Planning to build a backyard ice rink? Skate smoothly with these safety tips [via OTIP]

Building a backyard rink can provide hours of winter fun for you, your family and friends. Whether you’re teaching your son to skate, lacing up for some after-work exercise or teaching your daughter how to perfect her slapshot, a backyard ice rink will help you make the most of the winter months. But building a winter rink also comes with the responsibility of maintaining it and watching out for safety hazards. Here are a few tips to keep your family and friends safe on the ice.

Boy skating in a backyard Ice Rink

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