You’re sipping a hot chocolate, watching your kids (and several neighborhood kids because a backyard rink is an open invitation) skate away all of their energy on a handcrafted, made with love rink in your backyard. These memories are PRICELESS!
DIY Backyard Rink, this video will get you started using just the essentials…
Some tips to keep in mind:
- Don’t water the rink at -20C or colder
- Never flood during a cold snap because it produces brittle ice that easily cracks
- Be aware of the weather forcast, if a cold snap is coming primetime to flood is just before it arrives
- Build the ice surface base from the outside, in
More great tips for the smoothest backyard ice here…