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Ice Skating at the extraordinary Gardens Ice House, Laurel, MD

What's winter without

Ice Skating

Sunday, Feb. 10 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Dinner afterwards, we'll decide where when we meet at the skating rink.

Join us at the extraordinary Gardens Ice House in Laurel, Md. In addition to public skating, this olympic-size rink hosts hockey leagues, skating camps and clinics, parties, and provides a place for skating performers to rehearse.

Event Host: Nancy P.

Joint event with "A +40 Social Network Mid-Atlantic"

"YES" RSVPs Only. Please do not RSVP "NO" unless changing from a Yes.

Also has an Ice-Breakers Cafe(menu)

Well worth the relatively short drive to Laurel.

Click here for location on Google Maps.


$4.15 Skate Rental

$7.70 Adult

$6.60 Seniors (60 years & over)

$6.60 Students with ID


"...Just like walking, running, and swimming, it offers positive effects for your cardiovascular health . . . and skating is not as hard on your joints, as it is a low-impact exercise. It makes heart muscles healthy, providing significant protection from coronary artery diseases and subsequent heart attacks. It also aids in weight loss, as one gets to burn 250 to 810 calories per hour with recreational ice skating, according to the U.S. Figure Skating Association webpage. Just to illustrate, a 68-kg man skating continuously for an hour burns as much calories as when he is running five miles in an hour"

"Ice skating also improves muscle tone. [Although the quadriceps and hamstrings ... do the most work, many other muscles in the body work in concert with these muscles. The abdominal and back muscles also need to contract and relax in order to maintain an upright posture and balance.

"Mental fitness is also enhanced with ice skating, as it exercises ones mental control during the act. One needs to be very alert and aware during skating. It is a de-stressor and a form of relaxation for many individuals who use it as a means to break free from the stresses of life and work."

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  • A former member
    A former member

    ...some close calls, but no falls!

    February 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    great time skating and dinner with a small group.

    February 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Have to out of town to care for my sister unexpectedly

    February 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    will try, coming back from Alexandria and my have my daughter w me

    February 4, 2013

  • Lucinda D.

    Sorry I'll miss skating...schedule change :(

    February 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Really wanted to go.going to work instead :(

    January 15, 2013

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