Activities

explore our off-hill activities

Topping the list of activities is the Lake Placid Bobsled Experience—a thrill of a lifetime you'll be itching to re-do as soon as you catch your breath. For a more leisurely tour through the natural environment, visit our cross country ski center in winter, and drink in the beauty of the Adirondacks on our 50 km of Nordic trails. In the summer & fall, take a drive up the Veterans' Memorial Highway to the summit of Whiteface Mountain—New York's fifth highest peak—and enjoy 360-degree panoramic views reaching as far as Vermont and Canada.

Our Olympic sites are always buzzing with activity! Explore all of our offerings below and be sure to check out our Activities & Events Calendar to find out what's happening this week.

Activities & Events Calendar

Download a printer friendly version (PDF) of our schedule: April 8 - April 21 & April 22 - April 29.

Olympic Museum
lake placid olympic museum
Lake Placid Olympic Center
Exhibiting Olympic dreams on snow and ice, both past and present. Make the museum your first stop on a tour of America's Olympic hometown!
Olympic Center Tour
olympic center tour
Lake Placid Olympic Center
Take a tour and learn about the Olympic Center's history, current role, and future plans, and hear firsthand stories from our guides who were there for the Games in 1980.
Ice Skating on the Olympic Skating Oval
ice skating
Lake Placid Olympic Center, Olympic Skating Oval
Skate circles around your friends and family on the same ice where Eric Heiden won an astounding five gold medals!
Freaky Fridays in the 1932 Jack Shea Arena
freaky fridays
Lake Placid Olympic Center
In this FREE event, skaters abandon their regular routines in favor of creativity, humor, and amusement in the historic 1932 Jack Shea Arena!
Saturday Night Skate Show
saturday night ice shows
Lake Placid Olympic Center
See new top skaters perform each weekend during the summer season in the historic 1932 Jack Shea Arena.
Saturday - Apr. 20, 2019
lake placid olympic museum
Exhibiting Olympic dreams on snow and ice, both past and present. Make the museum your first stop on a tour of America's Olympic hometown!
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lake Placid Olympic Center
olympic center tour
Take a tour and learn about the Olympic Center's history, current role, and future plans, and hear firsthand stories from our guides who were there for the Games in 1980.
10:00 - 11:00 am | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm | 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Lake Placid Olympic Center
Sunday - Apr. 21, 2019
lake placid olympic museum
Exhibiting Olympic dreams on snow and ice, both past and present. Make the museum your first stop on a tour of America's Olympic hometown!
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lake Placid Olympic Center
olympic center tour
Take a tour and learn about the Olympic Center's history, current role, and future plans, and hear firsthand stories from our guides who were there for the Games in 1980.
10:00 - 11:00 am | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm | 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Lake Placid Olympic Center
Monday - Apr. 22, 2019
lake placid olympic museum
Exhibiting Olympic dreams on snow and ice, both past and present. Make the museum your first stop on a tour of America's Olympic hometown!
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lake Placid Olympic Center
olympic center tour
Take a tour and learn about the Olympic Center's history, current role, and future plans, and hear firsthand stories from our guides who were there for the Games in 1980.
10:00 - 11:00 am | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm | 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Lake Placid Olympic Center
Tuesday - Apr. 23, 2019
lake placid olympic museum
Exhibiting Olympic dreams on snow and ice, both past and present. Make the museum your first stop on a tour of America's Olympic hometown!
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lake Placid Olympic Center
olympic center tour
Take a tour and learn about the Olympic Center's history, current role, and future plans, and hear firsthand stories from our guides who were there for the Games in 1980.
10:00 - 11:00 am | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm | 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Lake Placid Olympic Center
Wednesday - Apr. 24, 2019
lake placid olympic museum
Exhibiting Olympic dreams on snow and ice, both past and present. Make the museum your first stop on a tour of America's Olympic hometown!
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lake Placid Olympic Center
olympic center tour
Take a tour and learn about the Olympic Center's history, current role, and future plans, and hear firsthand stories from our guides who were there for the Games in 1980.
10:00 - 11:00 am | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm | 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Lake Placid Olympic Center
Thursday - Apr. 25, 2019
lake placid olympic museum
Exhibiting Olympic dreams on snow and ice, both past and present. Make the museum your first stop on a tour of America's Olympic hometown!
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lake Placid Olympic Center
olympic center tour
Take a tour and learn about the Olympic Center's history, current role, and future plans, and hear firsthand stories from our guides who were there for the Games in 1980.
10:00 - 11:00 am | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm | 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Lake Placid Olympic Center