Teenagers love hanging out with their friends and they choose places to go to like the mall, a trampoline park, or roller skating. Have you ever thought of ice skating? AZ Ice, previously called Polar Ice, has exactly what you’re looking for. This unique ice skating rink has two rinks, one for ice hockey and the other for visitors and practicing ice skating for figure skaters.
The hockey rink and the skaters’ rink are on separate sides of the building. The hockey rink has arcade games including: table hockey, racing games, claw machines, and Pac-Man. They also have vending machines that have water, various types of sodas and snacks . Hungry and the vending machine doesn’t have what you want? Although they have vending machines, they also have a huge cafe with all types of foods. For example, they have hamburgers, hot dogs, brownies, ice cream, fountain drinks, fresh lemonade, M&M’s and much, much more that is all under $10.00. Cheap right?
Now onto the skaters rink. There are two vending machines by the doors to the bathroom that have waters and sodas, and the other with snacks including chips and cookies. There are also games including: a claw game and pin-ball. They also are putting in a little secret by the entrance of the rink so make sure to check it out! The ice skating rink is huge! More than 50 people are allowed in.
AZ Ice has two locations; AZ Ice Gilbert which is located on 2305 East Knox Road Gilbert, Arizona and AZ Ice Peoria which is on 15829 North 83rd Avenue Peoria, Arizona. They have different times per day that all last two hours a day.
- Monday through Thursday’s times are 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. and later on in the day is 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
- On Fridays, the times are 9:45 to 11:45 a.m., 2:00 to 5:00, and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
- On the weekends they are open for “open skate” from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
AZ Ice’s payment is $12.00 on Friday’s and $13.00 on any other day. In the end, AZ Ice is one of a kind ice skating rink, and is an amazing place to go to hangout with your friends so go check it out to have an amazing time. I guarantee you will have a fantastic time!
By Kaylee Love