Lace up your Skates near your McHenry New Home

McHenry New HomeYou don’t have to wait on the snow to enjoy some winter fun with your family. Lace up your skates and enjoy some time on the ice near your McHenry new home.

Located in nearby Crystal Lake, Crystal Ice House offers ice skating seven days a week for children and adults. Skate times are Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m., and Saturday – Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. Admission for this fun activity is $6 for adults and $5 for senior citizens and kids under six. If you do not own a pair of skates, you can rent a pair for $2 and skate aids are available for $3. In addition to public skating, lessons are available for hockey and figure skating. For more information, visit

Public skating can also be found on the weekends at Barrington Ice Arena. Regular skating times are on Saturdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m., and Sundays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The rink is open for additional times on holidays and school breaks. Cost for public skating is $6 for adults and $4 for youth. A limited number of skates are available to rent for $3. Children who want to spend more time on the ice can sign up for hockey and figure skating lessons. For more information on the Barrington Ice Arena, visit

Just because you have to wait a little longer to pull out your skis, now is a great time to dust of your skates and enjoy some time with family and friends on the ice.

Living in McHenry County puts you in close proximity to year round fun and events. In addition to Richmond and McHenry, we also build beautiful Poplar Grove and Williams Bay homes. For more information on all of our fantastic communities, visit

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