How to Make Your Own Home Made Ice Rink

Making your own home ice rink can be a fun and rewarding experience for the whole family. However, it is important to understand the workflow involved in order to ensure a smooth process. In this blog post, we’ll outline the steps necessary to take in order to create your own home made ice rink. By following these simple instructions, you’ll be skating on natural ice in no time! Thanks for reading.

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You will need a large tarp, some 2x4s, a drill, screws, and sand.

An ice rink in your own backyard is a great addition to all of the winter family fun. To create the perfect ice skating experience, you will need to start with a few essential items: a large tarp, 2x4s, a drill, screws, and sand. The tarp needs to be at least 7 feet by 4 feet for an effective size. Using two 2x4s and screws, you’ll join them together so that when the tarp is draped over top it has enough support to hold a skater’s weight. Drilling pilot holes in each corner helps guarantee the corners stay secure during installation. Finally adding some sand on top of the tarp will help smooth out any noticeable bumps or ripples before filling it with water!

First, clear an area in your yard that is level and free of any debris or rocks.

Before you can enjoy the glistening surface of a home made ice rink in your yard, first, it is important to make sure the area is level, clean and free from any debris or rocks. Taking the time to do this correctly will ensure that your ice rink will provide hours of fun and skating enjoyment with little maintenance or disturbance.

Next, lay down the tarp and use the 2x4s to create a frame around the perimeter of the tarp.

Next, it is time to lay down the tarp that will form the base of your home made ice rink. Utilizing the 2x4s, create a frame that surrounds the edges of the tarp. This will act as a barrier to keep any debris out and help secure the tarp in position. With careful placement, this frame will also provide additional stability to give your ice rink structure as it takes shape.

Once the frame is in place, drill holes through the 2x4s and screw them together to secure the frame.

Once the frame is in place, it’s important to ensure maximum stability so that your homemade ice rink can withstand heavier loads and more intense skating sessions. To do this, you will need to drill holes through the 2x4s used in the frame and then use appropriate screws or bolts to secure them together.

Now it’s time to fill your rink! Use a hose to fill it up with water and then add some sand to help keep it level.

Now that you have built your home made ice rink, it’s time to add the water and sand that will turn it into a frozen winter haven! Filling up your rink with water from a hose is easy – just turn on the faucet and let it flow freely until the rink is full. Once complete, add a layer of sand over the entire top of the rink for extra smoothing benefits.

Let it freeze overnight and then enjoy skating in your very own backyard ice rink!

Skating in your backyard has never been more convenient! All it takes is a few simple steps to create your own personal ice rink. Whether you have a large backyard or are working with limited space, all you need is water, a flat surface and temperatures cold enough for the water to freeze. You can customize the size of your rink and choose how thick the ice should be. Once everything is in place and the water starts to freeze, all that’s left to do is wait for the temperatures to drop low enough for overnight freezing. Then it’s time to enjoy hours of skate-time with friends and family, in the comfort of your very own backyard!

With these six easy steps, you can have your own backyard ice rink in no time! Just clear a level area in your yard, lay down the tarp, build a frame around the perimeter, fill it with water, add some sand to keep it level, and let it freeze overnight. In the morning, you’ll be able to enjoy skating in your very own DIY ice rink!

Homemade Ice Rink

T-Rex Rinks
786 Eagle Ridge Trail, Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 300-0124