What interesting things are there to do in the cbd. Innovative coaching programs covering all facets of ice skating, designed to improve understanding of safety on the ice, overall skills and maximise enjoyment. Saints monarchs ice hockey club official, melbourne, vic. Obrien icehouse offers the most comprehensive range of ice skating lessons in melbourne. Guys, meet icehq, melbourne s newest ice skating baby. Warm up this winter with an exhilarating journey down the melbourne ice slide on an inflatable tube alongside southbanks waterfront. Melbourne is getting two popup iceskating rinks for winter. Located in docklands, obrien icehouse is the premier melbourne ice skating rink. Set to be melbourne s landmark destination this winter, its equipped with an ice skating rink, a cosy igloo village with private igloos available to book, a largerthanlife mega igloo drinking.
Kemizo are australias newest indoor entertainment centres offering activities such as play area, games arcade, laser tag arena over 15 levels, full sized roller skating rink, sky walk rope course and 5 rock climbing walls, suitable for all ages and ability levels. Over the thirty years that followed, the skaters of sydney produced the states first national mens champion, the first australian woman to compete in a world figure skating championship. South wharf is getting an ice rink and toboggan slide. Theres a winter wonderland in the cbd messy veggies. Skating sessions will run hourly with skates, helmets, skate aids and pads for exposed knees available for hire. This olympic size ice rink is one of australias largest ice skating rinks.
The melbourne ice was established in 2000 by mark weber after the initial three aihl teams asked weber to start a team in melbourne. So if you just want to learn to stand up, skate backwards and forwards or if you want to be more serious and learn to be a figure skater or play hockey the skate school program can set you on the right path. The extra pair of socks should be a bit thicker than your normal socks as they will give you more hold and padding inside your ice skates. This custom built spot is a great place for families and friends alike to test out their balance and to enjoy the cool weather.
Experience melbourne s famous food, art and cultural scenes from our central accommodation. Back again for another spectacular year is bondis famous ice rink. Where to go ice skating in melbourne 2018 urban list. Ice skating melbourne in melbourne my guide melbourne. Around the rink iceskating at the medibank icehouse, melbourne with one of my nicknames being the ice princess and having a natural inclination towards winter sports, i have for some time wanted to try out the new olympicsized ice skating rinks at the docklands in melbourne. Right in the centre of melbourne, you will find a winter village experience unlike any other. Check out which ice skating sessions and lessons are running this week. With rollerskate or rollerblade hire available you are sure to have a fun outing with family or friends. Perhaps grab a coffee and visit botanic gardens, its a good opportunity to chat and learn about each other which is why movies are a big no no as youre staring at the screen in silence for 2 hours. Wonderland park ice skating melbourne weekendnotes. Family ice skating fun in docklands the obrien group arena, just a short drive or tram stop away from melbourne s cbd, is a huge ice skating rink offering fun for all ages on a recreational basis. Visit the harry potter shop at myer for unique experiences.
Where to go ice skating in winter in melbourne ellaslist. Its a ton of fun with public skating lessons, adult lessons, speed skating, figure skating, ice hockey, birthday parties, and fun fridays, with cutprice skating during school terms. Heres our rundown of the best spots for ice skating in melbo urne. Lessons are offered for several ice based sports and games including figure skating, ice hockey, speed skating and curling. Where to get your ice skate on this winter in sydney. While melbourne is a cool city during winter, in summer it can get very hot so be sure to enjoy the cool change. Disney on ice celebrates 100 years of magic will be skating in perth, adelaide, brisbane, melbourne, newcastle and sydney to give you a magical and whimsical ice skating experience. During the winter school holidays, the giant melbourne variety ice slide returns for kids, parents and the whole of melbourne to enjoy. Whether you are a total beginner or a seasoned professional, we have a. Melbourne docklands is known for its highclass restaurants and superb shopping, and now visitors can add the thrill of cutting up the ice to a day or night out. For more ideas on good, clean fun, try these five great melbourne walks, or if the weathers grim, try melbourne. The ice spent two years playing exhibition matches and researching prospects at the olympic ice skating centre in oakleigh south, victoria. Nestled in melbourne s docklands in amongst the citys other greatest sporting and cultura.
Go road trippin along the great ocean road to see the twelve apostles 11. Located in the heart of the melbourne cbd is the royal botanic gardens victoria which spans over. Caribbean rollerama is your family skating rink and is a great fun place for all ages. Ice skating is a wonderful way for the whole family to enjoy all the exercise you need to stay fit and healthyand have fun at the same time. Timetable icehq ice skating rink in melbournes north. Entry to the rinks is free, but the 45minute skating sessions are ticketed. This business servicing greater melbourne is a local sme in the amusement centres category. You can prebook your tickets online, or just pay on the day when you rock up, whatever floats your boat. Ten skaters from melbourne helped the developers open sydneys glistening new rink in a text book lesson in collaboration. Visit melbourne in winter 2020 to have an amazing oz vacation. Were open 7 days a week and have premium ccm rental skates for hire ice hockey and figure skates, as well as ice skating aids for kids and adults.
