Ice Skating

People skating at Centennial Lakes Park

Centennial Lakes Park features a 10-acre lake that is groomed daily during the winter for ice skating. Spread out over three main ponds connected by narrow, meandering canals, the rink gives skaters a unique skating experience.

Skating  Is Open for the Season

The ponds at Centennial Lakes Park are open for skating through mid-February, depending on weather.

Skating Hours

  • Noon-9:30 p.m. Sunday through Friday 
  • 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturdays

Skates and Rentals

Skating is free if you bring your own skates.

Rentals

Skates: $8 per pair
Sizes:  available from children's 8 and up to adult size 13. 

Ice push sleds: $8 an hour

Rental Hours

  • 4-9:30 p.m. weekdays
  • 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturdays
  • Noon-9:30 p.m. Sundays
  • Noon-9:30 p.m. Feb 21 & 22

Rentals are located inside Hughes Pavilion (at the main park entrance near all the free parking)

Warming House

Hughes Pavilion serves a warming house for winter ice skating.

Hours

  • Noon-9:30 p.m. Sunday to Friday
  • 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday

Amenities

  • Benches for skate changing
  • Concessions - snacks including hot cocoa for sale
  • Restrooms
  • Skate and ice sled rentals

COVID-19 notice: All visitors are encouraged to wear a mask inside the warming house and keep a safe social distance to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Health guidelines may change during the skating season and will be followed.

Closures During Season

The outdoor ice at Centennial Lakes Park will close to skaters if conditions are unsafe for either skaters or the staff who groom the ice. Closures include:

  • When the outdoor temperature is expected to be -10 or lower
  • When the wind chill is expected to be -15 or lower
  • If the ice is unsuitable or unstable for skating (heavy snowfall until cleared, rain or warm temperatures are common causes)

Learn About Closures