Ice Skating

Glide Into Frozen Fun

Frozen Fire Rink

Learn More About Year-Round Frozen Fun!

Ice Skating Year-round in Clear Creek County!

One of our favorite pastimes is enjoying the crisp mountain air while spending an afternoon gliding on ice and surrounded by magical alpine scenery in the Rocky Mountains! And now, you can enjoy this experience YEAR-ROUND, no matter the weather with the Glice®  Frozen Fire Rink, even in the heat of summer!

Frozen Fire Rink

The Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation District is now home to the Frozen Fire Rink. This Glice® synthetic ice rink is 65 feet by 33 feet and is open year round, weather permitting.

The rink is used for ice skating, hockey, and ice bumper cars allowing the fun to last all year long!

The synthetic ice rink is open for everyone and anyone to have some family fun. The easy and convenient drive from Denver provides wonderful mountain scenery.

The Glice® Frozen Fire Rink is located between the Shelly/Quinn Ball Fields off of I-70 and Exit 241 in Idaho Springs, Colorado.

Winter Ice Skating

The Clear Creek Metropolitan Recreation District welcomes you to enjoy free ice skating in Georgetown at Werlin Park at the corner of 11th and Taos Street, or on Georgetown Lake at Argentine and 22nd Street.

Simply bring your own ice skates or borrow a pair of community skates.

Werlin Park typically opens mid to late November, weather permitting and is open daily all winter long.

Georgetown Lake is open to ice skating once the water is completely frozen over. Please use caution and contact the Town of Georgetown with any questions.



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Ice Skating Safety Guide

Ice skating is more fun when you’re prepared. Before you go, read these important safety tips: 

  • Wear a helmet
  • Ensure your skates have a comfortable fit that’s not too loose or too tight
  • Learn ice-skating basics and use supports, like the edge of the rink or a friend, to avoid falls
  • Be aware of your surroundings, especially if skating backwards or trying out tricks, and be cautious of drilled fishing holes on Georgetown Lake
  • Dress in warm winter clothing and wear winter gloves 
  • Obey all rink rules