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Ultimate Guide to Ice Skating in Warsaw

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Ice Skating in Warsaw

Ice Skating in Warsaw is a tradition when winter finally arrives. When it comes to ice skating in Warsaw you can find venues open only in the winter season or all year round. You will be also surprised to learn that you can even skate 24 hours a day in some places! Here is your Warsaw Local ultimate guide to ice skating in Warsaw.

If you don’t know your own skates don’t worry. All of the places on our list have skate rental (some for free and some at a rental price). If you do own your own skates then a lot of them are free!

This article was last updated: 01/01/2018

1. Bemowo Ice Skating

Bemowo is a great indoor venue with roof so you can skate in any weather. One of our favorite things about this rink is that the skate rental is completely free and the cost of entering the ice is completely free too! You can’t argue with that!

It is not as central as some other skating rinks, however it is easily accessible via public transport. From the Palace of Culture and Science it takes about 35 minutes.

This rink is large enough to allow between 40-60 people at a time, but as it is free expect it to get very busy at peak times such a Friday and Saturday.

Address: ul. Obrońców Tobruku 40 (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: Free of charge
Skates rental: Free of charge
Opening hours: 9:00-14:30 & 16:00-21:30

Opened until 15.03.2018

2. Mokotów

When it comes to ice skating in Warsaw you’ll find that large ones are outside. This is true of the ice skating rink in Moktow too. At this rink you will need to rent skates at the cost of 5zl/60mins. If you already have your own skates then you’ll not need to pay for rental, but you will need to pay to enter the ice. The cost of entrance is 11zl for a total of 120 mins. You can leave the ice for a break and re-enter any time within this time frame.

As this is an outdoor venue its opening time is impacted by the weather. Normally it will open in November and closes when the temperature is no longer suitable which is usually around 15th march.

Address: ul. Inspektowa 1 (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: 120 mins – 11zł
Skates rental: 5zł/60mins
Opening hours:
weekdays: 19:00-21:00
weekends: 12:00-14:00, 15:00-17:00. 18:00-20:00

3. Torwar

ice skating in Warsaw becomes more limited after February, however at this venue in Torwar you can skate until the end of April. The official date can change, but as this is an indoor rink they can maintain the temperature better than the outdoor rinks.

The skate rental and entrance to the ice do come at a cost, but again if you have your own skates you can save on the rental.

This rink is still quite central and easy to access via public transport.

Address: ul. Łazienkowska 6 (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: 90 mins – 13zł
Skates rental: 8zł
Opening hours:
-Tuesday and thursday: 20:00-21:30
-weekends: 18:30-20:00

4. Ochota

If you are a hardcore skate that wants to go for hours then this is the rink for you! This rink in Ochota in an indoor venue that will allow you an ultimate amount of time on the ice for 8zl. If you have your own skates then it won’t cost you anything else.

This location is also easily accessible via public transport.

Address: ul. Rokosowska 10 (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: 8zł unlimited time
Skates rental: 8zł/60mins
Opening hours:
-weekdays: 8:00-15:45 and 16:30-19:30
-weekends: 10:00-21:00

5. Praga-Południe

Who doesn’t love something for free? At this location if you have your own skates you can enjoy all the benefits of indoor skating for free! If don’t have have your own skates don’t worry you can still enjoy all the fun of ice skating in Warsaw. This rink offers skate rental and after the first hour it becomes cheaper.

This rink is closed on weekend mornings, opening only in the afternoon from 16:00 until later in the night and closing at 22:00. On the weekends they have two different sessions. One for the early birds opening at 09:00 and another session starting at 16:00.

Address: al. Stanów Zjednoczonych 24
Cost: Free of charge
Skates rental: 6zł/first hour, every next hour 4zł/hour
Opening hours:
-weekdays: 16:00 – 20:00
-weekends: 9:00-15:00, 16:00-20:00

Venue with roof.

6.  National Stadium

Even though this is one of the most expensive ice skating rinks on our list, it is also one of our favorites. Every year the national stadium were the biggest concerts and the biggest football matches are played is turned in to a winter wonder land. Not only is ice skating in this venue you will find as well a slope to go down on a big air pillow, caffe nero, curling, Tyrolean and small stands serving hot wine and some snacks.

