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Popular Outdoor & Indoor Ice Skating Rinks in the Lake George Area

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Winter isn't all about snow in the Lake George area. When the chilly season gets underway each year, a variety of local indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks begin to open up. From Lake George to Glens Falls, here are the locations of some of the most popular ice skating places that you should check out this winter.

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Go Ice Skating in the Great Outdoors

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Lake George

The frozen surface of Lake George beckons, where you can glide along the ice, enjoy the brisk winter weather, and take in the beauty of the Adirondacks. Ice in and ice out dates vary depending on the weather, as does the safety and thickness of the ice. Before heading out, read these excellent winter ice safety tips and view our ice safety infographic. (Bring your own skates.)

Gurney Lane Recreation Area

Please note, Gurney Lane Recreation Area is not offering ice skating for the 2020 - 2021 winter season.

The Gurney Lane Recreation Area in Queensbury features a public outdoor skating rink throughout the winter season. The ice skating rink is typically open on weekends and holidays. The cost to ice skate is free. Call 518-761-8216 if you have any questions.

Crandall Park

Crandall Park in Glens Falls has an outdoor skating rink that is open daily, weather permitting. This is a lighted outdoor skating rink, and the cost to ice skate is free.

Warrensburg Recreation Field

Please note, the Warrensburg Recreation Field is not offering ice skating for the 2020 - 2021 winter season.

The Warrensburg Recreation Field is a popular choice for anyone interested in a free outdoor ice skating rink in the Lake George area. This is a carry-in/carry-out outdoor facility, and the ice skating rink is usually open during the winter season. However, ice skating is subject to weather and other conditions.

Dynamite Hill Rec Center

Please note, this ice skating rink occasionally closes for maintenance. Follow the Dynamite Hill Recreation Area on Facebook for the latest updates. Please bring your own skates, note that the warming hut is closed, and be aware restrooms are open Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 3pm and during school vacations.

In Chestertown, the Dynamite Hill Rec Center is home to an outdoor and covered skating rink throughout the winter season. A warming hut is available, and the cost to ice skate is free.

Find Indoor Ice Skating Rinks

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Cool Insuring Arena

Please note, the Cool Insuring Arena is not offering ice skating for the 2020 - 2021 winter season.

Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls offers public skating on most Thursdays between October and April from 2:00PM - 4:00PM. The cost is $5 per skater. To verify that open skating is available on the date you're interested in going, call 518-798-0366.

Glens Falls Recreation Center

Please note, the Glens Falls Recreation Center is not offering ice skating for the 2020 - 2021 winter season.

The Glens Falls Recreation Center offers free public skating during certain dates and times (limited rentals available). Call 518-615-0446 to confirm the schedule and receive the most recent updates.

Saratoga Springs Ice Rink

In Saratoga Springs, there is an indoor ice skating rink on Weibel Avenue. This rink is typically open for public skating from July through March during specific dates and times. Rentals are available. Call 518-583-3462 for more information.

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