Aspen and Snowmass are a couple of Colorado’s most historic ski towns. Millions of people flock to this area of Colorado every year to experience a true winter wonderland. Visitors are free to glue themselves to the mountains and ski and snowboard until their hearts are content, but we also suggest branching out into some more laid-back fun. If you are visiting the Aspen Snowmass area, we suggest trading in your skis for a pair of ice skates at any one of these amazing venues.
Snowmass Base Village Ice Skating
The Collective Snowmass is the entertainment hub of Snowmass Base Village. This amazing entertainment venue features great places to gather, eat, drink, play, learn, and much more. One of the highlights of this district is the free Colorado ice skating rink. The Collective houses its activities in the large building in the Base Village, but adjacent to the building sits an adorable ice rink. The rink is completely free to use and, a decorated airstream trailer onsite offers free ice skate rentals as well. The rink is open daily from noon to nine at night and is the perfect activity to wind down your day of skiing before you return to your Snowmass condo rental.
Snowmass Ice Skating at Silver Circle Ice Rink
The Silver Circle Ice Rink is a great outdoor ice rink that is located near Ruby Park. The rink is unlike any other in the area as it is actually run by the CP Burger restaurant located immediately next door. The ice rink hours vary depending on the restaurant’s schedule, but this is the perfect way to grab a bite to eat and enjoy the outdoors with some Colorado ice skating.
Aspen Ice Garden
The Aspen Ice Garden is located in the heart of downtown Aspen and has been a pillar of the community for over 55 years. The Aspen Ice Garden home to local figure skating clubs as well as junior, adult, and women’s hockey leagues. This amazing community rink is also the location and practice rink for the local Aspen Curling Club. Not only can guest get in some skate time themselves, but there is bound to be some amazing activities to take in as well.
Lewis Ice Arena
The Lewis Ice Arena is located in the Aspen Recreational Center and boasts an official regulation NHL sized rink. Not only is this rink one of the largest, but it’s also the only Snowmass ice skating rink that is open year-round in the Aspen area. The Lewis Ice Arena is host to annual figure skating shows, high school hockey games, figure skating clubs, and more.