Located at Dubai Mall right In Downtown Dubai, The Dubai Ice Rink is an ice-skating rink with the size just as equals to the Olympic sized ice-skating rink. It is the largest and best-equipped rink in the city. It’s situated on the ground floor of the mall but extends up to the second floor. Public skating sessions run every day in 1.5-hour slots from 10 am until late in the evening. It is the perfect attraction for first-timers or those who wish to master their skills. Whether you wish to play ice hockey, socialize with friends, or just have a great time, this venue is the best place to hang out any time of the year.
Penguin skating aids can also be hired to help youngsters maintain their balance and develop the correct stance. Adults can hire Snowman skating aid. Lessons are also available but must be booked in advance. The ‘Penguin Pals’ are meant for little kids, learning to skate with new skating aids at Dubai Ice Rink. But, these are open only for children under 100cm in height.
This is also the same venue for the Emirates Hockey League Games. Free seating is available. Matches can also be watched from the shopping mall balconies overlooking the rink. Facilities at the rink include lockers, a snack bar, spectator seating, and a skate shop selling a range of skating merchandise such as figure and hockey skates, t-shirts, ice hockey sticks, pucks, and more. When they are comfortable moving around in the ice rink, the skating coach will begin teaching the basics of ice skating. There are also ‘Disco Sessions’ and ‘Mega Skate Sessions’ at the Dubai Ice Rink. Shop and skate at The Dubai Mall, the ultimate destination for shopping which always tends to break the boundaries when it’s about fun and entertainment.
Drop the kids at the Olympic-sized Dubai Ice Rink or join the Learn to Skate program designed for both the young and young-at-heart. Once you have entered the groove you can skate the entire night away at a fun-filled disco dance party. You’re certain to take every curved corner with added energy as you move to the best beats pumped out by the in-house DJ. If competition is more your thing, get in a game of Broomball, where six-player teams take off their skates and face off in a battle to sweep the ball into the net.
Timings are 10 am to 11.45 pm every day. Wear gloves and wrap up warm but do not wear scarves, long coats or trailing items the ice. Do not skate whilst under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Do not use mobile phones or personal stereos on the ice. Either leave them at home, with a spectator or in a locker. With its convenient location, this attraction is easily accessible via all of Dubai’s public transports. If you choose to arrive here by bus, take one from Deira Gold Souk Station or the Ghubaiba Bus Station. Alternatively, the metro riders can get off at the Burj Khalifa/The Dubai Mall Station; a quick stroll or a feeder bus ride will lead you to the mall. Moreover, there are vast parking spaces available for those who travel to the spot on their own. Cinema Parking is the nearest parking area.
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