The Spirit of Christmas - Ice Rink Hire!

The Spirit of Christmas – Ice Rink Hire!

The festive season is fast approaching us, and this means that we are starting to look at options for end of year parties and family get-togethers around Christmas. Ice rink hire is a great option to look at when considering how you want to celebrate a great year. Whether you are looking for entertaining family fun or an office team-building experience, nothing quite says Christmas like popping on a pair of skates and zipping around the ice! If you are...
The Mysterious History of the Mesmerising Sport of Curling

The Mysterious History of the Mesmerising Sport of Curling

There’s something about a boy, a pebble and a body of water that makes him need to see how many times he can get it to skip across the water before it disappears into the murky depths. The world record is 51 skips, in case, like us, you were wondering. So, the next question is, who was first to weigh a smooth stone in his hand and send it skidding across the icy surface of a frozen pond? That...
Purchase a Home Ice Rink, Because Sporting Careers Start at Home

Purchase a Home Ice Rink, Because Sporting Careers Start at Home

It’s been said that ice hockey is figure skating in a war zone, and we tend to agree. We also believe that this is just one of many reasons to have a home ice rink if your young ones are considering a career in either ice hockey or figure skating. As with any sporting career, the secret is to practice, and then practice some more. A home ice rink allows exactly this, but how practical is it really? A Home Ice...
The “Coolest” Corporate Event Ideas Start Here

The “Coolest” Corporate Event Ideas Start Here

Have you been tasked with finding unique and creative corporate event ideas? Is your year-end office function looming and you are looking for something interesting and not just an open bar and an overexcited DJ? We’d like to help, perhaps offer some insights into what corporate event ideas will result in a successful and memorable day for all concerned. Choosing a Type of Corporate Event If you’ve been trawling through the internet looking at different corporate event ideas, then you must know...
Why Consider Curling The Facts Behind The Fun.

Why Consider Curling? The Facts Behind The Fun.

When it comes to slightly bizarre sports, curling is right up there with the best of them. As popular as it is – being a well-supported Olympic sport – it’s not the best understood of activities. Where did curling come from, and why is it so popular? Where Did Curling Come From? As one of the worlds’ oldest team sports, curling hails from 16th century Scotland. The icy weather enjoyed by our northern friends allowed for a range of winter games to...
Buying a Synthetic Ice Rink For Your Garden Isn’t As Crazy As It Sounds 1

Buying a Synthetic Ice Rink For Your Garden Isn’t As Crazy As It Sounds

If your children are keen ice skaters and have been pestering you to take them to the ice rink, we have an interesting proposal for you: buy your own synthetic ice rink for your back garden. Before you dismiss this (frankly, genius) idea, take a moment to explore with us the facts around this somewhat unusual – but incredibly useful – addition to your home. As we know, ice skating outdoors is dependent on our highly fickle weather, and winter is...
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Why Choose a Synthetic Ice Rink Over a Natural Ice Rink?

From ice hockey to bumper cars, musical productions to a good old birthday party, synthetic ice rinks are fast becoming the product of choice. What makes synthetic ice rinks so popular, and how do they measure up against their real ice counterparts? What is a Synthetic Ice Rink? A synthetic ice rink (also called an artificial or plastic ice rink) is created from solid interlocking blocks made from various polymers which create a smooth and even surface for use by conventional...
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Ice Rink Hire For Schools: Here’s Where The Fun Starts

Step aside, dance classes. Off with you, rugby. There’s a new activity sliding into town which comes with an avalanche of hidden benefits and a flurry of fun; yes, we’re talking about ice skating. If you’re searching for more information on ice rink hire for your school, then we have all the answers for you right here. Can I Hire an Ice Rink For My School? The short answer is, “Yes!” You’re probably wondering: How much space do I need? What are...
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Ice Rink Hire Across The UK – Let Us Bring The Fun to You

Did you know that, thanks to the growing popularity of ice rink hire, we don’t have to wait on our fickle and unpredictable weather to enjoy the delight of ice skating? Hiring an ice rink is a brilliant way to raise funds, create an unforgettable kiddies party, or simply have a good laugh at our fellow work mates during a team building event. Why Hire an Ice Rink? The question should probably be, “Why not hire an ice rink?” Ice rink hire...
Ice Skating Safety 101 - The Basics

Ice Skating Safety 101 | The Basics

Whether it’s your first time on the rink or you’re a seasoned pro, skating safely should always be a priority, not only to protect you but everyone else around you too. We’ve got some great tips to help you stay safe and still have great fun! Getting the Right Fit   The best place to start is to get skates that fit properly; they need to have a snug fit like a ski boot, not loose like a pair of trainers. If...