PICS: SA's first outdoor ice-rink opens

Cape Town - Cape Town has a cool new way for the kids to beat the summer heat - since SA's first outdoor ice-rink has opened up in Cape Town.

The outdoor synthetic ice rink has been installed at the Rotary Blue Train Park in Mouille Point, allowing kids to glide around even on the most glorious hot summer days. 

The park, which is open to the public or can be hired out as a children’s party venue has undergone substantial refurbishment in the past 15 months.  

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The Rotary Blue Train Park is now being touted as a unique family outdoor play experience, with a portion of the park’s operational proceeds being donated to Rotary. 

The 126 square metre ice rink, which was opened to the public for the first time on 30 December 2015, is said to be environmentally friendly as it does not require electrical power to operate but instead uses Xtraice Pro Panels, similar to entertainment parks like Disneyland.


Children between the ages of three and 12 may rent bright blue ice skates and take to the rink for 30 minutes at a cost of R30 or skate for a full hour at a cost of R50.

For more information about the Rotary Blue Train Park, visit www.thebluetrainpark.co.za or contact 084 314 9200.  

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