6 ice skating rinks from downtown Austin to the Hill Country for holiday fun
The holidays are here, and to some, that means getting on the ice and enjoying a nice skate around the rink with family, friends, and loved ones. In Central Texas, you don't have to go far to get in a couple laps on the rink. Below are six
Hit the ice while overlooking Lady Bird Lake in a new immersive winter event, Ice Rodeo, taking place at Four Seasons Austin. If you are looking for a fun weekend, you can also book a luxe lakeside cabin.
Meanwhile, just across Lady Bird Lake, you can enjoy the beautiful city backdrop while skating around the Ice Rinkat the Long Center. After you are done hitting the ice, grab a cookie or a hot toddy.
North Central Austin
If you are thinking about getting your children involved in ice hockey or figure skating, then you will want to check out the Pond Hockey Club. The club offers classes, leagues, tournaments and more.
In Cedar Park, you can lace up your skates and hit the rink at Ice & Field at the Crossover all year. The facility has two full-sized rinks available. The rink is open daily from 6 am to 10 pm.
In Marble Falls, Lakeside Park has a winter outdoor ice skating experience for people of all ages. You can reserve time on the ice and purchase tickets here. It's $10 for pre-sale tickets and $12 for day-of tickets.
In the Texas Hill Country, you can pack your ice skates and head to Fredericksburg for Eisbahn. The event raises money for Heritage School and other local charities. You can buy an all day pass that will include skate rentals.
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