong, and an environmentally-friendly ice rink at that! It incorporates a natural, non-toxic and non-flammable CO2 chiller plant system that’s easy on the ozone layer while allowing kids in Hong Kong to experience the thrills of skating on ice. LOHAS Rink offers group, semi-private and one-on-one training programmes, including figure skating and ice hockey, for learners at all levels. Watch out for the Christmas promotions!

Opening hours: 10am to 10pm

Cost: Starts at $50 for public skating sessions

Lohas Rink, 206-210, L2, The Lohas, 1 Lohas Park Road, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories, Hong Kong, general enquiry: 2622 8400, course enquiry: 2622 8400, [email protected], [email protected] www.lohasrink.com.hk

Read more: Tseung Kwan O Neighbourhood Guide For Families In Hong Kong

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Mega Ice – Skating school offering figure skating, synchronised skating and ice hockey lessons

Looking to get a little competitive? With an Olympic-standard rink, Mega Ice will definitely get your little champions ready for battle on ice! Other than public skating sessions, you can enrol your kids in classes for figure skating, synchronised skating as well as ice-hockey training. This well-equipped facility hopes to bring important skating competitions to Hong Kong. It has been built as a multi-purpose venue designed for performances, concerts, exhibitions, corporate and private functions and even birthday parties.

Opening hours: 10am to 11pm

Cost: Starts at $60 for public skating sessions

Address: Unit 1, Level 10 MegaBox 38, Wang Chiu Road, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, general: 2709 4020, courses: 2709 4021[email protected], www.megaice.com.hk

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Sky Rink – Well-established skating rink in Sham Sui Po

One of the oldest ice skating rinks in the city, Sky Rink is a Hong Kong classic. Not only does it offer figure skating as well as ice hockey lessons for young skaters looking for a new group sport to try out. You can also sign up for a parent-child skating course during the weekends. Please note that the website is not always updated, so it’s best to call the company to check.

Opening hours: 10am to 9:30pm (when we called to check, the team mentioned that this varies on a daily basis so it’s best to call ahead to confirm)

Cost: Starts at $80 for public skating sessions

Sky Rink, 8/F West Kowloon Centre, 37K Yen Chow Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2307 9264, www.skyrink.com (click the button on the top right to view in English)

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HKGTA’s Après-Ski Village – Temporary outdoor ice rink over the winter period in Hong Kong

Sai Kung mamas, are you looking for a fun outdoor afterschool class for the kids? Head to the Après-Ski village at the Hong Kong Golf and Tennis Academy (HKGTA). The temporary outdoor ice rink here employs sustainable skating technology that requires no water, energy or carbon emissions. It’s also made of recyclable materials. It is open from now until the end of March 2022 and there will also be ice skating lessons over Christmas and ice hockey lessons in March.

HKGTA, 81 Tai Chung Hau, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, 3187 8900, [email protected], www.hkgta.com

Read more: Where Your Teens Can Hang Out In Hong Kong

Editor’s note: This post was originally published by Lydia Ching in November 2018 and updated by Anita Balagopalan in December 2021. 

Main image courtesy of DB Ice Rink, image 1 courtesy of Festival Walk Glacier via Facebook, image 2 courtesy of DB Ice Rink, image 3 courtesy of The Rink, image 4 courtesy of Ice Palace, image 5 courtesy of Lohas Rink, image 6 courtesy of Mega Ice, image 7 courtesy of Pavel Danilyuk via Pexels, image 8 courtesy of HKGTA

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