Ice rink projects

Since 1992, Ice-World has devised and installed thousands of portable ice skating rink concepts worldwide: from recreational events to FunParks and sports arenas. Here we present a selection of them.  


A crowd-puller year-round In the summer months, the PlayFountain offers cool refreshment in warming cities, theme parks or holiday resorts. While in the cooler months it offers an exciting challenge to stay dry. The PlayFountain consists of a modular floor area of 100 m2 equipped with 1.024 water jets which are controlled by pre-programmed software [...]

Atrraction and theme park

A great theme park gives visitors an unforgettable experience, time after time. And what better way to revitalise that experience, and give a day out a whole extra dimension, than by creating a winter experience in your venue, with winter-themed activities and décor, and at its heart a wonderful ice rink? 

Ice skating rink Antwerp Phantoms

Together with the city of Antwerp, we rigged up a project for the Antwerp Phantoms. This professional ice hockey team was in need of new ice facilities to train and play games.

Amsterdam Winter Paradise

One of the favorite projects of our Benelux sales team: the Amsterdam Winter Paradise (near the RAI) at the Netherlands.

Ozone ice rink

We make sure that all the ideas are actually possible and come to life. This process starts with a technical drawing. We translate their whishes into production drawings so everyone knows what has to be done and what the ice rink will look like.

A tour at Ice-World

Let’s take a tour through our company and see what is involved in realizing an ice rink from Ice-World.

A crowd-puller year-round

Optimum Shopping Mall Istanbul

A lap around the town hall

Fun on the ice at the most beautiful market square of the Netherlands

Fun on the ice

The Marktplein market square in Gouda is a striking piece of Dutch heritage. The freestanding fifteenth-century town hall is surrounded by the striking Waag, the tower of the Sint Jan church and many historic façades. In short: a central place of great beauty! Gouda events agency Grand Canyon wanted to share this beauty and make sure that as many people as possible would experience this place during the winter months.

Ice skating rink

Each winter, for more than 10 years now, there has been an open ice rink of 550m² in the market square. The presence of excellent catering and lounge facilities has made this ice rink an integral part of the city centre. However, it was the Gouda skating public that kept asking for a skating rink around the midpoint of the square: the iconic Gouda Town Hall. Grand Canyon adopted this idea and developed it further in cooperation with the market vendors of the Gouda Market and Ice-World.

A unique idea that of course involved many logistical and operational challenges. Due in no small part to the knowledge and experience of Ice-World, this ice rink project has been a great success.

Activities during the event:

  • Community School
  • KNSB skating week
  • ICE AGE! Winter games
  • 100% NL Sing-along party
  • 100% NL Freestyle battle
  • Disco skating
  • Kick-off Pink Year 2018
  • Skating clinics
  • Children’s parties
  • About 1,000 m² of ice floor, a Gouda circuit of 200 metres
  • Over 32,000 skaters of whom 5,000 children during the School Skating Week

Result for the visitors

The Gouda Town Hall skating circuit was a big hit. Over 32,000 skaters came from near and far. In total they covered about 50,000 km which is more than once around the earth!

It was also a great event for the less energetic visitors. Many people stood by the ice rink to watch the numerous skaters. The transparent walls of Grand Café Koek & Zopie offered a warm and unique view of the skating rink and the historic town hall. The cosy decor and the extensive menu with excellent service did the rest. Many lunched there or just went for a mulled wine or apple strudel. In the evening the location was used as a party venue. Around the turn of the year, many companies used the Grand Café as a presentation area or meeting point.

Many years of excellent cooperation

The ice rink is a celebration year after year, thanks to the efforts of more than 70 partners. Everyone has respect for the city and for each other, which always ensures a pleasant cooperation. An extensive promotional campaign ensures that the best possible use is made of the event.

The atmosphere on the market square in Gouda is always pleasant, but during the winter months you feel the magic. The young and the not so young have fun in one of the loveliest squares in the Netherlands!

Four reasons to rent or buy an ice skating rink from Ice-World

No risk, we deliver

For 30 years now, we have been helping our customers with successful and sustainable ice events. Ice-World is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified.

Cost efficient

Our patented system is up to 40% more energy efficient than other systems, quick to assemble and dismantle and it works excellently at higher temperatures.

Tailor made ice solutions

We provide advice for the organisation of both temporary ice events and permanent ice skating rinks, based on your specific wishes.

100% CO2 compensation

Ice-World compensates 100 percent for CO2 emissions by means of wind power, its own solar panels and mangrove forests.

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