Do one new thing every day. That’s a philosophy to live by. Now, if you are sitting in Kolkata and wondering what’s the one new thing you can do today, then hop onto a 8-wheeler/4-wheeler/3-wheeler/2-wheeler and get yourself to Eco Park, New Town. Because there is an ice-skating rink over there and the maximum advisable time to wait before you try it out is the amount of time it will take you to finish reading this article.
Lemme answer a few FAQs about Eco Iskate right away –
Is it legit? – Yeah, there is an enclosed space with smooth ice on the floor.
Are the ice skates provided? – Yes, and they are comfortable and almost definitely available in your size. And there are a lot of them, so, you will never be disappointed.
Is there any other safety gear? – Elbow and knee guards are provided. Your balance you will have to manage on your own.
Is there an age limit? – It’s mostly for the young at heart.
But, I don’t know how to skate, what will I do over there? – Very few people in this city actually know how to ice skate. Thankfully, the Eco Iskate people found a couple of them and they will be giving you hands-on training in the rink. They are friendly, encouraging and will keep a check on your progress.
What if I fall? – Then, you will crawl to the sides, pick yourself up and start again. It’s so much fun that it literally doesn’t hurt.
What’s the size of the hole it will burn in my pocket? – Only the hole left by a well-invested sum of Rs. 150/-
Honestly, get yourself there. It’s something that will keep you smiling for days.
Find details on Eco Park in our article here.
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