Ice Skating

It’s time to lace up those skates and zip around on the ice. Create wonderful memories with the whole family while bundled up and jolly. Get ready to glide your way through the season at these special rinks.

Astor Holiday Rink at St. Regis Atlanta

Centennial Olympic Park

265 Park Ave., Atlanta; 404-223-4412
Hours: Through Jan. 27. Mon.-Thurs., 4:30-10 p.m.; Fri., 4:30-11 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Holidays have special hours; see for details.
Cost: $10 per person for 90 minutes; includes skate rental.
A Classic Fun Time: Downtown Atlanta’s largest outdoor rink offers covered observation seating, theatrical lighting, real ice and holiday music.

The Rink at Park Tavern

500 10th St. NE, Atlanta; 404-249-0001
Hours: Through Feb. 14. Mon.-Fri., 4:30 p.m.-midnight; Sat.-Sun., 10:30 a.m.-midnight. Additional times during school holiday breaks.
Cost: $15 per person for 90-minute session; includes skate rental.
A Classic Fun Time: Inside the heated tent, groove to the sound system and enjoy rink-side dining.

Astor Holiday Rink at St. Regis Atlanta 

88 West Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta; 404-563-7797
Hours: Through Jan. 3. Mon.-Fri., noon-9 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Cost: Pre-register. Adults, $30 per hour; ages 16 and younger, $18 per hour; price includes skate rental. Reservations recommended.
A Classic Fun Time: Ice rink is set atop the outdoor pool and covered, on the sixth-floor terrace of the St. Regis hotel. Families can purchase hot cocoa-and-s’mores refreshment packages; other items available from the menu.

The Pavilion in Olde Town

949 S. Main St., Conyers; 770-554-7506;
Hours: Through Feb. 3. Check website for hours.
Cost: $7 per person; skate rental, $2.
A Classic Fun Time: Enjoy festive tunes while you skate with “Penny Penguin.”

Lake Lanier Island Resort

7000 Lanier Islands Pkwy., Buford; 770-945-8787;
Hours: Dec. 17 through Jan. 6. 75-minute sessions begin daily at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Additional sessions during the Magical Nights of Lights.
Cost: $10 per person; includes skate rental.

-- Kate Wallace