Our local malls are filled with more than just shops and restaurants. Head over to these ice skating rinks in Hong Kong and show off your moves!
From karaoke bars and climbing gyms to water sports, Hong Kong offers a wide range of interactive fun both indoors and outdoors. So, it’s no surprise you can find different types of rinks, too, for you to test your ice skating moves and stunts. Now that we’ve found the sweetest locations in the city, looks like it’s time to go ice skating in Hong Kong.
Where to go ice skating in Hong Kong
1. Festival Walk Glacier
Situated directly next to the cinema, The Glacier is a popular spot for many students who study in the area, as well as young aspiring figure skaters. Its Skating School has various programmes, including the Recreational Programme, the Champion Programme (meant for more serious skaters who wish to take part in the Winter Olympics), and more.
In search of more things to do in the neighbourhood? Check out our handy guide to Kowloon Tong.
Festival Walk Glacier, Shop 21, Level UG, Festival Walk, 80 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, p. 2844 3588
2. Mega Ice
One of the largest ice skating rinks in Hong Kong, Mega Ice is of the internationally regulated size, making it the perfect location for international sporting events and competitions. Find regular hockey teams and figure skaters practising and competing here, or try out the ice for yourself.
Mega Ice, Unit 1, Level 10, MegaBox, 38 Wang Chiu Road, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2709 4023
3. Sky Rink
This small ice skating rink is located on the second highest floor of the Dragon Centre in Sham Shui Po. Located immediately beside the food court, Sky Rink is ideal for a quick skating session before or after grabbing a bite. This rink is popular among many teen visitors who also enjoy the arcade on the above floor. Local ice hockey teams also have regular training sessions here.
Find more fun things to do at Dragon Centre.
Sky Rink, 8/F, Dragon Centre, 37K Yen Chow Street, Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, p. 2307 9365
4. Cityplaza Ice Palace
Revamped in 2020, Cityplaza Ice Palace accommodates skaters of all levels with their extensive programme. It also features a range of new amenities and technologies, including upgraded audio and lighting equipment, improved accessibility, self-service machines, digitalised lockers, and more. There’s even a stretching and activity room for you to do your warm-ups. Moreover, Ice Palace now creates Fast Ice using an environmentally friendly refrigerant.
Cityplaza Ice Palace, L1, Cityplaza, 18 Tai Koo Shing Road, Tai Koo, Hong Kong, p. 2844 8688
5. DB Ice Rink
Opened in May 2021, DB Ice Rink is one of the newest ice skating rinks in Hong Kong. Along with Mega Ice, this rink is one of the few international-sized ice rinks in the 852. With a professional coaching team, this rink is home to DB Ice Skating School where you can learn figure skating, ice hockey, as well as other ice sports and activities. Expect international competitions, world-class tournaments, and specialised training here!
DB Ice Rink, G/F, Block C, DB Plaza, Discovery Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2234 0187
6. The Rink
The Rink was the first ice skating rink in Hong Kong to embrace concepts of an eco-friendly rink, with no cement used and employing an electric-powered Zamboni. The rink uses a pay-as-you-skate system with the Octopus card, making it super convenient. Whether it’s ice hockey, figure skating, or just some fun with your friends, The Rink has you covered.
The Rink, G001, G/F, Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 2196 8016
7. Lohas Rink
As Hong Kong’s largest international-standard ice arena, the Lohas Rink is the first in Hong Kong to utilise a natural, non-toxic CO2 refrigeration system that minimises negative impacts on the climate and ozone layer. The facility recovers waste heat to provide environmentally friendly snow melting, arena heating, and hot water production. The wide range of amenities and professional training programmes make this rink a frequent host to major figure skating, hockey, and curling events, and is a venue that commits to nurturing local athletes and aspiring talents.
Lohas Rink, 206-210, L2, The Lohas, 1 Lohas Park Road, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong, p. 2622 8400
[This article was originally published in January 2019 and updated in 2023 by Catherine Pun.]