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Where to Ice Skate In & Near Saratoga Springs

When was the last time you went ice skating? If it's been too long, then discover how much fun it can be to spend a couple of hours skating with family and friends this winter! Ice skating is a popular activity in the Saratoga Springs region, and we've rounded up some of the top spots for it.

boy playing hockey on outdoor ice rink

Ice Skating Areas to Check Out

Saratoga Springs Ice Rinks

The City of Saratoga Springs is home to two indoor ice skating rinks on Weibel Avenue. The Weibel Avenue Ice Rink is an Olympic-size rink, and the Vernon Arena is an NHL-size rink. Enjoy public skating, skating lessons, and hockey.

Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center

Plan a trip to Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center in Northville for cross-country skiing, ice skating, and more winter fun. Their ice skating pond is perfect for kids and adults, and ice skate rentals are available. Use of the ice skating pond is included with the purchase of a facility-use pass.

Saratoga Spa State Park

Saratoga Spa State Park has two seasonal outdoor rinks. Hockey is allowed at the rink just off Avenue of the Pines, but not at the rink near Victoria Pool.

Gavin Park

Gavin Park in Wilton has a public ice rink available as weather permits. Bring your own skates. *Please Note: Due to construction in the park, the ice rink will not be open for the 2019-2020 season.

Jenkins Park

This small park in Burnt Hills has two ponds for ice skating and hockey in the winter.

Saratoga Lake

Visitors can enjoy ice skating at the South Shore Marina on Saratoga Lake.

Capital Arena

The Capital Arena in Clifton Park features two NHL-size ice rinks. This recreational venue hosts year-round ice skating activities, including ice hockey, public skating, figure skating, fall/summer programs, and more.

Remember to stay safe on the ice! Check out these ice safety tips »

After you're done ice skating, eat out at a local Saratoga restaurant »

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