What is it?
Participants wear ice skates, a specially designed boot with a steel blade across the sole which allows them glide across the ice, and in time turn, spin and jump!
Why is it good for me?
This enjoyable winter sport offers a number of key health and fitness benefits:
- Improving joint flexibility
- Building leg muscles
- Boosting the cardiovascular system
- Keeping you mentally and physically fit
- Creates better balance
How much does it cost?
Public ice skating and Skate UK programmes at your local ice rink can vary from rink to rink. We advise to check your local ice rink’s website for all the details regarding prices
What equipment do I need?
All you need is a pair of ice skates, available for hire at ice rinks across the UK, and warm clothing.