Winterval on Ice

Winterval on Ice

Slide on over to Winterval on Ice!
Waterford’s coolest attraction returns Friday 23 Nov
Early bird €9 offer ends 23 Nov

Nothing is more festive than whizzing around (or trying not to fall over) on an ice rink, so get ready to wrap up and hit the ice at Winterval On Ice, Waterford’s coolest attraction, which returns from Friday November 23rd until January 6th!
Winterval on Ice
Winterval on Ice, part of the fantastic Winterval festival, has a large and small rink, so it’s suitable for all levels of expertise.  Seasoned skaters can show off their best moves while beginners and little ones can find their ice legs with fun penguin aids.

Get your skates on at Winterval on Ice! Waterford’s coolest attraction is back at The Gas Works Car Park for the winter season!
Photo: Cathal Noonan

As if you needed an excuse, here are our top 10 reasons to get your skates on at WInterval on Ice!

1.      Ice skating is a fun healthy activity that burns approximately 300-650 calories per hour, depending on how hard you skate. It’s also great for the core!
2.      It’s a great place to get a festive photo for your Christmas cards!
3.      New experiences make the best family memories.
4.      It’s a great way to break the ice on a first date.  Or equally, it could be the perfect excuse to get your heart racing again with a loved one!
5.      It improves balance and coordination.
6.      Taking to the ice offers seasonal stress relief – gliding across the ice is one of the best ways to melt away worries.
7.      It improves concentration!  A great excuse if you’re looking for a study break!
8.      It’s a fun group outing full of twists and turns.
9.      It’s Great for joint flexibility!  Focusing on lower-body movement, ice skating offers great exercise for the leg muscles, building and toning them up over time.
10.     Endorphins, endorphins, endorphins.  We’ll say no more.
Winterval on Ice, located at Waterside carpark, is brimming with festive atmosphere and fun!  This is the second year Cool Running Events will run the event, in partnership with local staff and management, so expect the same level of excellence as last year!
With a variety of different events running every week throughout the season, there really is something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a family day out, a school skate, a skate-date-night, Cinderella on Ice, or skating with Santa!  There’s also lots of midweek offers!
Best prices are available by pre-booking online, so slide on over to And their early bird €9 offer is on until the rink opens!