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July 21, 2024

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Holiday Ice Skating Family Roundup!

Now is the time for making memories with the kids! Take them to ice skate!

Make ice skating a holiday tradition this year! Our area has lots of skating options for holiday ice skating with the fam.

Holiday Ice Skating with the Fam Roundup!

222 25th Ave. N, Nashville

Hours: Wed at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. / Fri at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. / Sat at 11 a.m. and 3:10 p.m.
$7 ages 13 and older; $6 ages 5 – 12 and seniors; skates $3

Public sessions are back! Read the things to know on skating at Centennial Sportsplex, then head to downtown Nashville to skate.

Antioch: 5264 Hickory Hollow Pkwy., Antioch
Bellevue: 7638B Hwy. 70 S, Nashville

Check online calendar for public skate times and hours
$12 (includes rental skates if needed).

Daily public skate sessions and weekend jams, come skate where the Nashville Predators train! Figure skates are available for 9 toddler to 13 adult or bring your own. The ice centers are located in Antioch and Bellevue. A cashless facility, all public skate sessions are limited to online registration only. Create a DaySmart account at the website inorder to register for public skates, then check-in at the front desk on arrival.

1000 Broadway, Downtown Nashville

Hours: Book at the online block. Mon – Thu, one-hour skate $10; Fri – Sun $15
The Rink Above Broadway is open to all ages and all must sign a waiver. Anyone under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult 21 or older. Skates are included in your reservation. Complimentary valet parking for two hours. Take any elevator to the 5th floor to enter.

2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville

Hours: Fri & Sat 10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Mon – Thu 12 – 8:30 p.m.
Starts at $23.99
Our favorite holiday site at Pinetop Village includes a 9,000 square-foot outdoor skating rink made with real ice. Skates are available for sizes 9 toddler to 13 adult or bring your own. Lessons are available, too. More to know: Tickets must be purchased in advance online. Additional fees for parking are not included in admission. Children age 11 and younger must be accompanied by a ticketed adult.

547 Mt. Hope St., Franklin

Hours: Saturdays and Sundays at 2, 4 and 6 p.m.
$25 per person
During the week, the Lab is an ice hockey training facility for athletes. This season, in December, weekend afternoons are for the public. Rent in-house or bring your own skates.

115 Floyd Mayfield Drive, La Vergne

Hours: Fridays from 4 – 9 p.m. and Saturdays/Sundays from Noon – 6 p.m. (closed Friday, Dec. 15)
Cost: Free
Entry is first come, first served. Participants are allowed one hour of skate time that rotates out every hour. Skates are available for free, if needed.

SMYRNA OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CENTER / Dec. 2, 2023 – Jan. 7, 2024
100 Sam Ridley Parkway East, Smyrna

Hours: Fri – Sun only (Dec. 2 – 17): Fri 4 – 8 p.m.; Sat 12 – 8 p.m.; Sun 1 – 6 p.m.
Dec. 20 – Jan. 7 (closed Mondays) Tue – Sat 12 – 8 p.m.; Sun 1 – 6 p.m.
Adults $7, Children and Seniors $5 (12 and younger)
Closed Dec. 24, 25 and Jan. 1
An 82′ x 46′ synthetic ice rink. Skate sizes start at toddler size 9 and go up to size 12 mens.

WINTERFEST at Fountains at Gateway / Through Jan. 28, 2024
1500 Medical Center Pkwy., Murfreesboro

Hours: Mon – Wed CLOSED; Thu 4 – 8 p.m.; Fri 4 – 9 p.m.; Sat 12 – 9 p.m.; Sun 12 – 8 p.m.
Dec. 20 – Jan. 5 12 – 9 p.m. / Christmas Eve 12 – 6 p.m. /
Closed on Christmas / and then open again Jan. 11 – 28
$12 – $15 includes skate rentals and tax for 90 minutes of skating.





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