Night & Day Archives » Night & Day

Slip Slidin' Away

by

comment
In America there are several things we are culturally programmed to idealize in wintertime: sledding, the Super Bowl and outdoor ice-skating. Well, right now in St. Louis, at least one of these magnificent events is possible every day, and that is the thrill of gliding around the ice at Steinberg Skating Rink in Forest Park (314-361-0613 or www.steinbergskatingrink.com). This is the rink's 50th winter in operation, and with its recent renovation, the romance of the spot is at its peak. For $6 ($2.50 more for skate rental), you can practice spins and spectacular splats under the sun or the stars from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 10 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday through Sunday, March 2. The blazing bonfire and the Snowflake Café provide respite and refreshment for skaters and non-skaters alike. And remember: Bruises fade faster than memories.
Nov. 9-March 2, 2007

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.