Saturday, 28 November 2015

How to enjoy ICE SKATING- the 10 ice skating rinks in Geneva - UPDATED

The Ice skating season is back  , below I have listed the places where it is possible to enjoy this sport with friends and family .My personal preference goes to the Bastions and the Carouge ones , mainly for the nice atmosphere and for the locations,  however all ice rings are great and especially the ones in Vernets, Thonex and Meyrin and very well equipped and can satisfy even the most experienced skaters.


The Patinoire des Bastions , open till February 28th 2016, it is small and nice ring in the heart of town inside the beautiful Parc , it's closed on Mondays .

The Patinoire de Charmilles , in Promenade de l'Europe 11, it is open till March 26th  2016, and it's closed on Sundays and on Mondays. On Tuesdays and on Saturdays afternoon there is skating &  music.

The Patinoire de Grand Saconnex in Campagne du Chateaux , it is open till February 28th 2016, and it's closed on Mondays. Every Saturday morning from 9a.m. till 10 a.m. there are free courses of hockey for little girls who want to try this sport.

The Patinoire de Carouge  in Place de la Sardaigne in the heart of Carouge it is open till February 28th 2016 and it's the one offering a very interesting program with several interesting events including DISCO  kids every Friday afternoon.

The Pationire de Vernets  in Rue Hand Wilsdorf  4-6 in Acacias district is very big and it offers 2 ice ring, one outdoor and the other  indoor , it is open till March 31st 2015 , opening hours varies by week and day , it's open 7 days a week., please check the website for more information.

The Patinoire des Vergers  in Rue de Vernes in Meyrin it is open till March 13th  2016 , it is indoor and it's open  7 days a week, please check the website for more information about the opening hours.

The Patinoire des Sous Moulin in  the Centre Sportif de Sous Moulin in Thonex it's open till March 22 th 2016. It is open 7 days a week, please check the website for more information.

© D. Jordan / Ville de Genève
Le Patinoire de Plan Des Ouates is installed in the sport camp of the Ecole du Pre Du Camp ,it is open till February 28th 2016,ice skates can be rented for FREE (presentation of identity card required) . It is closed on Mondays. Disco events are planned on a monthly bases.

Le Patinoire de Plan De Bernex is installed in  Chemin du Signal 29 ,it is open till February 26th 2016 ,it is closed on Mondays

Le Patinoire de Versoix is installed in the heart of the village in the Place Du Bourg and it is open till February 21th  2016 , 7 days a week.Entrance is free!

In addition to the above ones, there are other 2  ice skating rinks in Collonge Bellerive and Bellevue


  1. Thanks for sharing! I look forward to trying skating this winter with the kids!

  2. Corona, thanks so much for your comment! I'm very glad that you found this post useful and I hope you will have great fun by skating on the Geneva ice rings.

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