How big is the Olympic Oval in Lake Placid?

400 meters
James B. Sheffield Olympic Skating Rink

Location Lake Placid, New York
Coordinates Coordinates:44.28256°N 73.984063°W
Capacity 7,500 (1932 stadium)
Field size 400 meters

Is the Lake Placid Olympic Center open?

It is free and open to the public 7 days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Can you skate at Lake Placid?

Ice skating is ingrained into the Olympic DNA of Lake Placid, and that legacy is accessible to the public at the Olympic Center. Because we have both indoor and outdoor facilities, visitors can participate in our world-class Olympic skating experience year-round!

Can you visit Herb Brooks Arena?

The Olympic Center has a total of four ice surfaces—three indoor, one outdoor—for Lake Placid public skating and athlete training, hosting one of the longest-running summer figure skating programs in the world. Tours are available for the 1980 Herb Brooks Arena, 1932 Rink and the Conference Center at Lake Placid.

Is Mirror Lake Skating Open?

The 2-mile long Mirror Lake ice track is an example of an effort that benefits both the residents of and visitors to Lake Placid. Once the ice forms to a safe thickness, the track is open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Can you skate on Mirror Lake?

Skate on Mirror Lake Each winter the town clears a skating path around Mirror Lake. That’s over two miles of skating fun on the lake. You can get skate rentals at Locker Room 5, which sits right on Main Street in close proximity to the lake.

Is there ice skating on Mirror Lake?

What happens in miracle?

The true story of Herb Brooks, the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Soviet squad. The inspiring story of the team that transcended its sport and united a nation with a new feeling of hope.

Is there an ice skating rink in Lake Placid?

The Olympic Skating Oval is one of the few outdoor rinks of its kind left in the country and it sits in the heart of the Lake Placid village, where plenty of shopping, dining, and family fun await. Skate rentals available. This activity and many others are included with your purchase of an Olympic Sites Passport!

Is the Olympic speed skating oval being renovated?

Renovations to The Olympic Speed Skating Oval include upgrades to the refrigeration system to extend the skating season. In addition, a new building, and other visitor amenities are being constructed.

When is the last day of speed skating?

The Olympic Speed Skating Oval and Indoor Public Skating will close on March 1st for the season, last day February 28th. This is due to construction at the Olympic Center. We are looking forward to the next couple of weeks of great skating outside.