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San Diego — By Pam Nagata on December 1, 2009 at 6:52 pm

Skating By the Sea

Want to try something different in Southern California while still enjoying the delightful weather.  The Hotel Del Coronado offers a unique experience – outdoor ice-skating overlooking the Pacific Ocean.  The beautiful Windsor Lawn is transformed into a 10,000 square foot ice rink, just steps away from the ocean.  Until December 18, three hour skating sessions from 2pm-5pm, 6pm–9pm, with special matinee skating sessions from 11am-1pm on weekends and holidays.   From December 19-January 3, 2010, all three skating sessions will be offered daily.  The cost for the three-hour session is $20* for adults and $15* for kids (ages 10 years and under).  Skate rental is $5 per person.  A portion of the skating proceeds will benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation of San Diego.

While you are visiting the Hotel del Coronado peak inside the lobby and visit the beautiful Christmas tree.

*  The matinee session is only 2-hour session.  Must pay

Photo courtesy of the Hotel del Coronado

Photo courtesy of the Hotel del Coronado

for the entire regardless of time spent skating.

Other locations to try your hand (or feet) at ice skating include:

  • Viejas Ice Rink, 5005 Willows Rd., Alpine – 619-659-2070.
  • Ice Skating at Horton Square – 324 Horton Plaza, Downtown-Gaslamp – 619-238-1596


  • Kiersten says:

    WOW I am so excited to head down to Coronado and check this out! Looks so fabulous! Can’t believe I have lived here 21 years and never gone ice skating down in Coronado!

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