Outdoor ice skating is a fun winter activity to do with the family in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Visitors can glide across the ice in Rockville Town Square, or show off their best moves at Veteran’s Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring. For indoor skating enthusiasts, there are two popular rinks that are part of Montgomery Parks. Reservations will be needed.
Here is a round-up of rinks to consider, each with extra precautions in place that allow families and friends to skate safely.
- Located at Veterans’ Plaza, the outdoor Silver Spring Ice Skating Rink is surrounded by great restaurants, shops, and plenty of parking, making it a convenient skating spot for the Washington Metro area.
- Looking for something closer to the Rockville area? The Rockville Town Square ice rink is the largest outdoor ice skating rink between Baltimore and Washington, DC, and the largest in all of Montgomery County. Measuring in at 7,200 square feet, it is a great place for skating, lessons, and birthday parties.
- If outdoor skating isn’t your thing, you can always check out Cabin John Ice Rink. Located in Cabin John Regional Park, Cabin John Ice Rink is one of two indoor skating facilities in Montgomery Parks. Open year round, the facility offers a wide range of ice skating and ice hockey classes and camps for all ages and skill levels, as well as special events and skating exhibitions throughout the year.
- Venture over to the Wheaton Ice Arena for year-round indoor skating. The facility offers a wide-range of ice skating and ice hockey classes and camps for all ages and skill levels, as well as special events and skating exhibitions throughout the year.
Looking for other fun activities to do in Montgomery County during the wintertime? Check out Fun Things to Do with Family Over the Holidays and the MoCo Holiday Hub.