Take advantage of the colder temperatures by visiting indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks
with your children to keep boredom at bay.
Ann Arbor Ice Cube
The Cube is a traditional indoor skating rink—open year-round. Sign up for lessons or drop in for pick-up hockey or an open skate.
121 Oak Valley Dr.,
Costs: $4/adults, $3/kids (ages 12 and under), $3/skate rental
Public Skating: Check website for updates
This is an outdoor covered, open-air skating rink (chilly!). The rink sometimes has themed parties like Funky Frosty Fridays, where skaters dress in costume (bell bottoms on '70s night or cowboy hats at the Hoedown Skate).
2751 Packard Rd.
Cost: $5/adults, $4/kids (age 17 and under), $3/skate rental
Public Skating: Sundays 3:15-5:30pm; Tuesdays 7:45-8:45pm;
Wednesdays 4:45-5:45pm and 7:15-8:45pm; Thursdays 7:15-8:45pm; Fridays 7:15-8:45pm; Saturdays 2:30-4:30pm and 7:15-8:45pm
Located on the University of Michigan Athletic Campus, you can skate on the same ice that the U-M hockey team plays on.
1116 South State St.
Cost: $6/adults, $3/kids, $3/noon skate,
$3/skate rental, $2/noon skate rental
Public Skating: Monday-Friday from Noon to 12:50pm; check website for regular Public Skate dates and times as they are subject to change