The Best Places to Take Kids Ice-Skating in Sydney

  • All Ages

Don't be fooled- ice-skating can be done year-round in Sydney, the perfect opportunity for families to bond in a fun way. There's no doubt that winter sports have become increasingly popular in Sydney, so make 2017 the year you jump on the ice-skating bandwagon (if you haven't already!). Sydney-siders are lucky enough to have some awesome, state-of-the-art rinks dotted around the place. Here are our top picks!

1. Macquarie Ice Rink

Macquarie Ice Rink is open year-round at Macquarie Shopping Centre and runs social ice-skating, school holiday learn-to-skate programs, birthday parties, bublle 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 earlier this year, and welcomed a 15m2 LED screen allowing music videos to play while you skate and illuminate the rink, as well as state of the art ice maintenance machinery. 
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2. Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink 

Open year-round, Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink proudly offers it all- kid's birthdays, figure skating, ice hockey, speed skating, synchronised skating, disco nights, school holiday lessons, group lessons, private lessons, and an awesome playground for under 5s where tots can learn to skate, and play games both on and off the ice. The coaches are great and the skate school is super successful. 
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3. Penrith Ice Palace

Penrith Ice Palace offers general public skating sessions, figure skating clubs and lessons, children’s birthday parties, synchronised figure skating, broomball, hockey development, learn-to-skate programs and a Coffee Clu running during the school term. The Palace boasts state of the art facilities with a 30 × 60m Olympic sized rink! It’s a great way to get active and out of the house during winter... just remember to wear warm clothes. 
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4. Liverpool Catholic Club Ice Rink

 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 2-6-year-olds with lessons, games and snow play, after-school sessions, ice discos, and Whiteout Saturday nights for some snowy fun. 
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Top Tip: Make sure your keep your eyes open for great Winter and Christmas festivals as they often have fabulous pop-up outdoor ice skating rinks!





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