Tuesday, February 12, 2008

outdoor skating

A guy just called me and asked if I knew of any outdoor ice skating in the area. He wanted to take his lady friend skating on Valentine's. Anyone know a place?


Dr. B said...

I don't know of any local ones, but there are several around the state.

Here is an article on outdoor rinks in Fort Collins, Estes Park, Boulder,
Evergreen and Nederland:

There are outdoor rinks at Keystone, Breck and Vail (or is it Beaver Creek, I can't remember)

Hopefully this helps,

Dena Rosenberry said...

You CAN skate at the little lake at Green Mountain Falls, but I don't know what conditions are like.

There's an outdoor rink - covered, but outdoors - at Meadow Woods Park (I think that's the name) in Woodland Park.

There's outdoor skating in Crested Butte, if you want to make it a two-day affair.

I'm pretty sure you need your own skates for all 3.

Dena Rosenberry said...

From our Almanac:
Ice skating on Fox Run Pond, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Fox Run Regional Park, Roller Coaster Road and Stella Drive, Black Forest, $1. Hours of operation depend on ice conditions and weather. Call 520-6399.

zen said...

I've been trying to get Woodland Park Parks & Rec to rent skates for years. We already have the lake (Memorial Park) and the lake house, the views are beautiful, its downtown, and its brings in visitor dollars to a community that otherwise has no winter draw (Evergreen has been very successful in this regard).

This one is a no brainer if you ask me. But alas I have generated no interest in the powers that be. But hey have you seen the brand spanking new Wal-Mart?

Stephen said...

There's an outdoor skating rink in Victor. Not exactly close or romantic, but it's there.

old miner said...

Oh, come on, Victor is plenty romantic. You might get lucky in one of those abandoned buildings.