DENVER, CO – It’s December, and thoughts turn to ice skating. Whether you have your own skates or want to rent a pair, public skating sessions are available in Denver and the metro suburbs throughout the month, and during those long Winter Break days.

Here’s a rink roundup of public skating options in and around Denver. Make sure to check websites for updated schedules and costs.

Did we miss any rinks? If you know more public skating options, please let us know in the comments or on Facebook, and we’ll add them to the list.


The Downtown Denver Rink At Skyline Park 511 16th St Denver, CO 80202

Now in it’s 9th season, the Downtown Denver Rink offers free ice skating seven days a week until February 3rd, 2019. Programming includes “snowga” and “Broomball” Check out skate tips here. Entry is free. Skate rentals are $6 for kids 12 & under and $8 for adults 13 & older. Purchase your season pass at the Rink for $35 for kids 12 and under and $50 for adults. Skaters welcome to bring their own skates.

Rink Hours:

November 20 – December 24
Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Christmas Eve: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
December 25 – January 7
Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Christmas Day: 11 a.m .– 6 p.m. | New Year’s Eve: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.


Joy Burns Arena, University of Denver Campus: At the Ritchie Center, 2240 E. Buchtel Blvd. Denver, CO 80208

Selected hourly public skate sessions: See calendar here. Skate Rental: $3, Skate Aid Rental: $3

$35: Family admission
$7: Adult
$6: Youth (12 and younger)
$4: Senior (65 and older)
Public Skate 10-punch passes are available online for both adults and youth.


Big Bear Ice Arena, 8580 East Lowry Blvd., Denver, CO 80230

For Public Skate Times Schedule please click here.
Admission Prices:
Adults: $7.00
Youth (12 and Under): $5.00
Skate Rental: $3.00 Extra


The Rink at Belmar 439 S Teller St Lakewood, CO 80226

Rink Hours

Open daily from Thu., Nov. 15, 2018-Sun., Jan. 6, 2019

Sundays–Thursdays: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Fridays–Saturdays: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
*Please note special rink hours for the following dates:

Mon., Dec. 24: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tues., Dec. 25: CLOSED
Mon., Dec. 31: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Mon., Jan. 14, 2018: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Pricing: One hour skate limit per admission

Adult $9.50
Child (12 and under) $7.50
Military Service Members $5 (w/ID)
Children 2 & under and Seniors 65 and over – Free
$5 Skating without skate rental


Ice Centre At the Promenade 10710 Westminster Blvd Westminster, CO 80020

Public Skating Schedule here.

Regular Admission $6.00
Admission w/Westminster Discount Card $5.00
Age 4 and under Admission $1.00 with paying adult
“Cheap Skate Session” Admission $4.00

Skate Rental $3.50
Skate Aids $5.00
Locker Rental $.50

The Ice Ranch, 841 Southpark Dr Littleton, CO 80160

Please click HERE for Public Skate calendar for the latest schedule as times are subject to change. All open skate events do not require online registration. Just show up!

Cost: $7.00/adult

$5.00/kid between ages 6-12

Children 5 and under are free (session and skate rental) with paying adult

Skate Rental: $3.00/person


Evergreen Lake House 29612 Upper Bear Creek Rd Evergreen, CO 80439

Hot Line: 720-880-1391

• All hours are weather permitting
• To find out if we are open please call the Hot Line, as it is updated daily rather than calling
either Rec Center.
• Always call the Hot Line before you leave for the lake. Hours and days are subject to change
due to fluctuating weather and ice conditions.
• Please make SURE the lake is open for skating before dropping off children and be prompt
picking them up at closing times.

Holiday Break: Dec. 22 – Jan. 8 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Christmas Eve Monday, Dec. 24 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec. 25 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
New Year’s Eve Monday, Dec. 31 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
New Year’s Day Tuesday, Jan.1 8 a.m. – 7p.m.

Tot (3 years and under) Free
Youth (ages 4 – 17 years) $6
Adult (ages 18 – 59 years) $7
Seniors (ages 60+)/Military Discount $5
Skate Rental $7


South Suburban Ice Arena 6580 S Vine St. Centennial, CO 80121

Please see our December public skating schedules daily hours.

Mon – Fri afternoon
$6.00/ Non-district $8.00
Fri night – Sat
$6.50/ Non-district $8.50
Silver Skates (40+)
$4.00/ Non-district$6

Skate rental: $2.50/ Non-district $3.50