The Coolest Spots for Ice Skating in Sydney

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Keen for a little ice skating in Sydney magic? Sydney is a snowy wonderland year-round, thanks to an amazing lineup of ice skating rinks.

The beauty of ice skating is that it doesn't have to be winter to enjoy it. Sydney's top ice skating rinks are open year-round and provide icy, winter magic during the colder months of the year and a luxuriously cool respite during the stinking hot summer months - it's a win-win!

So without further ado, grab your skates (or hire some at your favourite venue) and get ready to hit the ice and skate up a storm ice skating in Sydney.

The Coolest Spots for Ice Skating in Sydney

1. Ice Zoo Sydney

Ice Zoo Sydney
For ice skating in Sydney, you can't beat Ice Zoo.

This inner-city ice rink offers year-round open skating sessions, plus a Skate Academy that holds classes for children and adults.

An action-packed entertainment venue in Alexandria, Ice Zoo also hosts special cheap skate sessions and Saturday night Discos on Ice - live DJ nights with fantastic light shows! 

There's a Snow Play area where kids can build snowmen and snow castles and throw snowballs, plus there's ice hockey and ice fitness classes, a cafe and licensed bar, and Ice Zoo Igloos you can hire out for the coolest parties!

Location: 689 Gardeners Road, Alexandria

2. Macquarie Ice Rink

Ice skating in Sydney
Macquarie Ice Rink is one of the most popular ice skating rinks in Sydney.

Macquarie Ice Rink is open year-round at Macquarie Shopping Centre and runs social ice-skating, school holiday learn-to-skate programs, birthday parties, bubble soccer, ice hockey, ice dancing, night sessions, discos, and Kiddies Club, which runs in conjunction with Coffee Club.

It received a multi-million dollar facelift in recent years and welcomed a 15m2 LED screen allowing music videos to play while you skate, as well as state-of-the-art ice maintenance machinery.

Location: Macquarie Shopping Centre, Corner of Herring Road and Waterloo Road, North Ryde

3. Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink

Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink
If you're keen to perfect your ice skating in Sydney, learn from the award-winning coaches at Liverpool Catholic Club.

Head to Liverpool Catholic Club to learn from award-winning coaches in a safe and fun environment.

They offer rink birthday parties, lessons for all ages and abilities, three playgroup sessions a week for two-six-year-olds with lessons, games and snow play, after-school sessions, ice discos, and Whiteout Saturday nights for some snowy fun.

Location: 424-458 Hoxton Park Road, Prestons

4. Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink

Ice skating in Sydney
For Olympic-level ice skating, hit the Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink.

*Temporarily closed*

Open year-round, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink proudly offers it all!

Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink really is the premier spot for ice skating in Sydney, offering kids' birthdays, figure skating, ice hockey, speed skating, synchronised skating, disco nights, school holiday lessons, group lessons, private lessons, and an awesome playground for under fives, where tots can learn to skate as well as play games both on and off the ice.

Location: 17A Phillips Ave, Canterbury

5. Winter Festivals

Winter Festivals Ice Skating
Sydney's lineup of Winter Festivals present some great ice skating opportunities

Sydney puts on a mega-icy spectacle every winter, and winter 2024 is no different!

There will be loads of ice-skating rinks popping up with this year's calendar of winter festivals, including Chill Fest Campbelltown, Pittwater Ice Skating Spectacular, and Snow Time in the Garden.

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