Who needs Rockefeller Center? People in Alabama don’t have to travel to New York City to go ice skating during the holiday season. We can lace up our skates and glide over the ice at indoor and outdoor venues throughout the state — and most of them offer Christmas music, decorations and themes.
Here are nine skating rinks to visit for slippery fun in December and early January.
PELHAM CIVIC COMPLEX & ICE ARENA
What to expect: Public skate sessions with holiday themes, in main arena.
When: Dec. 11, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. favorite holiday; Dec. 18, 8:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m., skate with cast od holiday ice show; Dec. 23, 6:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m., ugly Christmas sweater.