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Ice skating guide for Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania including links to local ice skating rinks, skating tips, figure skating clubs, ice skating shows and even information on how skating rinks are made and how they keep the ice clean and smooth.

The Rink at PPG Place - Ice Skating in Downtown Pittsburgh
Get hours, directions and information on skate rentals and event planning for the Rink at PPG Place outdoor ice skating rink in downtown Pittsburgh.

Blade Runners
A family fun center for ice skating and hockey with three Pittsburgh area locations.

Duquesne Gardens
An important part of Pittsburgh history, Duquesne Gardens is the place that thousands of Pittsburghers learned to ice skate before its demolition in 1956.

How Ice Rinks Work
Freezing a rink correctly takes no less than a dozen stages according to the 'How Stuff Works' Web site.

Neville Island Ice Arena - The Island Sports Center
The RMU Island Sports Center at Neville Island offers ice hockey and figure skating programs, birthday parties, recreational ice skating, and skate rentals.

North Park Skating Rink
Operated by the county of Allegheny, the North Park ice skating rink is open November 1 - March 12 (weather permitting).

Penn State Figure Skating Training Camp
Designed for students entering grades three through twelve, this intensive training program is structured for low-test through advanced-level skaters. Participants should have a minimum skill proficiency of USFSA pre-preliminary or ISI freestyle level one.

Pittsburgh Figure Skating Club
Organized in 1923, the Pittsburgh Figure Skating Club is one of the oldest clubs in the United States.

The Rink at PPG Place
This 104 ft square, diamond-shaped ice rink in the center of PPG Plaza in downtown Pittsburgh is larger than the famous Rockefeller Center rink in NYC! Offers daily skating and skate rentals from December through March.

Skating Club of Mount Lebanon
If you love to spend your time on the ice you may want to investigate this local figure skating club.

Schenley Skating Rink
The Schenley Park Skating Rink, operated by the City of Pittsburgh, has roller hockey from May 1st through Labor Day and ice skating in the winter.

South Park Skating Rink
Operated by the county of Allegheny, the South Park ice skating rink is open November 1 - March 12 (weather permitting).

For people who are fascinated by those machines they use to clean the ice.

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