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Outdoor Ice Rinks in Colorado



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What better way to savor the magical winter months than with a twirl on the ice under the stars? Whether it's family tradition or a special date night, you can definitely enjoy the classic winter pastime (and earn your hot cocoa!) at these outdoor ice-skating spots all around the state.

SOUTHWEST RINK AT SKYLINE PARK
Downtown Denver, Colorado

During the holiday season, Downtown Denver’s Skyline Park is converted into an outdoor skating rink for fun for all ages. On top of free ice-skating, visitors can enjoy live entertainment, face-painting, holiday movies, broomball, a photo booth, and hot cocoa. Learn more here.

SKATE IN THE PARK
Colorado Springs, Colorado

The only outdoor ice rink in Colorado Springs, Skate in the Park opens for another season Tuesday, November 14, 2017 through Monday, January 15, 2018. Learn more here.

ROTARY PARK & ICE RINK
Ouray, Colorado

Rotary Park is open year-round, but during the winter months the park transforms into a wonderland of ice skating, broomball, ice hockey, and hanging out in the warming hut. Learn more here.

CRESTED BUTTE NORDIC CENTER
Crested Butte, Colorado

If you’re looking for something a little more all-inclusive, the Crested Butte Nordic Center boasts over 50 kilometers of groomed cross-country snowshoe trails, a sledding hill, warming huts, and winter photography workshops—in addition to its outdoor ice rink. Learn more here.

BLACK FAMILY ICE RINK
Beaver Creek, Colorado

If you’re looking for an extra dose of luxury, head on over to Beaver Creek. Every three hours, a Zamboni perfects the ice at the Resort’s 9,000-square-foot Black Family Ice Rink. Hot cocoa awaits you afterward. Learn more here.

WINTERSKATE
Louisville, Colorado

Located at the Steinbaugh Pavilion in Historic Downtown Louisville, WinterSkate is an old-fashioned ice-skating rink placed in a beautiful, small-town setting. The rink generally opens the week of Thanksgiving through the end of February. Learn more here.

EVERGREEN LAKE HOUSE
Evergreen, Colorado

During the winter months, the iconic Evergreen Lake House transforms into a Skating Center, where people can ice skate on the frozen lake or watch from the house. Learn more here.

DERCUM SQUARE ICE RINK
Keystone, Colorado

Keystone Resort’s Dercum Square Ice Rink means business—it’s one of the largest Zamboni-maintained outdoor ice rinks in North America. The kid-friendly rink is located in the heart of River Run Village and offers both day and night skating. Learn more here.

YMCA OF THE ROCKIES
Estes Park, Colorado

The YMCA of the Rockies is surrounded by Rocky Mountain National Park and boasts two outdoor skating spots in the winter months, Dorsey Lake and Upper Cookout Shelter—a one-stop shop for outdoor ice-skating and snow-covered mountain views. Learn more here.

VILLAGE ICE RINK
Winter Park, Colorado

Situated in the heart of the Village at Winter Park Resort with views of the Continental Divide, Village Ice Rink offers a picturesque setting for gliding on the ice. The rink is open from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm daily during the ski season, as conditions permit. Learn more here.

GOLD RUN NORDIC CENTER
Breckenridge, Colorado

The pond at Breckenridge’s Gold Run Nordic Center offers an outdoor skating experience just steps away from the comforts of the Clubhouse. The pond is open seasonally beginning in January. Learn more here.

PAGOSA MULTI-PURPOSE PAVILION ICE RINK
Pagosa Springs, Colorado

During the winter months, Pagosa Springs opens its Pavilion Ice Rink to ice-skating, curling, drop-in hockey, and broomball. The town also maintains its skating ponds behind the River Center for ice-skating. Learn more here.

THE RINK AT BELMAR
Lakewood, Colorado

The 7,000-square-foot outdoor ice rink located on the Belmar Plaza is a great place to take a break from holiday shopping. The Rink at Belmar opens November 16, 2017, and offers fun events like performances by the Denver Figure Skating Team, and Skate with Santa Saturdays, just to name a few. Learn more here.

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