Top best outdoor ice skating rinks in Kyiv
If you are looking for a festive mood or ideas for a weekend, we are sharing with you the best outdoor ice skating rinks in the capital of Ukraine.
1. ROSHEN Winter Village
It is an open-air skating rink with an area of 2,000 square meters, in the center of which stands a wonderful 15-meter tree. Visitors to the Roshen Winter Village skating rink have access to the New Year's fair, where the best metropolitan street food is presented, and a warm pavilion where you can warm up with hot drinks, have a snack and admire what is happening on the ice through large windows. Thanks to optical fiber lighting in the ice, a delightful light and music show begins at nightfall. The Roshen Winter Village skating rink will run until March.
Address: Prospekt Nauki, 1.
Working hours: weekdays from 12:00 to 22:00, on weekends and holidays from 10:00 to 22:00.
Price: entrance to the territory is free, entrance to the skating rink on weekdays is from UAH 170 to 400, on weekends - from UAH 200 to 580.
2. Osocor Winter Village
This is a real Ukrainian Hogsmeade, where every year on New Year's Eve all the heroes of Harry Potter are gathered, and each guest can touch the magic. Osocor Winter Village is an impressive scale scenery and incredible installations, a personal meeting with your favorite Potter heroes, watching the legendary Harry Potter movie saga on the big screen (films can be seen in all languages of the world and even in sign language), witchcraft master classes, fascinating attractions, a fabulous skating rink with an area of 800 square meters, a cozy warm cafe "Three Brooms", which will delight you with many delicacies. The town will be open until early February.
Address: st. Vinogradnaya, 2.
Opening hours: daily from 11:00 to 22:00 (parties are held from 17:00)
Price: entrance ticket to the territory - 350 UAH for adults and children on weekdays, and 500 UAH - on weekends, 700 - on show days. Children from 5 to 9 years old admission 200 UAH (weekdays), 350 UAH (weekends), 400 (show days). Up to 4 years old admission is free. The cost of a skating rink ticket is 180 UAH (skates rental is included), or 145 UAH - with your own skates.
3. Skating rink at VDNG
2500 square meters of ice, thousands of lights and an unforgettable atmosphere - it's all about an open-air ice rink in Winter Country. This is one of the largest skating rinks in Europe - it can accommodate up to 500 people at a time. Skates can be rented (rental is included in the cost of the visit) or you can bring your own.
Address: Academician Glushkov Ave., 1.
Opening hours of the skating rink "Zimova Krajina": daily from 10:00 to 22:00.
Price: unlimited entrance to the skating rink 200 UAH when paying in cash, when paying by card there is a 10% discount. A lesson with an instructor 45 minutes - 200 UAH, a penguin for riding 1 hour - 200 UAH. Children under 4 years old - free.
4. "Rizdvo na Podoli" ("Christmas at Podil")
New Christmas location in European style on Kontraktova Square with a unique, the first in Ukraine walking skating rink with a length of ice paths of more than 200 meters. There is also a gazebo for relaxation, a cafe and a music stage, where both street musicians and an orchestra will play. In addition to this, an exquisite Christmas residence and fun attractions await here for residents of Kyiv and guests of the capital.
Address: Petr Sagaidachny square
Opening hours: daily from 11:00 to 22:00.
Price: a ticket together with skates will cost UAH 300 per person.
5. Outdoor skating rink near the President's Office
For the second year in a row, a free skating rink operates under the Office of the President of Ukraine, which will allow all Kyiv residents and guests of the capital to join winter sports. Anyone can get to the rink, regardless of age and ability to skate. For children with disabilities, the rink will host regular inclusive trainings with a professional trainer and with the participation of athletes. In addition to the ice rink, there are merry-go-rounds, houses for the New Year's fair, a living tree and other bright decorations. It will work until January 18.
Address: st. Bankova, 11
Opening hours: daily 10:00 to 22:00.
Price: admission is free
6. Skating rink on Lesnoy
An ice rink with an area of 1200 square meters, decorated with lights. They offer unlimited skiing every day. There are food courts and several photo zones near the ice arena. Every weekend, the ice rink hosts an ice show from figure skaters and circus performers. The program includes acrobatic skipping ropes and cubes, jugglers, playing with hoops, skating-stilts and an aerial DJ show at altitude. The skating rink will be open until 13 February.
Address: st. Magnitogorskaya, 1A
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 22:00.
Price: weekdays - 120 UAH, weekends and holidays - 150 UAH.
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