Raleigh Iceplex

Students and scouts will have all of their ice skating-based questions answered on a fun and educational field trip to the Raleigh Iceplex. Start with a facility tour, including a behind-the-scenes tour where groups will get to see a zamboni in action! Learn the science behind making and maintaining the ice rink, learn fun trivia, then play games and get prizes. Students and scouts can strap on their skates and take a lesson before being free to glide around the ice and socialize with their friends!

Contact Info:
Address: 2601 Raleigh Boulevard, Raleigh, NC 27604. Wake County. Tel: 919-878-9002. Web: www.iceplex.com. Email: mchamplion@iceplex.com. Hrs: 2-3 hours. 

Trip Info:
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Physical Education.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Physical Education.  

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

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