Where Can I Find Ice Skates In South Africa

What is an Ice Skate?

Ice skates are metal blades attached underfoot and used to propel the bearer across a sheet of ice while ice skating. 

Where Can I Find Ice Skates In South Africa?

Festival Mall Ice Rink

Address: Festival Mall, CR Swart Drive, Kelvin St, and, Kempton Park, 1619, South Africa

Hours: Closes soon ⋅ 2 pm ⋅ Reopens 2:30 pm

Phone: +27 11 394 6702

Mel’s Skate Shop

Address: 20 Swallow Dr, Vorna Valley, Midrand, 1686, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ and close at 4 pm

Phone: +27 82 370 6771

Appointments: koalendar.com

The Skate Emporium

Address: Heathway Centre, Castlehill Dr, Blackheath, Randburg, 2195, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ and close at 4 pm

Phone: +27 79 092 4076

What to consider when buying Ice Skates?

1. Consider the style of skating you want to do. (ex. figure skating, ice hockey, recreational, etc.,)
2. Consider your level of experience. Those with more experience may feel comfortable with a skate that offers more flexibility.
3. Consider your age.
4. Consider the level of support you require.
5. The size should then be based on whether you need more or less supportive ice skates.
6. Think about the material, and what it will allow you to do while ice skating.
7. Take your time, and find the perfect pair.

What are the best Ice Skates to buy?

BEST OVERALL:Jackson Ultima Mystique with Mark II Blade

BEST FOR BEGINNERS:Riedell Skates Horizon Adult Ice Skates

BEST VALUE: Jackson Ultima Softec Vista Figure Skates

BEST FOR HOCKEY:5th Element Stealth Ice Hockey Skates

BEST FOR FIGURE SKATING: Riedell Skates Topaz Ice Skates

BEST FOR FREESTYLE SKATING: Jackson Ultima Freestyle Fusion Ice Skates

BEST FOR RECREATIONAL SKATING: Riedell Skates Ember Figure Ice Skates

BEST FOR KIDS: Lake Placid Summit Adjustable Ice Skate

How many types of ice skates are there?

There are five main types of ice skates: the figure skate, the ice hockey skate, the bandy skate, the racing skate, and the touring skate.