You might not be the next Olympic figure skating hopeful, but this season everyone can go enjoy the crisp air as they take a few laps around the ice rink. Here are some of the best spots to do it around town.
Disney Ice Rink
Shanghai Disney Resort has opened the “Mickey’s Icy Holiday”, an outdoor skating rink last December. It’s in the middle of Disney Town, near the Wishing Star Lake. You can play with Mickey and Minnie here!
Until February, 28th
13:00 – 20:00 (Mon to Thurs)
13:00 – 21:30 (Fri to Sun)
70 yuan for 90 minutes on weekdays, 90 yuan for 90 minutes on weekends and holidays
Pearl Tower Ice Rink
It’s the largest ice carnival in the city, occupying an area of 600 square meters, with capacity of hundreds of skaters all together. Located at the foot of one of Shanghai’s most famous landmarks, the Oriental Pearl Tower, you can enjoy the best of the city’s iconic view.
City Plaza, Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower
80 yuan for 60 minutes on weekdays
100 yuan on weekends and holidays
till December 24th
Sky Skating in Joy City
The most fantastic thing about this skating rink is… it’s pink! 30 pink Christmas trees surround the skating rink. Every night from 17:00 to 21:30, a magic dolphin will be projected on the ground.
Joy City on North Xizang road, Jing’an District
Weekdays day from 10am to 6pm, 60 yuan for 30 minutes, 100 yuan for 30 minutes from 6pm to 10pm
Weekends and holidays: 100 yuan for 30 minutes the whole day from 10am to 10pm
Till December 24th
Aegean Palace Ice Rink
It’s the first indoor ice-themed park. With an average thickness of 30cm, and perennial -10 degrees, you feel as if you’re in the north.
Aegean Place on Wuzhong Road
10am to 10pm every day
It’s a famous indoor complex entrainment park. After its success in Thailand, Vietnam and Japan, it finally comes to China. With its unique black technology, you can play inside without wearing thick clothes.
Wenshui Road in Jing’an district
Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:30 to 21:00