Ice, Ice Baby Lace up your skates and get out there! BY MARY ANN BARTON
Winter doesn’t officially arrive until Dec. 21, but why wait? Jump-start the season with ice skating. There are plenty of options in the area for figure skating lessons, playing ice hockey and more. Whether you’re a pro or just taking those first tentative steps, grab your friends and take a twirl — here’s a look at several ice skating rinks and their offerings in the area. 26
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FAIRFAX ICE ARENA 3779 Picket Road, Fairfax
You’ll find hockey, figure skating and skating camps and classes at Fairfax Ice Arena. The arena is available for parties and offers public skate times. For more information call (703) 323-1132 or visit fairfaxicearena.com.
MEDSTAR CAPITALS ICEPLEX 627 N. Glebe Road, Arlington
The practice facility of the 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals in Arlington. Classes are available for all ages and all levels. The ice center also offers birthday parties. For more information call (571) 224-0555 or visit medstarcapitalsiceplex.com.