Unlike wrapping firecrackers in mistletoe and attempting to climb the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, ice skating is a traditional Christmas activity that hasn’t been outlawed. Enjoy one of the holiday’s legal customs at Ice at The Parks, located inside The Parks at Arlington Arlington. Choose one of the following Groupons:
- For $5, you get admission, skate rental, and a carousel ride ($12 value).
- For $4, you get a children’s admission (ages 6-13), skate rental, and a carousel ride ($11 value).
With its convenient location inside of Parks Mall, Ice at The Parks’s well-maintained rink gives casual skaters and diehard winter sportsers alike gleefully glides on the ice. Stop by during any public skate and hone speed-skating, backwards-skating or hand-holding abilities. Then, skip over to the Mall’s vibrantly lit carousel, climb aboard a horse, rabbit, tiger, or life-size model of Adlai Stevenson, and enjoy a wintery whirl.
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ICE at The Parks
Happy shouts and gliding blades echo in the cool air during public sessions, parties, competitions, and lessons with ICE at The Parks. On the regulation-size NHL rink, guests can glide between skaters and ambitious Zambonis practicing slap shots. The rink opens out onto The Parks at Arlington, allowing pleasantly tired guests to rejuvenate among shops, restaurants, and a classic carousel. ICE at The Parks also maintains an onsite shop for sharpening skates and equipping visitors with necessities such as figure-skating dresses and puck repellent.