It is a real experience to stand in the center of this giant stadium and see the wonder of engineering.

Address: al. Józefa Poniatowskiego 1

Cost:

Ice rink A on weekends 14zł and on weekdays 13zł per 75mins

Ice rink B on weekends 16zł and on weekdays 15zł per 75mins

Skates rental: 10zł

7. Palace of Culture and Science

You can’t get any more central than the Palace of Culture and Science. In the heart of the city over the Christmas period you’ll find a free ice skating rink. Entrance to the ice is free, however if you don’t have your own skates don’t worry. You can also rent a set at a fee.

As with most ice skating in Warsaw that is outdoors it is only available for a limited amount of time. This ice skating rink is normally removed 28th February.

The biggest benefit of this rink is the location, so if you’re new to the city this is the one we recommend to you.

Address: Plac Defilad 1
Cost: Free of charge
Skates rental: 10zł/hour
Opening hours: 10:00-21:00

8. Warsaw Old town Square

This ice rink is ran and maintained by the local council that also created the rink at the Palace of culture and Science, so again the entry is completely free and skate rental is 10zl per hour.

This is another one of the outdoor Ice Skating Warsaw opportunities that is outdoors. It can be found the center of the Warsaw Old town and over the Christmas holidays you’ll also find a Warsaw Christmas market there too. A must see if you’re in the city at the holiday season.

Address: Rynek Starego Miasta (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: Free of charge
Skates rental: 10zł/hour
Opening hours: 10:00-21:00

9. Targówek

This rink is located in the Targówek sports center. Sadly this rink is not free like some of the above the quality of the ice is much better as it is an indoor venue they can control the temperature better,

They have an entry cost to the ice and if you don’t have your own skates then you can also rent them for a fee per hour.  

Address: ul. Łabiszyńska 20 (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: 8zł/1 hour
Skates rental: 6zł/1 hour
Opening hours: 9:00-21:00

10. Ursus

When it comes to ice skating in Warsaw not all the rinks are dedicated ice skating businesses. Taking for example this rink in the Ursus area of Warsaw, it is inside a school and it is completely free and skate rental is free too!

Urusus is much further away from the city than some of the other ice rinks we have covered so far, but if you live closer to this area than the city this is the perfect rink for you. It is easily accessible via public transport. From the Palace of Culture and Science it would take about 50 minutes.

Address: ul. Keniga 20
Cost: Free of charge.
Skates rental: Free of charge.
Opening hours: 8:00-21:00

11. Ursus

The residents of Ursus must love Ice Skating in Warsaw because they have another free ice rink near the last one which again is an outdoor venue inside a school.

The entrance to the ice to completely free and so in the skate rental. Don’t forget that you’ll need to take some I.D with you such as a passport or driving licence as a deposit when taking the free skates.

Address:  ul. Sosnkowskiego 10 (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: Free of charge.
Skates rental: Free of charge.
Opening hours: 8:00-21:00

12. Wawer

This rink is quite far from the center of Warsaw, however is you live in the Wawer, Sadul or Goclaw area of Warsaw then this is perfect for you!

It is an outdoor venue with a roof. Due to it being an outdoor venue it is weather permitting. It normally closes for the season early March time.

Entrance to the ice is paid and skate rental is also paid. You can enter with your own skates saving you on the skate rental.

Address: ul. V Poprzeczna 22 (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: 8zł/90min
Skates rental: 7zł/90min
Opening hours: 9:00-21:00

13. Wesoła

Another FREE ICE SKATING RINK. This rink located in Welsola is free to enter and free to use their skates that are provided.

It is open from 16:00, so it is not possible to get in any early morning skating unless you go on the weekends when they open at 10:00.

This is an outdoor rink with a roof to protect from the rain.

Address: ul. Armii Krajowej 72
Cost: Free of charge.
Skates rental: Free of charge.
Opening hours:
-weekdays: 16:00-21:00
-weekends: 10:00-22:00

14. Wilanów

This rink can be found in the Wilanów Sport center. It is an outdoor venue but as a roof covering the ice from rain.

This rink is completely free to enter. If you have your own skates you can skate from opening until closing for free! If you don’t have your own skates you can join in on the fun too! This rink offers free skate rental too. This is what we love about Ice skating in Warsaw, everyone can join in.

