Skating rinks in Moscow 2018-2019
In order to find out which skating rinks in Moscow 2018-2019 will be open for free visits, as well as to get preliminary information about the schedule of their work, we suggest reading the review prepared by our metropolitan guides.
Opening of the "ice period" in Moscow
With the approaching New Year holidays in the capital of our country traditionally starts the season rinks. According to preliminary information, in the period from November 2018 to March 2019, more than 1,500 indoor and outdoor ice grounds will operate in Moscow.
The city authorities are doing everything possible to promote and develop Moscow skating rinks as the main objects of winter entertainment. To achieve this goal, in 2018 - 2019 a record number of ice rinks will be prepared and equipped in Moscow, which can be visited absolutely free.
As a rule, the opening dates of such rinks directly depend on the weather conditions in the region, and the exact calendar of their work can be found on various information and thematic sites.
Artificial Ice Rinks
Artificial turf sites are very popular with citizens and guests of Moscow. Basically, these open arenas offer high-quality service, from skate rental to professional instructor services.
A preliminary list of artificial ice rinks, which will be available for visiting in the season 2018 - 2019, is as follows:
- Red Square (time of visit: round the clock);
- "Strogino", "Ostankino", Angarsk Ponds, Park "" Fili "", Park "" 50th Anniversary of October "" - 10:00 - 22:00;
- River Station, Northern River Station, Nikulino Park 12:00 - 21:00;
- The Old Moscow Zoo: 11:00 - 17:00;
- Goncharovsky Park: 11:00 - 21:00.
In addition to the listed facilities, in the season 2018 - 2019, it is planned to open four more open-air rinks: in Birch Grove, Vorontsov Park, Children's Landscape Park and Park "South Butovo".
Moscow paid skating rinks
Separate attention deserve paid ice rinks of the capital, which are not less popular among residents of the city. The infrastructure of such skating rinks includes car parking, comfortable changing rooms and catering points.The ice cover of paid arenas is of high quality. Thanks to a special treatment, the coating on such sites is characterized by increased strength and retains its structure during the entire period of operation of these objects.
The most famous and visited paid skating rinks in Moscow are the arenas located in Gorky Park, in Sokolniki, Luzhniki and VDNH.
The skating rink in Gorky Park is one of the largest in the capital. Its area is divided into four zones: for hockey, figure skating, for dancing on ice and other ice entertainment. For visitors with children there is a separate ice rink. The cost of entering the arena is from 200 rubles for a single visit and up to 2500 rubles for a subscription. The price of admission depends on its category and time of the visit to the rink.
The youngest ice rink of the capital is the skating rink in Sokolniki. Opened in 2012, it became one of the most popular and visited in the capital. The coating of this object is equipped with a special cooling system that maintains a stable ice temperature in any weather. In addition to the ice rink, there are recreation areas, cafeterias,locker rooms and equipment rental locations. On weekdays, the ticket price is 300, on holidays and weekends - 400 rubles. Schedule arena: from 10:00 to 22:00 Moscow time.
In the "Luzhniki" ice cover area is 15 square meters. km The visitors are provided with the same range of services as in the above arenas. On weekdays, the skating rink is open from 11:00, on weekends - from 10:00. Depending on the time and benefits, the price of admission to the arena "Luzhniki" ranges from 100 to 300 rubles.
The skating rink in the VDNH park is the largest indoor arena with artificial turf in Russia. Maximum capacity of the site is 5000 people. To services of vacationers are presented here: comfortable locker rooms, equipment rental points, medical rooms, toilets, cafeterias and leisure sectors. As in Gorky Park, the VDNH skating rink area is divided into various zones: hockey, skating and the sector for quiet skiing. In addition to systems that provide a stable microclimate, this roller is equipped with multimedia installations that create bright illumination on the ice surface. The arena is open from 11:00 to 23:00. On weekends, the rink opens an hour earlier.The minimum cost of a ticket to the arena of VDNH is 150, the maximum - 600 rubles per person.
For those who prefer indoor skating rinks, they will definitely choose the ice complex “Morozovo”, which will open the new season in early September 2018. The uniqueness of this arena lies in its entertainment program, which will delight both adults and young visitors. Thematic parties and performances of famous DJs - only a small part of the entertainment events, which are periodically organized by the administration of the rink. During the New Year holidays, the rink will be open from 10:00 pm to 5:30 am.
In order to decide on the choice of the capital's skating rink, it is enough to get acquainted with the information posted on thematic sites and forums. On their pages you can find not only the description and photos of the objects, but also numerous reviews of visitors.