Celebrate the winter season 2021-2022 with a spin on the ice at one of these seasonal rinks. Many rinks are offering or requiring advance online tickets. Check websites for tickets, hours, special events and COVID safety requirements.

Bay Area Discovery Museum Iceless Skating. Dec. 1-March 31. Iceless skating returns to the Bay Area Discovery Museum. Children can grab a pair of skates and glide on the iceless surface – no cold required! Shoe covers are available for caregivers to join in the fun. Advance tickets required. Included with admission of $15-18. 557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito. bayareadiscoverymuseum.org.

Embarcadero Center Holiday Ice Rink. Nov. 3-Jan. 2, 2022. Experience one of the Bay Area’s largest outdoor ice rinks. 90-minute sessions are $12, $7 ages 7 and under; $5 skate rental. Embarcadero Plaza, adjacent to Four Embarcadero Center and across from the historic Ferry Building. 415-830-2298. embarcaderocenter.com/experience/holiday-ice-rink.

Ice at the Veranda. Nov. 5-Feb. 14, 2022. Take to the ice in Concord. Advance online reservations recommended. $16 includes 75-minute session and skate rental. 2001-2003 Diamond Blvd., Concord. shoptheveranda.com/ice.

Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice. Nov. 19-Jan. 9, 2022. Skate under the lighted palms in downtown San Jose. A portion of proceeds benefits Yamaguchi’s Always Dream foundation. Tickets must be purchased in advance online. $19 including skate rental. 120 S. Market St., between the San Jose Museum of Art and Fairmont Hotel. downtownicesj.com.

Kristi Yamaguchi Ice Rink at City Center Bishop Ranch. Nov. 17-Jan. 2, 2022. The rink opens at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 17 with remarks from the former skating champion, celebrating 25 years of her Always Dream Foundation, and performances. It will be open daily from 12-9:30 p.m., with 90-minute sessions starting on even hours. Advance online tickets recommended. $18 including skate rental; $8 skating aid rentals. 6000 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon. citycenterbishopranch.com/ice_rink_open.

NorCal Ice. Opens Nov. 3. Skate on a green synthetic rink. $15 all-day skating pass; $3 skate rental. Northgate Mall, 5800 Northgate Drive, San Rafael. 415-686-6133. officialnorcalice.com.

Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square. Nov. 3-Jan. 17, 2022. This family favorite is back for skating fun. Tickets must be purchased in advance online. A portion of proceeds benefits the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department. $19 including skate rental. Union Square, near Geary and Powell streets, San Francisco. unionsquareicerink.com.

San Mateo on Ice. Nov. 13-Jan. 9, 2022. Ice skating and ice bumper cars at a large outdoor rink. Free community days are scheduled for Dec. 7 and 15. $17-20 including skate rental. Central Park, 50 E. Fifth Ave., San Mateo. onicerinks.com/san-mateo-on-ice.

Walnut Creek on Ice. Nov. 19-Jan. 30, 2022. Enjoy skating at this partially enclosed seasonal outdoor ice rink. $15-18; children 3 and under free with a paying adult. Civic Park, 1365 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek.walnutcreekonice.com.

Winter Ice Rink Downtown Sunnyvale. Nov. 19-Jan. 2, 2022. Celebrate the season by skating in Sunnyvale. Tickets must be purchased in advance online. A portion of proceeds benefits Sunnyvale Community Services. $15 including skate rental. 250 S.Murphy Ave., Sunnyvale. citylinesunnyvale.com/icerink.

Winter Lodge. Oct. 11-April 10. This outdoor ice rink has been a Palo Alto tradition for more than six decades. $16, $5 skate rental. 3009 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. 650-493-4566. winterlodge.com.

Janine DeFao is an associate editor at Bay Area Parent.