If you are looking for a cool and refreshing way to get away from the desert climate of UAE, then make sure to drop by the Abu Dhabi Ice Rink in Zayed Sports City. Nestled amidst the city’s business district, this wintry sports facility is a fascinating and unique attraction that you cannot find elsewhere in the city.
As the largest ice rink in United Arab Emirates, this sports hub serves as a host to the most prestigious and thrilling figure skating events and ice hockey matches in the country. Furthermore, it boasts a cluster of amazing facilities and amenities including souvenir shops, a dance studio and restaurants.
Address: Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
UAE Ice Rink
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Enjoy ice skating or learn how to do it
The chilling sports club is indeed a great place to crash for those who are fond of ice skating. Here, you get to rent a good pair of ice skates, and enjoy a recreational skating session on its spacious and lovely ice rink. What’s more, you get to meet people who are inclined to this sport. Not to mention, a visit here gives you an opportunity to get up close and personal with the country’s figure skating team.
If you are new to ice skating, the venue has a team of competent coaches that would gladly help you learn how to skate on ice. As the premier ice skating facility in the country, the sports venue offers coaching for all its ice skaters, from Olympic hopefuls to beginners.
Ice hockey is one of the most exciting sports in the world today. As spectator of the sport, you get to marvel at its intensity and incredible fast pace. As a guest in this venue, you get to enjoy this thrilling sport both as a spectator and a player. As UAE’s finest and most beloved skating rink, the rink is home to a number of prestigious ice hockey events, such as the Ice Hockey Men’s World Division III Qualification Rounds. When there are no hockey matches in the venue, you may scrimmage with other hockey players, or learn the sport through its ice hockey coaches.
Learn to defend yourself
Aside from ice skating and ice hockey, this sports facility also offers coaching to those who are interested in learning self-defense. As a guest in this facility, get a chance to participate in an Aikido class handled by the world-renowned Sensei Thaib Al Aseery.
After an exhausting session at the ice rink, gormandize on a wide array of sumptuous food. Here, you get to choose from a fine collection of restaurants that include Summer Breeze, Noodle Bowl, Lucky Strike, Figaro’s Pizza, Clubhouse Café, and the Clubhouse. To make your visit more memorable and enjoyable, buy a souvenir at their shop.