Skate in the Park

Now open!

Skate in the Park at Acacia Park, presented by ACADEMY BANK, is open through January 31, 2021. 

What’s New for Skate in the Park this Season?

We have made changes to help us follow health guidelines, make your experience more enjoyable, and keep you safe!

Two-hour skating sessions.

This allows us to manage COVID capacity limits and have extra time to clean & disinfect between sessions. We are unable to offer open skating this season.

Online reservations are required.

All skaters and spectators must make reservations online, so we can manage capacity limits. 

No refunds.

We are unable to refund for no-shows, or to transfer tickets to a different date or time.

Admission

  • We’ve reduced our price to $9 tickets, which includes skate rental.
  • Kids 4 & under are free when accompanied by a paid admission.
  • Spectators are free when accompanied by a paid admission.

Admission purchases will only be available 1-2 weeks in advance of each session, so we can adjust to ever-changing capacity limits and health guidelines accordingly.

Location

Acacia Park, in Downtown Colorado Springs
115 E. PLATTE AVE., Colorado Springs, 80903
719-385-6521

sessions

  • Full day (dark blue on schedule) days include sessions from 10am-noon, 1-3pm, 4-6pm and 7-9pm
  • Evening (light blue on schedule) sessions are 4-6pm and 7-9pm.
  • Private rentals (purple on schedule) sessions vary. Click GET TICKETS to reserve, or email skateinthepark@coloradosprings.gov with questions.
  • Special hours (pink on schedule) vary by date.
  • Pond Hockey (green on schedule) league play, requiring pre-registration for players. Closed to public skating.
 

Bonus

Download a fun Skate in the Park coloring sheet! CLICK HERE.

FAQs

Are skate rentals available?
Yes, skates are included in the price of admission (*sizes and quantities are limited).

What is the capacity?
We follow capacity limits set by the El Paso County Health Department. These guidelines for outdoor events may shift throughout the season. 

Are masks required?
Masks are required inside the building. While not required for skating (as an outdoor activity) they are encouraged.

Are skating aids available?
Yes, Bobby the Seal skate aids are available for rental. They allow a skater to push the back, providing support and stability. They also allow small skaters a seat to ride on. Limited quantities, so be sure to reserve yours when you purchase your admission online.

Can Spectators attend without having to skate?
Yes, but they must reserve a Spectator Admission (free) with a paying customer. This is necessary to maintain proper capacity levels at the rink.

Where to do I park?
There are metered, on-street parking spaces surrounding Acacia Park. Meters are in effect seven days a week, and can be paid with coins, credit cards or ParkMobile app. The less expensive option is the parking garage at Bijou and Cascade. Find parking details HERE

Can my pet join me?
No, pets are not allowed. Service animals are allowed on site, but not on the ice.

Is there a place to store my valuables while I skate?
Yes, 25 cent lockers are available to store your valuables – be sure to bring your own quarters since Skate in the Park is cashless. The facility is not responsible for lost or stolen personal items.

Are there other items available for purchase to make my experience more enjoyable?
Yes, retails items such as hats, socks, gloves, hand warmers, ear muffs, glow products and bottled water are available for purchase on site. Please bring a credit card, we are not able to accept cash.

If I reserved a Spectator Admission and decide I’d like to skate, can I modify my reservation?
Yes, once you arrive on site for your session, see a cashier to change your reservation and take your credit card payment. No modifications can be done over the phone or by email, they can only be modified on site at the time of your session.We 


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