Ice rink

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An ice rink (or ice skating rink) is a frozen body of water and/or hardened chemicals where people can ice skate or play winter sports.wikipedia
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Winter sports

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An ice rink (or ice skating rink) is a frozen body of water and/or hardened chemicals where people can ice skate or play winter sports.
Traditionally, such games were only played in cold areas during winter, but artificial snow and artificial ice allow more flexibility.

Ice skate

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An ice rink (or ice skating rink) is a frozen body of water and/or hardened chemicals where people can ice skate or play winter sports.
They are worn recreationally in ice rinks or on frozen bodies of water across the globe and are used as footwear in many sports, including figure skating, ice hockey, bandy, speed skating and tour skating.

Ringette

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Besides recreational ice skating, some of its uses include ice hockey, bandy, rink bandy, ringette, broomball, speed skating, figure skating, ice stock sport and curling as well as exhibitions, contests and ice shows.
The winter sport is played on an ice rink.

Rink bandy

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Besides recreational ice skating, some of its uses include ice hockey, bandy, rink bandy, ringette, broomball, speed skating, figure skating, ice stock sport and curling as well as exhibitions, contests and ice shows.
Rink bandy and rinkball are variants of bandy played on significantly smaller ice rinks.

Glaciarium

The world's first mechanically frozen ice rink was the Glaciarium, opened by John Gamgee in a tent in a small building just off the Kings Road in Chelsea, London, on 7 January 1876.
The Glaciarium was the world's first mechanically frozen ice rink.

Ice skating

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Gamgee operated the rink on a membership-only basis and attempted to attract a wealthy clientele, experienced in open-air ice skating during winters in the Alps.
Ice skating may be performed on specially prepared ice surfaces (arenas, tracks, parks), both indoors and outdoors, as well as on naturally occurring bodies of frozen water, such as ponds, lakes and rivers.

King's Road

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The world's first mechanically frozen ice rink was the Glaciarium, opened by John Gamgee in a tent in a small building just off the Kings Road in Chelsea, London, on 7 January 1876.
The world's first artificial ice rink, the Glaciarium, opened just off King's Road in 1876, and later that year it relocated to a building on the street.

Ice resurfacer

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Periodically after the ice has been used, it is resurfaced using a machine called an ice resurfacer (sometimes colloquially referred to as a Zamboni – referring to a major manufacturer of such machinery).
An ice resurfacer is a vehicle or hand-pushed device used to clean and smooth the surface of a sheet of ice, usually in an ice rink.

Rockefeller Center

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A famous example of this type of rink is the outdoor rink at Rockefeller Center in New York.
It is noted for the large quantities of art present in almost all of its Art Deco buildings, its expansive underground concourse, and its ice-skating rink.

Ice

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There are two types of rinks in prevalent use today: natural, where freezing occurs from cold ambient temperatures, and artificial (or mechanically frozen), where a coolant produces cold temperatures in the surface below the water, causing the water to freeze.
The sport has even been modified for ice rinks.

Victoria Skating Rink

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Official National Hockey League rinks are 26 x. The dimensions originate from the size of the Victoria Skating Rink in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Victoria Skating Rink was an indoor ice skating rink located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

New York City

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A famous example of this type of rink is the outdoor rink at Rockefeller Center in New York.

Figure skating rink

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A figure skating rink is an ice rink designed for figure skating.

Speed skating rink

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A speed skating rink (or speed skating oval) is an ice rink (but also a sport venue) in which a speed skating competition is held.

Ice hockey rink

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An ice hockey rink is an ice rink that is specifically designed for ice hockey, a team competing sport.

List of ice hockey arenas by capacity

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Buildings are ranked by their current maximum capacity for hockey games, not for other events—which is often substantially different because of ice hockey's unique playing surface, the ice rink.

Rideau Canal

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A famous example of this type of rink is the Rideau Canal Skateway in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, estimated at 1782000 sqft and 7.8 km long, which is equivalent to 90 Olympic size skating rinks.
In winter, a section of the Rideau Canal passing through central Ottawa becomes officially the world's largest and second longest skating rink.

Synthetic ice

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A typical synthetic ice rink will consist of many panels (usually in typical building material sheet sizes) of thin surface material assembled on top of a sturdy, level and smooth sub-floor (anything from concrete to wood or even dirt or grass) to create a large skating area.

Long track speed skating

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In long track speed skating the oval ice track is usually 400 meters in circumference.
Skaters race on a two-lane oval rink similar in dimension to an outdoor athletics track.

Ice hockey

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Besides recreational ice skating, some of its uses include ice hockey, bandy, rink bandy, ringette, broomball, speed skating, figure skating, ice stock sport and curling as well as exhibitions, contests and ice shows.

Bandy

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Besides recreational ice skating, some of its uses include ice hockey, bandy, rink bandy, ringette, broomball, speed skating, figure skating, ice stock sport and curling as well as exhibitions, contests and ice shows.

Broomball

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Besides recreational ice skating, some of its uses include ice hockey, bandy, rink bandy, ringette, broomball, speed skating, figure skating, ice stock sport and curling as well as exhibitions, contests and ice shows.

Speed skating

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Besides recreational ice skating, some of its uses include ice hockey, bandy, rink bandy, ringette, broomball, speed skating, figure skating, ice stock sport and curling as well as exhibitions, contests and ice shows.

Figure skating

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Besides recreational ice skating, some of its uses include ice hockey, bandy, rink bandy, ringette, broomball, speed skating, figure skating, ice stock sport and curling as well as exhibitions, contests and ice shows.

Ice stock sport

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Besides recreational ice skating, some of its uses include ice hockey, bandy, rink bandy, ringette, broomball, speed skating, figure skating, ice stock sport and curling as well as exhibitions, contests and ice shows.