Thrills and Skills at the National Ice Centre

Thrills and Skills at the National Ice Centre

Some of the world’s greatest ice sports athletes in speed, synchronised and figure skating will descend on Nottingham this month as the National Ice Centre gears up to host a series of elite sporting events.

The showcase of sporting talent promises a thrilling experience for members of the public who can watch some of the most accomplished international skaters as they demonstrate their sheer ice skills and athleticism. Among those competing for top-rank status are more than 100 skaters who train every day at the National Ice Centre. 

Synchronised skating competition, The Britannia Cup takes place on 15 January, which will see teams of up to 20 figure skaters from across the globe perform perfectly synchronised choreographed moves together. 

The figure skating Robin Hood Trophy (16-19 January) will welcome international skaters from the age of two years old, up to 65 perform their impeccably rehearsed routines to judges.

Adults and children looking for an enjoyable fitness activity can also learn figure skating or sharpen ice hockey skills. Lessons are structured to accommodate various age groups and skill levels. The National Ice Centre’s state-of-the-art facilities ensure a safe and enjoyable learning environment, delivered by experienced and passionate instructors. 

Tamara Cvijanovic, Figure Skating Manager, Coach and Choreographer at the National Ice Centre, says: “Whether you’re a complete novice or have some experience, our lessons cater to everyone, offering a supportive environment to learn, grow, and most importantly, have fun. Not only are ice sports great for improved fitness, it’s also an opportunity to make new friends. Why not give it a go!

Dates of upcoming sporting events at the National Ice Centre

January 15 – Britannia Cup

January 16-19 – Robin Hood Trophy

For more information on the elite sporting events in January or to enrol in ice sports lessons, visit

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