Ice skating season, 2013: where to in Bucharest?

Bucharest has quite a few options for those who love skating. With only a few skating rinks open all year round, now’s the season where options seem to abound.

Here’s a list of skating rinks in Bucharest. If we missed one or if you’re extremely happy (or unhappy ) with one of the rinks below, please comment in the form below the article, so we can update this list.

Skating rinks in the park:

NEW! IOR Park free access, RON 10 to rent ice skates MAP 

Cismigiu park – RON 10 to rent the ice skates. Open until 9PM. For details call +40740.387.542. MAP 

Drumul Taberei RON 10 to enter and spend the whole day skating. Open until 10.30PM. MAP 

Herastrau Park– RON 10 to enter during the week, RON 15 during weekends; price for two hours (an interval). Same prices to rent ice skates. Open until 9PM. MAP 

Tineretului Park MAP 

Bazilescu Park MAP 

Plumbuita Park MAP 

Outdoor skating rinks within shopping malls

NEW! Promenada – ice skating rink on the terrace at the second floor. RON 20 to enter and skate for two hours. Open until 10 PM during the week, and until midnight from Friday to Sunday. MAP 

NEW! Unirea Shopping Center – last floor, rooftop. Open scheduled for Friday, December 20. MAP 

Indoor skating rinks

AFI Palace Cotroceni – open year round. RON 13 to RON 18 to enter, RON 11 to rent ice skates. Open until midnight Sunday to Thursday, until 1AM on Friday and Saturday. MAP 

Liberty Center – RON 13 during the week, and RON 16 during weekends. Open until 10PM during the week, and midnight during weekends. MAP 

Floreasca – RON 15 to enter, RON 10 to rent ice skates. MAP 

The Mihai Flamaropol ice skating rink (near the main stadium) was closed down in April 2013, so it is not functional.