Did you know that the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Baxter Arena has open skating on the weekend?
The rink, located at 2425 S. 67th St., opens its doors to skaters of all levels from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays, unless otherwise noted on the arena’s event calendar.
Other area ice skating rinks to check out, include:
University of Nebraska Medical Center’s ice skating rink
42nd and Emile Streets
The outdoor rink will be open until Jan. 31 but will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Admission is $7 and includes skate rental. unmc.edu/cfhl/promotions/skating.html
Motto McLean Ice Arena
5015 S. 45th St.; 402-444-4955
Indoor ice rink: Has bleacher seating for 600 and offers public skating, drop-in hockey, skating lessons and figure-skating school. Skate rental, concessions. Open year-round.
Moylan IcePlex at Tranquility Park
12550 West Maple Road; 402-431-0335
Indoor Olympic and NHL-sized ice rinks. Public skating, private rental, birthday parties, freestyle skating and drop-in hockey. Lessons and skate rental available. Open year-round. www.moylaniceplex.com
Ralston Community Ice Rink
7300 Q St.; 402-934-6291
Indoor ice rink: Public skating, drop-in hockey and lessons. Open at select times. www.ralstonarena.com