Ice skating improves mental endurance, reduces stress, and enhances one’s fitness level. If you would like to glide across the ice near Catalyst Apartments, here are some great rinks close to the apartment community.
Located at Maggie Daley Park, the outdoor Skating Ribbon provides hours of fun along with gorgeous views of Chicago’s skyline. According to its website, skaters can experience “alpine in the city” as they follow a path that’s twice the length of a lap around a traditional skating rink. Both hockey and figure skates are available for rental, and the rink is open from late November through March.
McFetridge Sports Center
The McFetridge Sports Center opened its doors in the 1970s and it’s full of activity eighteen hours a day, seven days a week. It was the first of its type in the Chicago Park District, and it offers year round skating and hockey fun. Adults can enjoy skating lessons and men can also play in a recreational hockey league that runs October through March.
Morgan Park Sports Center
At the Morgan Park Sports Center, you will find a state-of-the-art NHL size ice arena. In a fun environment, skaters of all ages can enjoy open sessions on the weekends, while adults can also spend time on the ice during the week (except for Wednesday) from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. If you’re interested in learning to skate, the center offers classes for adults that promote physical fitness and improve balance & coordination.
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