Frozen Ponds for Ice Skating

This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.

For more additional info and multiple example scenes, please click this Youtube Video Link:
Bakies The Sims 4 Custom Content: Natural Frozen Ponds (it's only 4:04 minutes long)

(Natural) Frozen Ponds
Some time ago when the Seasons expansion pack was just released, I watched the review by Lazy Game Reviews as I'm one of those people who really likes the way he's doing those.
Somewhere in that video he said the following: "Unfortunately you can not skate on the frozen over lakes and ponds and pools stay liquid no matter what.."
This immediately gave me an idea for one of my next mods and this mod is the outcome of that.

With these Frozen Ponds and some added plants, rocks, trees or whatever you would like to add, you can make very natural looking ponds for your Sims to ice skate on.
As for the ice rink settings that normally would be availabe on this object, I deleted all but one, which is the floor light setting.
Using this floor light can make your natural pond look quite magical at night when using certain brighter colors or just simply make it more visible when using a more normal white color.
These Frozen Ponds can also perfectly be used indoors for if you want to make an indoor Ice Skating hall or like in my video, some sort of disco Ice Skating hall.

To see multiple examples of how to use these Frozen Ponds and how to make them look more natural outside, click the video link above.

Object information:
This object requires the Seasons Expansion Pack.
It's a standalone object, so it won't override any other objects in game.
You can find it in Buy mode > Activity and Skills > Outdoor OR type Frozen into the search bar.
You can also recognize it by my "BakieGaming" icon in the lower right corner of the thumbnail.
The cost are: 2000 Simoleons for the small version & 2200 for the larger one.

Game Requirements:
Seasons Expansion Pack

Game Version:
Tested with gameversion:

I Hope you like these Frozen Ponds and will give me some credit if used in screenshots or videos!

>> Want to share my mods? <<
Besides giving me credit and linking back to this page, I would appreciate it if you could add my video instead of (only) the thumbnail.

Additional Credits:
Thanks to the Sims 4 Studio
Thanks Adobe for making Photoshop


First Uploaded: 26 August, 2018
Last Updated: 26 October, 2020

Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the File tab to see the download link. Click the link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract: Use 7zip (recommended), WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (OS X) to extract the file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s). OS X also has a built-in utility for that (just rightclick).

3. Cut and paste the file(s) into your Mods folder:

  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
  • Windows Vista/7/8/8.1: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\

Need more information?

  • Anyone can use both .rar and .zip files easily! On Windows, use WinRAR.
  • If you don't have a Mods folder, just make one.