Flurry of Fun

. January 22, 2015.
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Take advantage of the colder temperatures by visiting indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks with your children to keep boredom at bay.

Sylvania Tam-O-Shanter

7060 W. Sylvania Ave., Sylvania

419-885-1167, www.playsylvania.com

Daily Open Skating: 7 days/week, $5/adult resident, $6/adult non-resident, $2/seniors 60+, free/children under 3, $4/rental skates

Ottawa Park Ice Rink

2200 W. Bancroft St., Toledo

419-936-2997, www.ottawapark.org

Hours vary, $4/general admission, free/children under 3, $2/rental skates

Team Toledo Ice House

1258 W. Alexis Rd., Toledo

419-476-4690, www.teamtoledoicehouse.com

Hours vary, $5/skater, 3/rental skates

Forest View Lanes

2345 W. Dean Rd., Temperance

734-847-4915, www.forestviewlanes.com

A new winter outdoor activities center for adults and children with a snack bar and cozy fire pits has opened in southeast Michigan and northwest Ohio with ice skating through early March, weather permitting. 10am-2:30am. $5/General admission. $4/Skate rentals available.

Bowling Green State University Ice Rink

417 N. Mercer Rd., Bowling Green

419-372-2264, www.bgsu.edu/ice-arena.html

Friday & Saturday from 7-8:50pm, Saturday & Sunday from 3:30-5:20pm, $5/general admission, $3/BGSU student/faculty/staff, $3/group rate, $3/pre-school (4 and under), $3/rental skates

 

POND SKATING: BRING YOUR OWN SKATES

 

Silver Lake Area at Side Cut Metropark

480 W. Dussel Dr., Maumee

419-407-9700, www.metroparkstoledo.com

Hours vary depending on whether lake freezes, will stay open until 9pm weeknights when conditions are right for skating.

Pearson Metroparks

761 Lallendorf Rd., Oregon

419-360-9178, www.metroparkstoledo.com

Hours vary depending on whether lake freezes, will stay open until 9pm weeknights when conditions are right for skating.

Mallard Lake at Oak Openings Preserve

4139 Girdham Rd., Swanton

419-407-9710, www.metroparkstoledo.com

Hours vary depending on whether lake freezes, will stay open until dark when conditions are right for skating.

Lake Olander Ice

6930 W. Sylvania Ave., Sylvania

419-882-8313, www.olanderpark.com/pages/OlanderPark

TOPS opens Lake Olander for ice skating use and when it achieves a consistent eight inches of clear blue ice. Reg flags fly at various locations until it is safe to skate, at which point they will be replaced with green flags.