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Work begins at Nationals Park for NHL Winter Classic

Hockey fans nationwide will soon have their eyes on D.C. as Nationals Park gears up to host the NHL Winter Classic. But transforming the stadium into an ice rink is no easy task.

Monday - 12/15/2014, 02:12pm EST

Tags: nhl, Winter Classic, nationals park, hockey, ice rink

Metro is Santa's new sleigh for Tysons shoppers, skaters

Friday wasn't just the official opening of the holiday shopping season, it was also the first time shoppers could take the Silver Line to Tysons Corner Center on a Black Friday.

Saturday - 11/29/2014, 04:03am EST

Tags: Tysons Corner Center, Silver Line, Metro,

Cold weather not all bad: more outdoor ice rinks open this week

It's time to lace up those skates.

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 11:44pm EST

Tags: max smith, skating

Pond skating never a good idea

Icy ponds and frozen lakes may be fun to skate on, but fire officials warn that they can be deadly.

Sunday - 01/26/2014, 03:23pm EST

Tags: Jamie Forzato, ice, thin ice

Ice rink at National Gallery of Art opens for season

The ice skating rink at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden is now open to skaters for the winter season.

Friday - 11/15/2013, 05:23pm EST

Tags: National Gallery of Art, Brennan Haselton

Cherry blossoms? It's still ice skating time this spring

The National Cherry Blossom Festival officially began last week, but the weather remains more suited for ice skating than flowers.

Monday - 03/25/2013, 06:48am EDT

Tags: weather, spring, Andrew Mollenbeck, winter weather

Good to Go: Exercise date ideas for Valentine's Day

Dinner and a movie always make for a great date night, but how about breaking a sweat instead this Valentine's Day? WTOP's Katie Howard offers some fitness-inspired activities that will help burn those calories from heart-shaped boxes of chocolates.

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 10:37am EST

Tags: Valentines Day, exercise, yoga, recipes, relationships, family, Good to Go, Katie Howard

Junior speed skating championship is NASCAR on ice

Local speed skating fans have two days left to catch the country's best young short-track skaters.

Saturday - 01/26/2013, 11:20am EST

Tags: Speedskating, U.S. Speedskating’s Junior Nationals, Kathy Stewart

Holiday season means ice skating on the Mall

Here is a list of the area's ice skating options plus hours and skate rental prices.

Sunday - 11/18/2012, 09:40am EST

Tags: National Mall, winter recreation