Family Winter Sports Guide to Tokyo and Yokohama

ByRay Proper
Dec 14, 2016

Family Winter Sports Guide to Tokyo and Yokohama

Besides skiing and snowboarding, there are a variety of family  friendly options to get outside and active this winter.  From ice skating to “snow rafting” and even a snow tractor adventure ride for those less interested in getting sweaty; there is no reason to miss out on the great outdoors just because it is cold outside, get the family together and go play outside!

Ice Skating

Toshimaen Ice Skating Rink

  • 3-25-1 Kouyama, Nerima-ku, Tokyo (google maps)
  • Entrance fee:  JPY 1000 (Adult) JPY  500 (Child)
  • Skating fees:  JPY500   Rental Shoes:  JPY700
  • Term: Dec 15, 2016-Mar 3, 2017
  • Hours: 10:00-18:00(Mon-Fri) 10:00-20:00 (Mon-Fri throughout December) 10:00-19:30(Sat, Sun)

Meijijingu Gaien Ice Skating Rink

Citizen Plaza

Mitsui Fudosan Ice Skating Rink (Tokyo Midtown)

Shin Yokohama Skate Center

Yokohama Bank Ice Arena

Aqua Rink Chiba

  • address : 224-1 Shinminato, Mihama-ku, Chiba City
  • Skating fee:  JPY1000 (Adult) JPY800 (High school student) JPY700 (Junior High School student & Elementary School Student) JPY400 (Child)    Rental Shoes:  JPY300
  • Term: All year
  • Hours: 9:00-20:00 (Mon -Fri),9:00-18:00 (Sat, Sun, National Holidays)

Indoor Skiing and Snowboarding

Sayama Ski & Snowboarding Area

Air Boarding/Inner-Tubing

Minakami Kogen Ski Resort (air board)

  • 6152-1 Fujiwara, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma Prefecture
  • Fees: 1 day  JPY12000(Adult)(guide , Insurance  Airboard rental  and ticket  for lift included)
  • Fees: Half day JPY 8000  (Adult)(guide , Insurance , “Airboard” rental  and tickets for the  lift/ included)
  • Term: Dec 23, 2016‐April 9, 2017
  • Hours: 1 day (10:00–) Half day (10:00–、13:30–)

Kurohime kogen Snow Park (inner-tube)

Snow Rafting

Mount Jeans Nasu

Snow Coach Tours

Minakami Kogen Ski Resort


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