The Piedmont Triad is full of surprises and treats. As we navigate the holidays and cooler weather, many think you have to venture to the mountains to find ice skating options, but the Triad has three amazing options for ice skating and chilly fun that is sure to please anyone looking for adventures. We may only get heavy snowfall a few times per season, but these venues offer up excitement and the pleasure of gliding along right here at home! These kinds of features and activities are part of what makes living in this region so enjoyable; there is a little bit of everything close by!
Check out these three great options and when you are ready to explore your needs for property in the area, lean on my extensive experience to guide you to the right neighborhoods and areas that best fit your families desires and needs. Real estate help is just a phone call away at 336-575-7249. Until then, have a fantastic time checking out the ice!
Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Winter Ice Skating at the Annex
Not only do the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds feature the fun of the Dixie Classic Fair, gun shows, and other crafting events, but the Annex features ice skating opportunities on a seasonal basis. The ice is open regularly through March 2018 and offers plenty of chances for special event evenings and themes to fit just about any interest. They also watch for school closings and other area happenings and offer “impromptu” openings when children are out of school, and parents need activities to fill long days at home! All the information you need is regularly updated on their website. Admission is an affordable $7 for most events, and it’s only $3 more for skate rentals. They also offer birthday parties for as low as $10 per child and the contact information to explore this option is available at the link below.
- Seasonal operations: October through March
- 421 W 27th St, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27105
Piedmont WinterFest (A Greensboro Tradition)
Sponsored by some of the areas best businesses, the Piedmont Winterfest offers outdoor ice skating and an ice slide in downtown Greensboro. Check out the website for hours and special events that happen all the way through the end of January! It’s a family-friendly environment designed to bring a smile to your face and fun to your feet. As a bonus, this feature is located in LeBauer Park, an interactive and creative playland for children with different surfaces and activities to play with outside of the ice rink. And if you are looking to make a day of the adventure, the Greensboro Children’s Museum is nearby too, offering hands-on interactive displays that thrill children of all ages. Don’t miss your chance to check out one of the areas most unique seasonal ice skating opportunities!
- Nov. 17, 2017 – Jan. 28, 2018
- LeBauer Park, 208 N Davie St, Greensboro, NC 27401
Greensboro IceHouse (Year-round)
From ice skating lessons for beginners to training in ice hockey and figure skating, the Greensboro IceHouse offers a touch of sport and an escape from the ordinary in many ways. Open year-round, you can host birthday parties, reserve group lessons, or even stop by and try out your skills in open skate times. Their on-site pro-shop offers all the expertise and guidance you need to really dig in and learn about the kind of skating which interests you most. The best part? Public skating prices start as low as $7 per person, including skate rentals! Start with a visit to their website to explore what times and types of experiences most appeal to you, then head on over and have some fun!
- Year-round operation, check website for hours and scheduling
- 6119 Landmark Center Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27407
For a region not known for regular heavy snowfall, the Piedmont Triad offers plenty of opportunities for cold-themed fun through ice skating opportunities nearby! Take a look at the schedules and surrounding activities for the options above and make plans to spend a unique afternoon or evening gliding along and laughing with friends and family!