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“Close really early”

South Lake Tahoe Ice Arena
Reviewed April 10, 2013

It was fun, but they closed early and we didn't get to skate very much. It was not worth it for the $80 it costs to get up their with the lift. I woudl advise you to get there early in the day so that your money is worth it. We ended up hanging out at the bar instead even though our whole trip was revolved around the ice skating. 8-(

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

It is very cold in there. The ice is kept in good condition. Lack of authority/supervision is nowhere to be found. Like some have said here, it is free for all skating. I witnessed an adult skater get tripped up and hurt from a child who had no business being out on the ice.

The other disappointing factor here is they have no specific section roped off or coned off for little kids. My daughter is seven and that was the first time she ever ice skated. I had to take her out in the open area to teach her how to balance and skate. They DO NOT have trainers for kids/beginners. That is a must at all ice rinks. They did have four or five BUCKETS stacked upside down to use as a training but that is not safe at all.

The price was reasonable. The snackbar wasn't opened at the time of visit. Parking is free in the area which is shared with a indoor pool and park.

I wouldn't recommend this place for beginners or young kids.

2  Thank Nautious1
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

Nice rink, reasonable price. Kids able to skate for 2 hours. Walking distance from the hotel and ski lifts. Ample area for parents to watch kids skate.

1  Thank coharris1
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Reviewed December 18, 2012

ice arena is very cold, but i guess its supposed to be. be sure to dress in layers, but its a nice place.

1  Thank mo66_12
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

My daughter loves to go there to ice skate. The only thing I did not like was that no one seemed to be supervising the skaters. Some people were going the wrong way, but no one stopped them.

1  Thank Christopher O
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