CLEVELAND (WJW)– If the cold weather and general state of things has you down, there are fun ways to get a little fresh air in Northeast Ohio.
Ice Skating Rink at Crocker Park
186 Union St., Westlake
Open through Feb. 21. Skating and skate rental is $12 per person.
Cuyahoga Falls Ice Skating Rink
2085 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls
Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Feb. 21. Admission is free. Skate rentals are $4.
HOF City Ice Rink
215 Tuscarawas St. W, Canton
The rink is open weather permitting. Admission is $2 and skate rental is $2.
East Erie Street, Kent
The outdoor ice skating rink is free and open to the public through Feb. 28.
The Rink at Wade Oval
Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland
Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Feb. 27. General admission is $2 and skate rentals are $3. Discounts for students. Reservations are available online.
10620 Mayfield Rd., Chesterland
This ski resort has seven trails and four lifts over 72 skiable acres Check the website for times and snow conditions.
7100 Riverview Rd., Peninsula
Between the two resorts, there are 18 trails and 16 lifts across 88 skiable acres. There are also freestyle terrain areas and Polar Blast snow tubing. Hours and snow reports are posted on the resort website.
Around the Corner
18616 Detroit Ave., Cleveland
It’s a three-hour igloo experience for four to eight people. There is a $25 booking free and a spending minimum.
Carso Rosso Winery
19583 Hunt Rd., Strongsville
Carso Rosso Winery fittingly calls its igloos “wine globes.” Each globe is decorated in a theme and seats up to seven adults. While they are heated, warmer clothing is still recommended. Booking is $35, plus a food and drink minimum.
Don’s Pomeroy House
13664 Pearl Rd., Strongsville
The seasonal igloos can seat up to eight people. There is a $25 booking fee and a spending minimum, which varies depending on the day.
Georgetown and Vosh
18515 Detroit Ave., Lakewood
This Lakewood location has a beautiful patio that transforms into a winter wonderland with its heated igloos. The two-hour rental is $45 and there is a minimum tab. They accommodate eight adults per igloo.
200 S. Main St., Akron
It’s $50 for two hours. No outside alcohol, but beverages can be purchased on site. Outside food is welcome with a $25 fee, but that’s waived if the food is from downtown Akron.
1785 Merwin Ave., Cleveland
The Cleveland Metroparks’ riverfront restaurant offers igloos for $24 for two hours, plus a food and beverage minimum. Capacity is eight people.
Old Firehouse Winery
5499 Lakewood Rd., Geneva-on-the-Lake
The winery has seven igloos available for reservations and is offering a special Valentine’s Day dinner package. There is no rental fee, but there is a $100 deposit that is applied to the bill. The igloos are heated, but wear layers.
Rustin Grill at StoneWater Golf Club
One Club Dr., Highland Heights
Reservations for the restaurant’s four igloos last two hours and fit up to eight people. A credit card is needed to hold the reservation, and there are spending minimums for Friday and Saturday nights.
The South Side
2207 West 11th St., Cleveland
There is no free or minimum Monday through Thursday. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, reservations are for two hours, a $50 fee is required and there is a spending minimum. The lounge igloo seats up to 8, while dining igloo seats up to six.
The Chalet in Mill Stream Run Reservation
16200 Valley Pkwy., Strongsville
No snow? No problem for these icy toboggan chutes. All riders must be at least 42 inches tall, and must wear gloves or mittens that cover the fingertips. Daily admission is $13. Children 11 and under at $11. Open through early March.
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Hiking
18176 Brandywine Rd., Sagamore Hills
Take a hike to the frozen Brandywine Falls waterfall.
Lake Metroparks Cross Country Skiing
10381 Hobart Rd., Kirtland
You can rent skis for $3 to $5 an hour and snowshoes for $1.50 to $3 an hour at the Pine Lodge Ski Center.
Orchard Hills Park Sledding
11340 Caves Rd., Chester Township
A primo sledding hill. You can even sled after dark. Just find the pole with the “Lights” sign and switch. Turn them off if you’re the last one to leave.
Summit Metro Parks Snowshoeing
9999 Liberty Rd., Twinsburg
Borrow snowshoes for free from the Liberty Park Nature Center to use on the Bluebird Trail.
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