Winter Indoor Activities in Kyiv

Winter Indoor Activities in Kyiv

In freezing days of autumn and winter, we still feel the need to live an active life and to go out for entertainment. Even if you are not a fan of doing winter sports or walking in the streets during rainy and snowy days, you can find plenty of good options for having a good time outside home. Let's check out the best ways to have fun in cold season.

Indoor Rollerdrome or Skating Rink

People on a skating rinkYou can spend a wonderful day with your family and friends on a big roofed rollerdrome or skating rink. Skating will surely bring you a lot of joy along with benefits for your health from physical activity. And, of course, you will not feel cold, because roofed rink is heated inside and you will have to move a lot! Nowadays, you can find spacious and comfortable rollerdromes and skating rinks in many cities – usually they are located in large trade and entertainment centers. Just take you friends, rent a pair of skates and enjoy! By far one of the most popular outdoor skating rinks is located in Expocenter of Ukraine. Other good options are include rinks in Bilshovyk Dream Town, Terminal shopping malls, as well as Art-Zavod Platforma on the Lisova metro station.

Having a Glass of Mulled Wine in a Good Bar

Glass of mulled wine on the tableIf you are not in the mood to move much, but anyway want to go out and warm yourself up somehow, you may go to a cozy bar where tasty hot mulled wine is served. This delicious drink, which is very popular in cold season, will delight you with exceptional taste of hot wine and species, warming your body and soul. You may also order some other hot drinks, such as grog (hot tea with rum), fresh coffee or tea. Please yourself with a good drink, sitting in a bar and keeping an interesting conversation with your friends or the loved one. Locals point out Vino e Cucina, Hlyntveynya, Trės Branchė and Zhovtok restaurants among others to taste the hot drink.

Going to the Movies

People in the cinemaCinema is popular all year round, but visiting cinema in cold season is a special treat. Just imagine: you step inside a modern warm cinema hall, sit down in a comfortable chair, holding a portion of your favorite popcorn, and start to enjoy the newest masterpieces of cinematograph, completely forgetting about cold rain or snow outside. Do you agree that it sounds very inviting? So do not hesitate to buy tickets for a good movie and spend a wonderful time! Kyiv cinemas like Zhovten, Kinopanorama, Multiplex and IMAX regularly show high-rated movies in English. 

Billiards and Bowling

Company enjoying billiardsIf you love sports and have a competitive spirit, you will surely enjoy playing billiards or bowling together with your family, friends and the loved ones. These exciting games let you test your attentiveness and dexterity. Besides, bowling and billiards bring you lots of fun and great moments of both playing an interesting game and communicating with friends. If you do not know how to play, learning to do that will be an additional pleasure – it is always interesting to get new skills. Choose a place with billiards and bowling in some entertainment center or restaurant and have a great time in cold evenings: for instance, the classic Billy Yard or Buffalo billiard clubs.

Water Park

People cheering in a water parkIn long freezing autumn and winter days we all miss bright colors and heat of summer. Of course, we can wait patiently until summertime comes again, but we can also find a piece of summer here and now! Visiting an aqua park with its warm inner temperature and variety of water activities, such as slides and other exciting attractions, will surely remind us of lovely warm days. Some water parks also have a spa area with hot bath and Jacuzzi – perfect options for an autumn or winter day. The most popular Kyiv waterparks are Dream Island located near the Obolon' metro station and Terminal, located in Brovary village in the outskirts of Kyiv.
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