Disney on ice celebrates 100 years of magic melbourne. The extra protection will make you feel more confident youll be. We invite you to come ice skating in melbourne, at icehq, australias newest ice rink. I find that the best value is to book a low ratio of adults to kids. Ice arena skate school offers a variety of group skating classes for all ages and abilities. They host national and international figure skating events and are home to two australian ice hockey league aihl teams melbourne ice and melbourne mustangs as well as the melbourne ice womens team awihl. If you love the idea of ice skating, then come to the obrien group arena previously known as the medibank icehouse in the popular melbourne suburb, the docklands. Ice skating at obrien group arena melbourne mums group. No need to book, tickets can be purchased on site and if you also take a ride up to the skydeck youll receive a discount on the melbourne ice slide. But there will be much more fun on offer off the ice too. The 2018 tour will feature 14 disney classic tales that fansboth young and oldhave come to love. Be sure to bring an extra pair of socks with you to the ice rink. Weber was named foundation chairman and president when the ice were accepted into the aihl in april 2002. Admire melbourne s skyline while immersing yourself in a winter wonderland.
Melbourne is a foodies paradise, so taste the best of it with melbourne food experiences, which is run in partnership with chefs, bakers, chocolatiers and wine experts 10. Olympic ice skating centre facebook for the eastsiders, olympic ice skating centre in oakleigh south is the place to go. In amongst the snowcovered pine trees, theres an ice skating rink, 21 private igloos that you can book, and a mega igloo dining and drinking hall that has hourly snowfall. Youll feel the liveliness during winter skating season that runs from 1 june 17 july in the heart of melbourne. Improve your skating from this sports best at an, australian sports camps, ice skating camp. If you need a break after all that skating, head to the chill out zone to refuel with some winter warmers including hot pies, hot dogs, doughnuts, and south melbourne market dim sims. It is the new home of olympic winter institute of australia. The melbourne ice take on the newcastle northstars at home at the hunter ice skating stadium.
This is quite literally one of the cool things to do in melbourne. Air canada are proud sponsors of skating at ice rinks in sydney, melbourne and brisbane and this year two people per city will glide away with air canada return tickets to vancouver. Wednesday afternoons are casual dropin and can be paid for at reception or online. End your session with a free coffee in our warm cafe and if you want to head back onto the ice, youre more than welcome. A friday casual skate with handy tips from our figure skating coaches. Its like a miniature european winter village, with panoramic melbourne cbd views. With two ice rinks, you can skate 7 days a week, 364 days a year. To win, participants simply have to take a unique and creative selfie as part of a fun instagram competition. Book yourself into an ice skating class great idea if youre not a professional figure skater or watch ice hockey and ice show performances each saturday and sunday between friday 29 june and sunday 22 july. Inside the atrium at fed square across the road from hosier lane, we are next to beer deluxe.
Disney on ice melbourne at hisense arena 2021 dates. The rink started as a basketball court before turning into an ice cold inline skate rink. Obrien icehouse is a worldclass facility, attracting some of the greatest sports people from around australia to train and. Take a cool change with a fun trip around the ice rink in melbourne s docklands area. Icearena is situated on james congdon drive, just outside of adelaides cbd. I have never been ice skating beforehand, and myla had only done so once, so i was a bit nervous how our visit here was going to go. Visit the iconic princess theatre and the stunning royal botanical gardens from our melbourne hotel. Get your skates on melbourne, its time to go ice skating. You can book a beginners freebie lesson, or sign up for skate school no matter. Ice arena adelaides largest ice surface with general skating. Just a quick drive from the city or a short trip on one of melbournes iconic trams. King george square, brisbane cbd whats it all about. With the airline celebrating their expansion of nonstop routes from melbourne to vancouver, air canada is also offering melbournians a tempting taste of canada itself. Australias only icebar is located in the heart of the melbourne cbd in the atrium at fed square.
Youll get a lot of professionals and semiprofessionals training here, but its open to us rookies as. The winter village, melbourne concrete playground melbourne. Opening hours monday to sunday from 11am till late each and every day. There is plenty going on in the city to entertain kids and the whole family, from the aquarium to the zoo, and museums to ice skating. An ice skating attempt to set a new australian record. A huge ice skating extravaganza, each show presents some of your favourite disney characters as youve never seen them before. A europeanstyle winter village with an ice rink, private igloos and fried. Watch the action at melbourne cricket ground mcg or the rod laver arena, both near our hotel. Obrien icehouse is australias largest and most respected ice arena.
Brisbane isnt really the first place that you think of when you think ice skating especially with the beautiful weather of late. These are available free of charge with skating admission and are recommended for all beginners. Experience the winter village popping up at federation square may august 2019 the winter village is a eurostyle winter wonderland atop the skyline terrace at. There is great music, disco skating, fun games, a kiosk and even a regular visit from pirate pete, the mascot cat. Best family friendly activities in melbourne cbd in winter. A canadian themed, outdoor ice skating rink is coming to. Ice skating arenas here in melbourne are winter wonderlands. Just 14kms from the cbd, these guys offer free parking or theres public transport nearby. The icehouse also currently known as obrien icehouse due to naming rights is an australian ice sports and entertainment centre, located in the docklands precinct of melbourne, in victoria, australia. If youre heading out of town for the school holidays and dont want to. It is open to the public 7 days a week and offers an extensive range of educational ice skating classes for customers, as well as pathways to ice sports. It is one of the best things to do in melbourne with kids.893 331 795 772 1150 118 731 836 264 287 515 103 259 1387 22 771 1254 188 511 88 790 1198 1466 1478 208 1392 1501 1127 1334 165 312 50 18 507 97 599 469 1215 415 496 1039 619 1228 677 1141 1340 734 955 975