6 Best Ice Skating Rinks in Tennessee

By Alli Hill

6 Best Ice Skating Rinks in Tennessee

When the temperatures drop in Tennessee, the skates come out. From frozen ponds to full-scale ice rinks, Tennessee has no shortage of places where you can glide across the ice in the winter, even when snow is scarce. Discover your skating talent at one of these six best ice skating spots in Tennessee.

1. Cool Sports, Knoxville, TN

This indoor icearium hosts the only U.S. figure skating program in the area. It’s also the site for the Knoxville Figure Skating Club. The venue features open sessions for public skating and pick-up hockey games. You can sign up for child and adult classes to perfect your form and technique.

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2. Centennial Sportsplex, Nashville, TN

This mega sportsplex houses a variety of indoor and outdoor sports activities, but ice skating and hockey are among the top favorites. Two full-size ice rinks offer year-round indoor ice skating. They offer classes and leagues for adults and kids, as well as public skating just for fun.

3. Ice Chalet, Knoxville, TN

If you’ve always wanted to ice skate but don’t know how, the pros at Ice Chalet are eager to teach you. They offer skating sessions for all skill levels, as well as open skate times, group classes, hockey, and curling.

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4. Ford Ice Center, Nashville, TN

Home of the National Hockey League’s Nashville Predators, this ice center lets you skate on the same rink as the pros. You can learn to skate by enrolling in a camp or class, or simply enjoy a few rides around the rink during an open-to-the-public session.

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5. Ice on the Landing, Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga doesn’t have its own indoor rink, but that hasn’t stopped anyone from enjoying this family-favorite activity. Instead, they’ve brought in a temporary ice rink for the holidays, giving you a chance to ice skate through mid-January. They take of everything, including skate rentals and balance devices, so all you have to do is show up.

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6. Ober Gatlinburg, Gatlinburg, TN

This mountain top amusement park features a large indoor ice rink year-round. This ice-skating arena has been one of the park’s main attractions for decades. Just $9 grants you access to up to three full hours of skating time.

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