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Embrace the Chill: Five Places To Go Ice Skating

It’s the season for ice skating, creating a wholesome family experience, fostering bonding and laughter, boosting confidence, and creating lasting memories. Here are some places to take the family to glide into the holiday season.

 

Parker Ice Trail
With its picturesque setting and winding trail design, the Parker Ice Trail provides a unique and scenic ice skating experience, allowing families to glide through a winter wonderland and enjoy the surrounding natural beauty. Enjoy hot chocolate by one of three fire pits available to warm up chilly skaters. Skate away on weekdays, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., or weekends, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., with just a $4 skate rental fee and $10 admission for kids ages 11 and up. Parker. parkerrec.com

 

Rink at Belmar
The Rink at Belmar stands out for its vibrant atmosphere, featuring lively music and festive lights, creating a joyful ambiance perfect for families seeking a lively and spirited ice skating adventure, complemented by nearby dining and shopping options. Consider renting the rink for your next big event. Admission includes skate rental; adults are $10, and children are $8 to skate from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Lakewood. belmarcolorado.com

 

WinterSkate
Situated in the charming downtown area, WinterSkate offers a quaint and cozy ice skating experience, providing families with a warm and welcoming setting to enjoy a classic winter activity surrounded by local shops in the picturesque charm of downtown Louisville. Complimentary skate rental is included with admission for adults and children four and up; children ages three and younger are free. Open seven days a week, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekends. Historic Downtown Louisville. bceproductions.com

 

Apex Park and Recreation
The ice skating rink at Apex Park presents a family-friendly environment with ample space for beginners and seasoned skaters alike, making it an ideal destination for families looking to have a fun-filled day. Participate in “Glow Skate” every first Friday of the month from 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m., where the lights are dimmed as you skate through a vibrant color show. Adults are invited to Coffee Club on Tuesdays 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., just $5 for admission, skate rental, and coffee. Arvada. apexprd.org

 

Downtown Denver Rink
Nestled in the heart of the bustling city of Downtown Denver, this rink offers an exciting and dynamic ice skating experience with stunning views of the urban landscape, inviting families to immerse themselves in the vibrant energy of the city while enjoying the thrill of gliding on ice, followed by a multitude of nearby dining and entertainment options for a complete day of family fun. Open every day this December from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rental and admission is free to fourth-graders all season long, and adults are $11. 16th St. Mall, Denver. winterindenver.com

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