Ice skating in India

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Ice skating in India
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Country India
Governing body Ice Skating Association of India
National team India

Ice skating is popular in the north of India in places like Ladakh, Kashmir and Shimla where cold weather occurs and it is possible to skate outdoors. Much of India has a tropical climate, hence in the rest of the country, ice skating is limited to the few artificial rinks available. Many skating lovers from India head to places like Shimla, Kashmir and Ladakh, and also many expatriates from countries where ice skating is popular in order to experience ice skating at some of the highest rinks in the world. An ice skating festival is organised in Shimla every year.

Indoor ice rinks in India[edit]

  • Doon Ice Skating Rink 60m x 30m Olympic size. Seating capacity 3000. Located at Maharana Pratap Sports Complex, Raipur, Dehradun.
  • Small ice rink at Essel World, Mumbai (Near Borivali).
  • Indoor ice skating rink and Cafe called iSKATE located on 6th floor of Ambience Mall, Gurgaon.
  • Small ice rink at Neptune Magnet Mall, Lower Powai, L.B.S. Marg, Bhandup (W), Mumbai.
  • Small ice rink at atria the millennium mall, Dr Annie Besant Rd, Worli, Mumbai.
  • Small ice rink called Sparkys Ice Skating at Lulu international shopping mall, Edappally, Kochi.

Outdoor ice rinks in India[edit]

  • Shimla Ice Skating Rink, Circular Road Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
  • Ice Rink at Gulmarg under Ministry of Tourism, Jammu and Kashmir Government.
  • Ice Rink at Leh, Ladakh.
  • Ice Rink at Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir.

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