5 Best Ice Skating Rinks in Kansas

By Katie Griffing

5 Best Ice Skating Rinks in Kansas

Nothing is quite as blissful as gliding across a freshly-cleaned sheet of ice in the middle of winter. From city parks to cozy down-home rinks, Kansas is home to a variety of ice skating opportunities welcome to all levels of skill. Here are the best rinks in the state. 

1. The Ice Rink in City Park, Manhattan, KS

The Ice Rink in City Park is located at the Jon & Ruth Ann Wefald Pavilion and is a beautiful family-friendly ice skating rink. Their ice rink is always kept in great condition and you can rent a pair of skates for only $3 or feel free to bring your own. 

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2. Kansas Expo Centre, Topeka, KS

The Kansas Expo Centre opens up during the winter for some of the best ice skating around. They have an excellent selection of figure skates and hockey skates available for rent. The huge ice rink provides tons of space for everyone to enjoy their time on the ice regardless of skill level. 

3. Kansas City Ice Center, Shawnee, KS

Kansas City Ice Center is a professional-quality ice rink that offers top-notch public skating and ice skating lessons. You can also learn how to play ice hockey here and their huge selection of classes offers something for everyone. 

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4. Wichita Ice Center, Wichita, KS

Wichita Ice Center is the ultimate place to come for all activities on ice. They have Olympic and NHL-size rinks and large viewing windows. In addition to ice skating, they have hockey leagues and figure skating classes available. 

5. The Ice at Park Place, Leawood, KS

The Ice at Park Place is known as the premier outdoor ice skating rink in the area. The ice skating rink is surrounded by holiday festivities, shopping, and warm food and drink are available as well. Make sure to check for some of their fun special events such as the Skating with Santa and Princess Skate. 

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