ice skating

ice skating

Olympic Speed Skating Oval  |  1932 Jack Shea Arena  |  USA Rink

Skate two of our four rinks, one indoors, one out, both with a direct link to Olympic glory, and both here for you to enjoy. You can't tell the story of competitive skating without involving the Village of Lake Placid. It was in Lake Placid during the 1932 Winter Olympics that Norwegian figure skater Sonja Henie won gold and pirouetted into hearts around the world. That same year, the USA Men's Speed Skating Team made a gold medal sweep, with local hero Jack Shea striking gold twice and teammate Irving Jaffee winning the remaining two medals. Nearly 50 years later on that very Oval, USA Men's Speed Skater Eric Heiden set Olympic history by winning an unprecedented five gold medals.

Bring your own or rent skates from us. In the center of the Speed Skating Oval, one of the few outdoor rinks of its kind left in the country, get cozy and warm up around the fire pit. On both rinks, you'll be skating with history! Skating on the Olympic Speed Skating Oval is FREE with your Olympic Sites Passport (one time admission).

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Please find our regular operating hours for the Olympic Skating Oval and Indoor Skating in the 1932 Rink below. You can also check the Weekly Activity Schedule here for the most updated availability for all of our Olympic venue activities. 

Outdoor Skating Oval (Public Skating) | February 18 - 24
Monday - Sunday from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, 2:00 - 4:00 pm & 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Outdoor Skating Oval (Speed Skating) | February 18 - 24
Monday - Sunday from 8:00 - 10:30 am & 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Indoor Skating in the 1932 Rink | February 18 - 20
Monday - Wednesday from 1:00 - 3:00 pm & 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Outdoor Skating Oval | Regular (Non-Holiday) Schedule (weather permitting)
Monday, Thursday & Friday from 7:00 - 9:00 pm | Saturday - Sunday from 1:00 - 3:00 pm & 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Times and dates are subject to change.
Adult / Teen Skating: $10
Junior / Senior Skating: $8
6 & Under Skating: FREE
Skate Rentals: $6
Adult: 20-64 | Teen: 13-19 | Junior: 7-12 | Senior: 65+ | Military discounts available with valid ID
Home of the "Miracle on Ice" and Eric Heiden's five Olympic Gold Medals in 1980, and Sonja Henie's Olympic Gold Medal in 1932.
Take a spin on our Olympic Speed skating oval, where Eric Heiden won five gold medals in 1980 or sit by the bonfire and sip a cup of hot chocolate and watch the skaters twirl by.

Ice Skating in the USA Rink is no longer available for the Summer/Fall 2018 Season. Stay tuned here for more information on the schedule for the upcoming Summer 2019 Season and be sure to check the WINTER tab for this winter's indoor and outdoor skating schedules!

Indoor Ice Skating
No longer available for Summer/Fall 2018
Times and dates are subject to change.
Adult Indoor Skating: $8
Junior / Senior Indoor Skating: $6
6 & Under Indoor Skating: FREE
Skate Rentals: $6
Adult: 13-64 | Junior: 7-12 | Senior: 65+
Home of the "Miracle on Ice" and Eric Heiden's five Olympic Gold Medals in 1980, and Sonja Henie's Olympic Gold Medal in 1932.
Friday, February 22, 2019
Skate circles around your friends and family on the same ice where Eric Heiden won an astounding five gold medals!
Outdoor Skating Oval (Public) - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, 2:00 - 4:00 pm & 7:00 - 9:00 pm | Outdoor Skating Oval (Speed Skating) - 8:00 - 10:30 am & 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Skate circles around your friends and family on the same ice where Eric Heiden won an astounding five gold medals!
Outdoor Skating Oval (Public) - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, 2:00 - 4:00 pm & 7:00 - 9:00 pm | Outdoor Skating Oval (Speed Skating) - 8:00 - 10:30 am & 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Skate circles around your friends and family on the same ice where Eric Heiden won an astounding five gold medals!
Outdoor Skating Oval (Public) - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, 2:00 - 4:00 pm & 7:00 - 9:00 pm | Outdoor Skating Oval (Speed Skating) - 8:00 - 10:30 am & 5:00 - 6:30 pm