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Spend Summer in San Diego

While it may seem like a contradiction, ice skating by the beach is quite natural in San Diego. A local favorite holiday pass time, from November through January, ice skating rinks are set up throughout the destination so you can enjoy San Diego’s legendary sunshine on ice! For the rest of the year, indoor ice skating rinks can also be found throughout the region offering some cool fun during the warm summer days.

Year-round Rinks

  • Ice Town - La Jolla

Located within the UTC Shopping Center, Ice Town is a great place to have some fun after a day shopping or to just hit the ice during the middle of summer. In addition to public skating sessions, the rink also offers skating lessons, hockey leagues and birthday parties.

  • Iceoplex - North County Inland

When staying in the North County area, Iceoplex is a great places to cool off during the warm summer days. In addition to public skating sessions, the rink also offers skating lessons, hockey leagues and birthday parties.

  • San Diego Ice Area - San Diego

Serving the San Diego community for over 34 years, San Diego Ice Arena is a great place for family fun on the ice. In addition to public skating sessions, the rink also offers skating lessons, hockey leagues and birthday parties. A well-stocked proshop has everything an ice skater will ever need.

  • Salvation Army Kroc Center - San Diego

The Salvation Army’s Kroc Center Ice Arena is the only ice arena centrally located in the heart of San Diego! A year round, NHL regulation sized ice surface, Kroc Center Ice offers public ice skating sessions, learn to skate classes, learn to play hockey classes, drop in hockey, youth in-house hockey, and adult hockey leagues.

Holiday Rinks

Don't miss this unique Southern California experience - outdoor ice-skating overlooking the Pacific Ocean! Each winter since 2005, the oceanfront Windsor Lawn is transformed into a spectacular ice rink with skating sessions offered daily. A portion of the skating proceeds benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of San Diego.

Want to experience ice skating in the heart of America's Finest City all while benefiting a great cause? Come to Horton Plaza and join in a benefit for the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego. Skating runs from mid-November to early January. Season passes are available.

  • Viejas Outlets - East County

The largest outdoor skating rink in Southern California is at Viejas Outlets from early November to early January.

  • Poway Community Park - North County Inland

Come glide with us at Poway Community Park on an outdoor skating rink! Price of admission includes 30-minute session plus skate rental or you can bring your own ice skates.


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