Would you rather hit the ice than the slopes? Here are facilities in our area that can get you in a pair of skates.
THE EXTREME ICE CENTER
4705 Indian Trail-Fairview Road, Indian Trail
Hours: Open daily, but public skating hours vary. Call or visit the Web site for details.
Admission: $4.50-$6.50 weekdays. $5.50-$7.50 on Saturday. Skate rental: $3.50.
Details: 704-882-1830; www.xicenter.com
THE PINEVILLE ICE HOUSE
400 Towne Center Blvd., Pineville
Hours: Public skating hours vary, but rinks are open to the public almost every day. Call or visit the Web site for details.
Admission: $6.50. Skate rental: $3.
Details: 704-889-9000; www.pinevilleice.com