Where: The Rink at Wade Oval in University Circle, Cleveland; 216.707.5033
Why: Skating outdoors on fresh ice amidst the captivating architecture and natural beauty found at University Circle is a treat. Open through March 6. Call for hours and prices.
Where: Lock 3, 200 South Main Street, Akron; 330.375.2877
Why: It’s Ohio’s biggest seasonal skating venue, plus skating downtown is a blast.
Where: Kent State Ice Arena, 650 Loop Road, Kent; 330.672.7465
Why: If you like doing your skating in the great indoors, check out the Kent State University ice arena. You may be lucky enough to see a Zamboni in action on one of the complex’s two large (200 x 85 feet and 150 x 80 feet) rinks. Plus the pro shop has some pretty cool stuff, too.