DIY: How to Build a Backyard Ice Rink

It's the most wonderful time of the year...

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…