By - Ottawaguitar
If she's OK with used I suggest buying a pair from play it again sports instead.
Cycos on Hawthorne rents skates - it's very close to the canal.
I would suggest buying used at St.Vincent de Paul, or Salvation Army. I bought a pair for $12 and then had them sharpened somewhere else. Had them for over 3 years now and worth every dollar lol.
The canal has rental skates if that's where your planning to go
That was my plan but I'm afraid the canal won't be frozen by then.