Ice skating is one of those fun and festive winter time activities that you can really enjoy in Crested Butte. There are a few options in the area to get your fix with outdoor rinks. And if you’re an ice hockey fan, be sure to check out the town league for regularly scheduled games.
Big Mine Ice Arena
The Big Mine Ice Arena is home to our open air rink, which is open from December through March (weather dependent). There is no charge for usage and skate rentals are only $9 for adults ($7 for kids/seniors) at the Nordic Center, which is located on the west side of the rink. When open, call the rink hotline (970) 349-0974 for the daily schedule. Town league hockey games occur throughout the season as well.
Skate Crested Butte South
Whether you’re a local, or staying in the quant little hamlet just south of Crested Butte, the open skate rink is easily accessible. Located in the business district of CB South, a large outdoor hockey rink and skate pond hosts open skate, open hockey, hockey games and more. For a full winter schedule check here. The rink is open from 10am to 9pm from the months of December to March (weather dependent).