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Ice Skating in Lakeland, Tampa, + Orlando

Ice Skating Central Florida

Ice Skating during the Christmas Holidays is one of my favorite activities!

The RP Funding Center in Lakeland is not hosting holiday skating this year, however we’ve put together a list of other places in Central Florida where you can lace up your skates and hit the ice for a day of family fun. All of these rinks are “real ice” meaning you’ll be skating on a real sheet of ice, nothing synthetic.

Don’t miss our Ultimate Guide to Christmas Events + Holiday Activities for a full list of things to do this holiday season in Lakeland and Polk County including Christmas Light Displays, Santa Photos, Christmas Tree Lots, Christmas Parades, Holidays Concerts, Live Performances, Holiday Markets, Ice Skating, Toy Donation Needs, and more.

Ice Skating in Lakeland

Lakeland Ice Arena

863-617-0077 | 3395 West Memorial Boulevard, Lakeland, Florida 33815
Our Ice Arena in the heart of Lakeland offers year-round ice skating, professional coaching for figure skating and ice hockey, camps, travel hockey, and more. Open for public ice skating.

Ice Skating in Tampa + Orlando

Advent Health Center Ice

(813) 803-7372 | 3173 Cypress Ridge Boulevard, Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544
Florida Hospital Center Ice is home to four full-sized rinks and one kid-sized rink. Open year round for public ice skating (check website for schedule)

TGH Ice Plex (formerly Ice Sports Forum)

(813) 684-7825 | 10222 Elizabeth Place, Tampa, Florida 33619
The Ice Sports Forum is the official practice facility of the Tampa Bay Lightning. The facility contains two NHL regulation rinks and a state-of-the-art laser tag arena. Located in Brandon, Florida. Check website for Public Ice Skating times.

Tampa Bay Ice

255 Forest Lakes Boulevard, Oldsmar, FL 34677
14044 Icot Boulevard, Clearwater, FL33760
27001 US Highway 19 North, Clearwater, FL 33761
Tampa Bay Ice offers three premier ice rink facilities in the Tampa Bay area: Clearwater Ice Arena, TBSA – Oldsmar, TBSA – Countryside Mall. We offer daily public ice skating, Learn to Skate and Learn to Play Hockey programs as well as Figure Skating sessions and private instruction and Hockey leagues for all ages of beginner through travel hockey player.

The Ice Factory of Central Florida

(407) 933-4259 | 2221 Partin Settlement Road, Kissimmee, FL 34744
Public Ice Skating, Ice Skating Lessons, Youth and Adult Ice Hockey and Speed Skating all available at The Ice Factory of Central Florida. Open Year Round. Check for Groupon deals.

RDV Ice Den in Maitland

(407) 916-2550 | 8701 Maitland Summit Boulevard, Orlando, Florida 32810
Open year round for Public Ice Skating.

Seasonal Ice Skating for Christmas

Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park

600 North Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Celebrate the holiday season in Downtown Tampa at the Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park. Located along the Tampa Riverwalk, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park is transformed with the sights, sounds and activities of the holidays for children and adults of all ages. Open seasonally from mid-November through early January.

Light Up UCF

12777 Gemini Boulevard North , Orlando, Florida 32816
We’re spreading holiday cheer at CFE Arena and the University of Central Florida with the annual holiday festival, Light Up UCF. Offers ice skating, a world-class choreographed light show sponsored by Duke Energy, featuring new music, free holiday movies, live entertainment, rides like the Ferris Wheel and Light Up Express kids train, and much more. Seasonal in November – December.

View on Map – Ice Skating Rinks Near Me

Ice Skating Tips

  1. Dress for cold weather! Most indoor rinks average between 40-60 degrees. Pants are good for beginners who might fall often.
  2. Wear tall socks so the skates don’t rub your lower legs. Ankle socks or multiple pairs of socks can cause blisters.
  3. Many places recommend kids wear a helmet when they are learning. Bring a bicycle helmet with you.
  4. Be sure your skates fit and are tied snug to support your ankles.
  5. Have fun!

The Lakeland Center is not offering ice skating in 2020. Visit Lakeland Ice Arena for ice skating in Lakeland.

Christmas Events + Holiday Activities

Check out our Ultimate Guide to Christmas Events + Holiday Activities to find more things to do including Neighborhood Christmas Light Displays, FREE Christmas Events, Santa Photos, Christmas Parades, and more.