Address: ul. Gubinowska 28/30 (Open with Google Maps)
Cost: 7zł/90min
Skates rental: 6zł
Opening hours:
-weekdays: 16:00-21:30
-weekends: 12:00-21:30

15. Wola

This is another rink located inside a sports center. This rink is located in ‘Moczydło” which can be found on the Wola District of Warsaw, which is pretty close to the center and easy to access via pubic transport.

This is a paid rink and the skate rental is paid as well. The venue is covered with a roof and semi open on the sides, so don’t forget your hat and gloves.

Address: ul. Górczewska 69/73 (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: 10zł
Skates rental: 6zł/60min
Opening hours: 9:00-21:00

16. Wola

The Wola district of Warsaw is a popular location for ice skating in Warsaw. With a total of three different rinks available this location is the only free of them. Entrance to the ice is free and skate rental is free too! You will need to leave a deposit of 50zl (this is about 10-12 euros). You get a full refund when returning the skates. They do not accept deposits by bank card so be sure to take some extra cash with you.

This is an outdoor venue, so expect it to close around late February or early March.

Address: al. Solidarności 90 (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: Free of charge.
Skates rental: Free of charge. (50zł deposit to rent)
Opening hours: 10:00-20:00

17. Wola Park shopping mall

Another Ice Skating rink in Wola is next to the Wola Park shopping mall. It is not free like the the last rink, but it is cheap. If you have your own skates it is only 5zl per hour and if you don’t have your own skates then it will be an extra 5zl per hour. 10zl equals about two or three euros an euro which makes Ice skating in Warsaw some of the cheapest in Europe.

This rink is perfect if you have children and want to do some quick January shopping, as the Wola Park mall is huge and has a lot to offer.

Address: ul. Górczewska 124 (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: 5zł/1 hour
Skates rental: 5zł
Opening hours:
-weekdays: 12:00-21:00
-weekends: 10:00 – 21:00

18. Europejski square

if you are yet to discover the beautiful Warsaw Spire then we highly recommend this rink as you get to discover one of the newest sky scrappers to grace the Warsaw sky line and you also get to enjoy some of the best ice skating in Warsaw.

Plac Europejski 1 is a newly developed area in the center of Warsaw were you can find some high-end restaurants and some of the biggest names in the business world. 

The ice skating here is completely free if you have your own skates. If you don’t have your own skates then there is a rental fee of 10zl per hour.

This is an outdoor venue, so expect it to close near the end of the winter season.  

Address: Plac Europejski 1 (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: Free of charge.
Skates rental: 10zł
Opening hours:
-weekdays: 16:00-22:00
-weekends: 10:00-22:00

19. Żoliborz

The rink is north of the city and is a location that is completely indoors. One benefit of this location is they open early from 09:00. Most other rinks open later in the afternoon.

There is an entry fee to the ice and also a rental fee if you don’t own your own skates.

Address: ul. Potockiej 1 (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: 8,50zł
Skates rental: 5zł
Opening hours: 9:00 – 21:00

20. Białołęka

If you want to enjoy the great outdoors while ice skating in Warsaw then check out this rink located at the Białołęka Sport center.

This is a large rink that can host many skaters at once. The entrance to the ice is not free and you’ll pay 7zl if you own your own skates. They also offer skate rental if needed.

Address: ul. Strumykowa 21 (Open In Google Maps)
Cost: 7zł
Skates rental: 6zł
Opening hours:
-weekdays: 15:30-21:00
-weekends: 11:00-21:00

21. Ursynów

The last rink on our list of places you can enjoy some ice skating in Warsaw has something different than any other rink in Warsaw. It is open 24 hours a day! If you ever wanted to go ice skating at 03:00 then this location solves that problem!

It is more expensive than the others on our list at 15zl to enter the ice with your own skates and there is an extra fee of 10zl if you don’t own your own skates, but at 3am you don’t have many other options to be ice skating in Warsaw.

Address: Aleja Komisji Edukacji Narodowej 60 (Open in Google Maps)
Cost: 15zł
Skates rental: 10zł
Opening hours: 24h/7days a week

Venue with roof.

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