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The Bolder Life: Triple Salchow Style


You’re no Nancy Kerrigan. It’s okay, neither am I. But every once in a while I still like to bust out my pretty white ice skates and pretend I am. The outcome usually involves a lot of Tylenol, icing and band-aids, but that’s all part of the fun!

The Boulder County/North Denver Metro region happens to be home to a lot of different ice skating rinks on which you can practice your axel jumps and your camel spins. (I might have googled “ice skating terms” for this post…)

Grab some cocoa, some string to tie padded pillows around your butt and elbows, and check out these local ice skating rinks.

P.S.- Did you know that you can burn over 300 calories in one hour of ice skating? I’m just saying. Great workout. Fun winter sport. Great place to take the kids and still friendly on your wallet.

Check it out.

Lyons Meadow Park Ice Rink
Meadow Park in Lyons | Open Daily
Tucked into the beautiful Lyons scenery, this rink is a great place to spend a weekend afternoon. No admission fee and skate rentals on-site.
Skate Rental Fee: Resident- $5 | Non-resident – $6

Ice Centre @ The Promenade
The Promenade Westminster |Click Here for a Schedule of Public Sessions
Skate for just an hour at this rink and you won’t feel so guilty about indulging at one of the many restaurants located in the Promenade. Although this rink isn’t open to the public all day, they do offer skating for the public, and cheap skates sessions throughout the week. Visit the rink from 2-4 p.m. on December 23rd, and you’ll be skating with Santa himself. (Now that sounds interesting!)
Admission: Resident – $4 | Non-Resident – $5 | Kids 4 & Younger – Free
Skate Rental Fee: $3

Longmont Ice Pavilion
Roosevelt Park in Longmont | Click Here for a Schedule of Public Sessions
The Ice Pavilion in Roosevelt Park is huge. Perfect for showing off some tricks if you got ‘em. And if you visit this rink at night, you’ll get to see the beautiful Christmas lights that decorate the surrounding park.
Admission for Residents: Ages 2-5 – $4.50 | Ages 6-17 – $5 | Ages 18+ – $5.50
Admission for Non-Residents: Ages 2-5 – $5.50 | Ages 6-17 – $6 | Ages 18+ – $6.50
Skate Rental Fee: $3

Winter Skate by Boulder Creek Productions
Pricing for All Winter Skate locations:
Admissions: Ages 12+ – $5 | Ages 4-12 – $4 |Ages 3 & Under – Free
Skate Rental Fee: $3

Winter Skate – Louisville
Steinbaugh Pavilion in Old Town Louisville | Open Daily
Old Town Louisville brings the small-town charm with their ice rink, located in Old Town Louisville. With concessions, holiday music, free horse-drawn carriage rides, and free parking. This is the perfect place to take a date… but only if you’ve got the basics in skating covered. No one looks good when they fall down on the ice!
Click Here for Winter Skate Louisville Hours.

Winter Skate – Broomfield
Flatiron Crossing Mall | Open Daily
This location is a great location to bring the entire family. With so many restaurants located in the mall, it should be easy to find one that the whole family can agree on. Plus, it’s a great way to distract the kids while one of you sneaks off to finish the Christmas shopping.
Click Here for Winter Skate Broomfield Hours.

Winter Skate – Boulder
Twenty-Ninth St. Mall | Open Daily
This year marks the first year that the Twenty-Ninth Street Mall plays host to Winter Skate. Take in the beautiful decorations and lights on the mall this time of year and get your winter skate on.
Click Here for Winter Skate Boulder Hours.

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