If you visit Warsaw in the winter definitely you should try ice-skate. You can find wide range of ice rinks – unpaid or paid, outdoors and indoors, with extra attractions. Our guides picked for you top three places:  in the Old Town Market Square, in front of the communist Palace of Culture and Science, in the National Stadium. Below you will find detailed information about each of them – prices, opening hours and information about extra attractions.

Ice rink in the Warsaw Old Town Market Square

In the middle of the Old Town in the Market Square you can ice-skate around the mermaid statue. If you feel hungry you may enjoy food and hot drinks from nearby huts.

Opening Hours: 10:00 – 21:00 every day till 28.02.2018

Technical breaks: 12:00 – 13:00; 15:00 – 16:00;18:00 – 19:00

Ticket price: Free

Cost of additional services: renting ice skate: first hour 10 zlotych, then for every half an hour 5 zlotych, shoes locker – 10 zlotych ( it is a cash security for the key, money will back to you)

Extra information: You can pay only by cash

Ice rink in the Old Town Square

Photo: Warsaw Tourism Organization

Ice rink in front of the Palace of Culture and Science

Would you like to ice skating in the heart of the city? If yes you should visit this ice rink. It is placed in the shadow of the communist 'skyscraper’.

Opening Hours: 10:00 – 21:00 every day till 28.02.2018

Technical breaks: 13.00 – 14.00 and 17.00 – 18.00

Ticket price: Free

Cost of additional services: renting ice skates: first hour 10 zlotych, then for every half an hour 5 zlotych

Extra information: You can pay only by cash

Ice rink in front of the Palace of Culture and Science

Photo: Warsaw Tourism Organization

Ice rink in the National Stadium Warsaw – Winter National

It is the largest indoor ice skating complex in Poland. Winter National (Zimowy Narodowy) has prepared a lot of attractions for guests. There are:

–         2 ice rinks: the classic oval rink A and the double rink B,

–         the ice hill (11-meters tall) for sliding down in dinghies,

–         bumper cars,

–         the professional curling sheet.

Party on the Ice Rink? Why not, you can join ice disco on Friday (at 21:15) and Saturday (at 20:30) on rink A. Tickets for ice rinks, curling sheet are sold for 75-minute slots. If you need a break in winter attractions you can relax and pick something for eating, drinking in the food corner.

Opening Hours:

Rink A – 75-minute slot starts Monday – Thursday at 16:00, 17:45, 19:30, 21:15, on Friday at 16:00, 17:45, 19:30, 21:15, 23:00, Saturday and Sunday at 10:00, 11:45, 13:30, 15:15, 17:00, 18:45, 20:30, 22:15

Rink B – 75-minute slot starts Monday – Thursday at 15:30, 17:15, 19:00, 20:45, on Friday 15:30, 17:15, 19:00, 20:45, 22:30, Saturday and Sunday at 9:30, 11:15, 13:00, 14:45, 16:30, 18:15, 20:00, 21:45

Curling sheet – 75-minute slot starts from Monday till Friday at 17:15, 18:45, 20:15, on

Saturday and Sunday at 11:00, 12:30, 14:00, 15:30, 17:00, 18:30, 20:00

Ice hill and Bumper Cars Monday – Thursday from 15:00 till 23:00, Friday from 15:00 till 00:45, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 till 00:00

Ticket price:

Rink A –  Monday – Friday 13 zlotych,  Saturday and Sunday 14 zlotych, child up to the age of 4 free of charge

Rink B –  Monday – Friday 15 zlotych,  Saturday and Sunday 16 zlotych, child up to the age of 4 free of charge

Curling – 25 zlotych (everyday)

Ice hill – 1 ride – 5 zlotych , 2 rides – 10 zlotych, 3 rides – 13 zlotych, 10 rides – 42 zlotych (everyday)

Bumper car – 5-minute ride 10 zlotych, Family (2 persons) 15 zlotych

You can also buy open ticket that allows to use rink A (for one slot), rink B (for one slot), 3-rides in Ice Hill, one use of bumper car. It costs 29 zlotych (everyday)

Cost of additional services: rent ice skates – 10 zlotych

Extra information: We recommend you buy ticket via Internet, use this link: https://bilety.zimowynarodowy.pl/ . Firstly for tickets purchased at the Winter National box office a price will be higher for 1 zloty than mentioned above, secondly it is popular place, especially during weekends, so better book it in advance. If you need help in making reservation ask for help orange umbrella guides .

Curling sheet

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