7 Magical Places to Ice Skate Near Akron that Will Make You Cheerful

As the Sun starts shrinking its output and our planet gets colder over the next few decades, (Warmers beware!) Ice Skating is going to be a valuable skill and a bigger past time – get your blades ready!

Outdoor Ice Skating at Lock 3 in Akron


Lock 3 is the largest seasonal outdoor ice skating rink in Ohio! (And it is open even if its not freezing outside!) Admission is free with your own skates, or rentals are just $3.   The rink operates from late November through the end of January.

Outdoor Ice Skating in Cuyahoga Falls at The Gorge in the Metro Parks


The Gorge in the Metro Parks offers ice skating in Cuyahoga Falls. The Gorge has small pond that can freeze over, and is an official Metro Parks approved ice skating location.   The Pond is located Upstream of the Dam and shown on the Gorge Map on the site.

Outdoor Ice Skating Rink in Cuyahoga Falls, Front Street Ice Skating


Front Street in Cuyahoga Falls hosts ice skating all winter long. Falls residents get free access with a card that can be picked up at the Natatorium.
Other guests are $3.


Outdoor Ice Skating Rink in Akron Sand Run Metro Parks at Big Bend


The Sand Run Metro Park offers year-round outdoor fun including winter fun of sledding, cross-country skiing and ice skating.

Indoor Ice Skating Rinks nearby Akron, Ohio Area

Indoor Ice Skating Rink in North Canton at Center Ice Sports Complex in North Canton


The Ice Rinks at Center Ice Sports Complex in North Canton is a beautiful facility right in our backyard.
Just south of the Akron Canton Airport, the ice skating facility offers figure skating, hockey, learn to skate programs and birthday parties.


Indoor Ice Skating Rink in Strongsville


OBM Arena/Ice Land USA offers indoor ice skating in Strongsville, OH.
It is a well organized with year-round ice-skating programs including figure skating, open skates, birthday parties, and hockey.

Indoor Ice Skating Rink in Kent State Ice Arena


The Kent State Ice Arena offers public skating year round.  They offer ice sports and party packages.

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