What do I need to know about public skating in London?

The City of London offers a variety of public skating opportunities. Children 5 and under must wear a CSA approved helmet for all public skating programs and a full-face cage is recommended. Skates are required for all programs. One sledge is available at all arenas for public use.

Where can you go ice skating in London this winter?

One of London’s largest outdoor ice rinks is open for 18 weeks this winter in Canada Square Par k is the Canary Wharf Ice Rink. Tucked within the Canary Wharf’s enchanted greenery and twinkling towers, this ice rink is the perfect place for a winter skate in London. The Canary Wharf Ice Rink is open from October 23, 2021, to February 26, 2022.

Is the outdoor skating season over in Covent Garden?

The outdoor skating season at Victoria Park, Covent Garden Market and Storybook Gardens has ended due to warm weather. The City maintains two outdoor rinks for residents to enjoy free skating over the winter season.

When will the fall and winter public skating schedule release?

The fall and winter public skating schedule will be released on Monday, September 20 with registration starting on Monday, September 27. Public skating will commence on October 4. The City of London offers a variety of public skating opportunities.

Where can I go ice skating in Covent Garden?

Outdoor rinks are located at Victoria Park and the Covent Garden Market. Outdoor ice skating is typically available between early-December to mid-March, weather permitting. The City also maintains the Storybook Gardens skating trail. Please visit Storybook Gardens’ website for more information.

What is the Skate UK programme?

These NISA (aka Skate UK) programme of skills teach the fundamentals of ice skating. Once a skater has completed this programme then they have the knowledge of how to appreciate and enjoy their time on the ice. for 5 years to 12 year olds, a cool n casual drop classes.

What age are learn to skate lessons for?

These group Learn to Skate lessons (accredited by NISA) are for children aged 5 & up. Course price includes: 1 lesson per week, skate hire, level badge and certificate. Courses run during each school term – course length varies per term length (4-7 weeks).