FAQs - Synthetic Ice

Are they playing curling on synthetic ice?

Yes, curling is an option on our Synthetic Ice however you'll need to add some extra lubricant spray.

 

Can synthetic ice be left outside?

Yes, Snipers Synthetic Ice can be left outside as well as driven on. However, like anything in life the better care you take of it, the better it will perform so we recommend covering it up from the Sun and weather if possible when not in use.

 

Can you figure skate on synthetic ice?

Yes, you can figure skate on Snipers Synthetic Ice! We'd LOVE to see your Triple Salchow! :) Please send in a video of your best moves! 


Can you hockey stop on synthetic ice?

Yes, you can hockey stop on Snipers Synthetic Ice! This is a KEY feature of Snipers Ice compared to other products on the market.

 

Does synthetic ice ruin blades?

No, Snipers Synthetic Ice does NOT ruin blades! Keep in mind you are skating on plastic so you will need to sharpen your skates more often than on real ice.

 

How does synthetic ice work?

Snipers Synthetic Ice is a high density polymer infused with our "secret sauce" that allows a player to skate and glide with ease across the surface. If you have never skated on it before, please know this does NOT replicate real ice exactly, there is more resistance which helps with training and performance. You'll notice you become a more powerful and explosive skater once you get back on the real thing!

 

How long does synthetic ice last?

Snipers Synthetic Ice has a long shelf life if properly taken care of. Our product, unlike some competitors is double-sided so both sides can be utilized for longer enjoyment. You should easily get 7 - 10 years out of the product if not longer!


How much does a synthetic ice rink cost?

Snipers Synthetic Ice is one of the most affordable solutions on the market today! Our system has an average cost around $8.50 per square foot and becomes less the more you buy. Don't hesitate to reach out to one of our hockey experts if you're looking to build an at home skating area. We have solutions for both small and large rinks! 

 

How to build a synthetic ice rink?

When building a Synthetic Ice Rink there are many factors to be considered such as the total square feet needed, access to the area and ensuring you've got a good clean flat surface to install it on. Once you've done your initial fact finding it's time to design the rink of your dreams! Exact measurements are provided on our website, but one of our sales consultants are more than happy to help you figure out what you need for the perfect setup! Please email cs@snipersedgehockey.com or call us at 877-793-3883.

 

How to clean synthetic ice?

The best way to clean your Snipers Synthetic Ice is to use a Power Washer if it's available to you. You may also use a mild detergent and warm water, but be certain to dry off your surface and don't use too much water.

 

How to make synthetic ice slippery?

This is one of the best features of Snipers Synthetic Ice, you don't need to do anything to make it slippery! No messy sprays are needed, ever! We have infused our "secret sauce" that creates the ultimate glide for your skater. Just lay it down, lace up, and hit the rink! 


How to skate on synthetic ice?

When skating on Snipers Synthetic Ice you'll notice that your form is extremely similar to skating on real ice. What you will notice is that your first few strides are more resistant which helps strengthen your core and leg muscles. After your first few strides you'll begin to gain speed and glide just like you would on real ice. We generally say after those first few strides it feels pretty close to real ice, quick enough to do C-cuts, hockey stops and other power skating moves! 

 

Is synthetic ice cold?

Snipers Synthetic Ice is not cold, but it's always ready to be skated on! Rain or Shine, Heat or Cold! 

 

Is synthetic ice worth it?

Snipers Synthetic Ice is designed to give players an advantage by getting in some extra skating at home. Ice time has become extremely expensive and is always on someone else's schedule. With your own ice rink in your garage, basement or outdoors you have the ability to practice and skate all the time! In addition, by shooting at home with skates on you'll emulate the real game and most our feedback we receives praises us for the positive impact in makes for their player on the ice.

 

What is synthetic ice?

Snipers Synthetic Ice is an amazing product made out of a specialized plastic and infused with our "secret sauce" that allows a player to lace up their skates and skate in the comfort of their own home.


What is synthetic ice made of?

Snipers Synthetic Ice is an amazing product made out of a specialized plastic and infused with our "secret sauce" that allows a player to lace up their skates and skate in the comfort of their own home.

 

What is the best synthetic ice?

Snipers Synthetic Ice is one of the most versatile products on the market. Due to the design of double-sided panels which allows a skater to skate on both sides of the ice, self-infused lubricants which make sure you don't need any messy sprays, our reviews show that Snipers Synthetic Ice is one of the best products on the market!

 

Where can i buy synthetic ice?

Snipers Synthetic Ice is sold online at snipersedgehockey.com

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