If you are looking for something to do to get out of the cold why not check out the ice skating rinks at the McKendree MetroRecPlex. They are home to 2 NHL sized rinks giving novice and advanced skaters plenty of space to practice.
Members of the RecPlex have special perks but the public is always welcome to join in. Click here to view the schedule to see what’s going on at the rink. There are also additional programs to the open skate including Stick and Puck Sessions every day, Learn to Skate Program, and Adult Hockey Leagues.
Cost for skating is minimal at $8 for adults and $5 for 18 and under. You can also pay just $22 for a family of 4. Bring your own skates or rental is an additional $3 per pair.
If you are all skated out there are plenty of other health and wellness activities to do at the RecPlex. They are home to state of the art fitness equipment and weights, group fitness classes, and a championship pool and diving area.