Take advantage of this year’s mild winter temperatures by ice skating at two of the outdoor rinks St. Louis has to offer.
The largest outdoor rink in the Midwest is open every day no matter the temperature, and has been a St. Louis staple since it opened on November 11, 1957.
In need of a short break? Stop by the Snowflake Café, which offers appetizers, sandwiches, snacks, and much more.
The best part? Lessons for the next year begin on January 9 and last for six weeks, with one class per week on Tuesday evening. Prepay registration is $30, no including skate admission or rental.
Admission is $7 for attendees of all ages, with skate rental costing an additional $6. The rink is open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays, and 10 a.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.
Steinberg Skating Park is at 400 Jefferson Drive, St. Louis, MO 63110.
If you’re looking for a weekend activity or a party location, then look no further than this historic rink. In addition to public skating, the rink can also be rented out for birthday parties or company gatherings, or even for hockey or private events. The rink is only open for rentals when public sessions are not being held.
Shaw Park Ice Rink also offers private and group lessons on an individual and group basis.
General admission is $6 for children 3-17, $8 for adults, and $6 for seniors, with skate rental costing an additional $2. The rink is open on Fridays, from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Saturdays, from 12 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; and Sundays, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Click here to view special holiday hours.
The rink is located at 217 S. Brentwood Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63105.
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