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Kasa seasonal natural outdoor ice rink | TOKIGAWA
December 23, 2017 @ 08:00 - January 31, 2018 @ 17:00￥500
Natural Outdoor Ice Rink, Tokigawa –
This is the only natural outdoor ice rink I know of in Saitama. Local volunteers band together to turn the natural ice pool into a suitable skate rink. However, as it is natural ice extra precaution is advised. You can borrow skates, guards and helmets at the rink.
— 埼玉県 ときがわ町 (@tokigawamachi) December 22, 2017
Tokigawa Natural Ice Rink Season and Hours
Generally starts the first week in January. 2017 it is open a week earlier than normal. As the Tokigawa government page says, “A Christmas present from Russian Winter”「冬将軍からのクリスマスプレゼント」.
Open 9 am to 4 pm weekends and holidays only, while the ice is frozen, typically until early February.
Access: Bus from JR Hachiko Line Ogawamachi Station or Ogose Station to Shohoji 「正法寺」 . The rink is a five minute walk from the bus stop.
Free parking for up to 40 cars.
Address: Nishidaira, Tokigawa machi, Hiki District, Saitama 355-0364. Telephone: 0493-67-0853
Cost: 500 yen for high school students and adults, 200 yen for children. Skate rental is also 500 yen for high school students and adults, 200 yen for children.
Other seasonal ice rinks in Saitama:
Lake Town Outlet Skate Rink | KOSHIGAYA