Monthly Archives: April 2013
Synthetic ice could be the perfect home solution
If you haven’t given serious thought to the idea of a synthetic ice rink, you might want to take another look at this unique option. Whether you’re a serious athlete that needs a 24/7 ice rink, or just looking for a fun recreational rink, synthetic ice is the perfect solution. In the past, synthetic ice skating rinks were fun, but didn’t offer the smooth ride that traditional ice does. New advances in technology have made synthetic ice better than ever – much closer to the real thing without the expense of maintaining a real ice skating rink.
Practice Makes Perfect on a Synthetic Ice Skating Rink
These days, it’s more important than ever to get an edge on your competition – and a synthetic ice skating rink is the perfect way to do it. Whether your sport is hockey or figure skating, getting in extra practice hours can be difficult. Finding a rink that’s available when you need it can be a huge hassle – not to mention the high cost of rink time rental. Synthetic ice skating rinks require an initial upfront investment, but these rinks more than pay for themselves over time. Plus, imagine being able to fit in those extra practice hours, anytime that it is convenient for you. It’s what the pros do, and all those extra hours will help you realize your professional dreams, too. If you’re looking for a sporting edge, a backyard ice skating rink, or synthetic ice rink in your basement or rec room may be just what you’re looking for.
Synthetic Ice Rinks are Better for the Environment
Synthetic ice rinks are an eco-friendly outdoor recreation option that everyone can enjoy – and feel good about using. With a synthetic skating rink, there is no electricity required to maintain the surface and no fuel or energy is used for ice-resurfacing equipment. Water is only required for cleaning and the use of potentially harmful refrigeration gasses is not needed to keep it cool. In addition, all materials used in a synthetic ice rink are recyclable after their use, so there isn’t a large amount of landfill waste. Communities that are committed to “going green” are realizing that a synthetic rink is a great solution to provide an Earth-friendly recreational activity.
Synthetic Ice Panels Can Create Limitless Possibilities
SmartRink synthetic ice panels work by interlocking to create a synthetic ice rink that can be as small or as large as you need it. From individual-sized rinks to large recreational rinks, high-quality synthetic ice panels lock in place without any seams to trip up skaters. The result is a smooth surface that is perfect for home practice for all your favorite skating activities.
The SmartRink “ProFast” line of synthetic ice is made from Ice-Y-Blue700™ engineered material and provides a smooth glide, without messy residue or excessive shavings. To learn more about the SmartRink difference, visit our web site and discover why a synthetic ice rink is right for you.
Why should you consider synthetic ice panels?
Ice rink ice is a great way to hone your ice hockey skills, practice ice skating, or spend time enjoying the rink with friends and family. But did you know that not all ice skating rinks are made of mechanically refrigerated or natural ice? A synthetic ice skating rink is made from engineered plastic interlocking panels, not real ice!
Ice Skating Rink Low-Cost Alternative: Synthetic Ice Panels
If you’re looking for an ice hockey ice rink alternative for your organization or even your own home, a plastic ice skating rink may be the perfect solution. There’s less mess and minimal maintenance when you choose synthetic ice. Plastic panels can be combined to create a custom synthetic ice rink of any size, and you can even choose between an outdoor rink, or an indoor rink.
Fake ice is suitable for all ice skating sports and activities. If it calls for ice, synthetic ice is the logical answer. Installing and maintaining a real ice hockey rink can be astronomically expensive and cumbersome. Hockey rink ice must be regularly smoothed and maintained to provide a smooth skating surface. But with a synthetic ice rink, hockey players can skate all day without reconditioning the ice surface. Water is all that is needed to clean your synthetic ice rink.
Backyard Ice Skating Rinks made from Synthetic Ice Panels
Every hockey player dreams of having a hockey ice rink in their home, or even a small patch of goalie ice for added practice sessions away from the rink. Backyard synthetic rinks of any size are now affordable and practical with synthetic ice panels. Your backyard rink can be custom ordered to suit your available space constructs, and we can deliver artificial ice panels to make year-round skating at home a reality.
An outdoor ice rink is just what you need to practice your ice hockey at home when you can’t get to the commercial ice rink. Outdoor ice hockey rinks provide all the space you need to give you the competitive edge at your next hockey game.
If you’re serious about hockey, rinks (ice and plastic, both) are where you spend your free time. Wouldn’t it be great to have an ice rink for backyard parties, weekends, and late-night practices? Even a small rink can provide countless opportunities for hockey practice sessions. Outdoor ice rinks are very popular, but an outside ice rink isn’t always convenient. When you need an indoor practice session, a basement synthetic ice rink provides the space and privacy you need to practice at any hour, day or night.
If you have an ice skating rink idea, or need to find out what your options are for creating a custom ice hockey rink, give us a call today. SmartRink offers the absolute best prices on synthetic ice panels. In fact, if you find a better price on a similar-quality synthetic ice product, we’ll match it. You’ll get SmartRink’s superior customer service and installation at the lowest prices available- guaranteed. Contact us to find out more about synthetic ice panels or to get a free quote on your custom synthetic ice project.
Synthetic ice makes skating a reality at home
Imagine being able to ice skate or play hockey in any weather, anywhere – synthetic ice makes it a reality. It used to be, in order to train for hockey or figure skating, you needed sub-zero temperatures. Not anymore. Revolutionary new technology makes it possible to create a synthetic ice rink that can be used indoors or outdoors, at any temperature. Synthetic ice requires no refrigeration and provides a skating surface that allows you to do anything you would normally do on real ice. (more…)