Lace Up Those Skates! Head to an Ice Skating Rink in the Adirondacks
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Ice skating is one of the many winter activities locals and guests love about this season in the Adirondacks. Many places allow you to skate for free and several offer rentals, so it's easy to try skating for the first time or introduce kids to the sport. Take a look at the list below to get ideas on where to go.
Please note: Many ice skating venues are not offering the activity for the 2020 - 2021 winter season, including: Cool Insuring Arena, Glens Falls Recreation Center, and Warrensburg Recreation Field. Please check with individual establishments ahead of time.
Also to note: Outdoor rinks are weather dependant.
Ice Skating Locations In & Around The Adirondacks:
Saranac Lake Civic Center
Saranac Lake, NY
The Saranac Lake Civic Center is a great place to go for hockey games and public ice skating on certain days throughout winter.
Enjoy seasonal outdoor activities at Fern Perk in Inlet! Features at the park include a warming room, heated restrooms, and an indoor ice skating rink during the winter months.
Dynamite Hill Recreation Center & Nature Trail
Head on over to the Dynamite Hill Recreation Area for all sorts of fun outdoor activities, including cross-country ski trails, bicycling, hiking, snowshoeing, ice skating, snow tubing, and more!
Olympic Speed Skating Oval & Olympic Center
Lake Placid, NY
Please note: The Olympic Speed skating Oval and Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid are closed to public skating for the season after February 28, 2021 due to construction.
Glens Falls Recreation Center
Glens Falls, NY
The Glens Falls Recreation Center features an indoor ice skating rink that is open to the public during scheduled winter hours. The cost to skate is free, and rentals are available on-site.
Wilmington Youth Center
The Wilmington Youth Center is a fun recreational site for kids of all ages. During winter, an outdoor ice skating rink is open, weather permitting.
Lewis County Fairgrounds
Located at the Lewis County Fairgrounds is an indoor ice skating rink at the Forest Park Pavilion. It is open for public ice skating and hockey.
Ameri-Can North Sports Center
Ameri-Can North Sports Center features an indoor ice skating rink that is open for public skating on certain days.
Warrensburg Recreation Field
The Warrensburg Recreation Field is a year-round park. In summer, the park offers basketball courts, athletic fields, a well-equipped playground, a pavilion, and more. In winter, you can enjoy free ice skating. Facilities are carry-in carry-out.
Cool Insuring Arena
Glens Falls, NY
Formerly named the Glens Falls Civic Center, Cool Insuring Arena is a multi-purpose arena in downtown Glens Falls that features sporting events, concerts, family entertainment, public indoor ice skating, and more.
Indian Lake Ski Hill & Skating Rink
Indian Lake, NY
Located in Indian Lake, NY, the Indian Lake Ski Hill & Skating Rink features a free outdoor skating rink that is great for the whole family, sledding and snow tubing opportunities, and a few downhill skiing trails.
SUNY Plattsburgh Field House
The SUNY Plattsburgh Field House in Plattsburgh, NY has an indoor ice rink that is scheduled for public skating on a monthly basis. Call for more details!
Croghan Recreation Park
Croghan Recreation Park features a small village pavilion and an outdoor ice skating arena that is open during winter, weather permitting.
This outdoor ice skating rink is available for public use at Sullivan Park in Peru, NY. It is maintained by Peru Youth Commission volunteers.
Mirror Lake Ice Track
Lake Placid, NY
The 2-mile long Mirror Lake Ice Track offers a place for Lake Placid residents and visitors to ice skate. The Parks Department clears a space for hockey and general skating near the town beach, which is an ideal spot to access the ice track from.
Rouses Point Ice Rink
Rouses Point, NY
The ice arena at the Rouses Point Civic Center is typically open from October 1st through March 30th. Public skating is available on certain days for a small fee.
Long Lake Geiger Arena
Long Lake, NY
Enjoy classic Adirondack winter fun at the Long Lake Geiger Arena in Long Lake. Skates and and sled are available. Find them on Facebook for more information.
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