Pennsylvania

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

 
Experience the holidays at Delaware River Waterfront Corporation’s Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest. Located at Penn’s Landing, the Olympic-size rink overlooks the Delaware River, providing spectacular views of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Groups will enjoy skating around the rink surrounded by seasonal shrubs and the 45-foot Douglas fir Christmas tree. Skate sizes from toddler 8 (double blades for below T-8) to men’s 14 are available. Seating in The Lodge can accommodate large and small groups featuring indoor fireplaces, refreshments, kiddie rides, and games such as Ice Balls (Skee-Ball variation), Guitar Hero, Ms. Pacman, and air hockey. Groups must have at least 15 people to receive group rates.
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 101 S. Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19147. Philadelphia County. Tel: 215-922-2FUN. Email: info@drwc.org. Website: www.riverrink.com. Hrs: Nov.-Feb., Mon.-Fri. 10AM-12:30PM (rink opens to the public at 1PM).
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-1.5 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Physical Education.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Physical Education.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Ice and Roller Skating Lesson Plan

How are skaters able to jump from one skate, rotate their bodies three times, and land on their other skate, all while gliding on ice? How do skaters balance themselves on four-wheeled skates as they slide on oiled wood floors? The laws of physics rule the world of skating. Physics determines how a skater moves, how and when they stop, and even if they collide. ... Continue