ICE SKATING AND HOCKEY
Skating at Evergreen Lake '21-'22 season
We do not currently have an opening date. We hope Mother Nature will help us to open mid to late December. Check back to this page for future updates.
- No reservations required for '21-'22 season.
- Skate rentals and limited concession food/drinks will be available outside ONLY at Evergreen Lake. No inside access to Evergreen Lake House will be allowed. No skate rentals or concessions at Buchanan Ponds.
Hours: Closed for the Season
- Monday through Friday: 3 to 7 PM, weather permitting
- Saturday: 8 AM to 7 PM, weather permitting
- Sunday: 8 AM to 7 PM, weather permitting
Always call the Skating Hotline 720-880-1391 before heading to Evergreen Lake or Buchanan Ponds as fluctuating weather can affect hours of operation.
The 2022 EVERGREEN POND HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP tournament is back on Jan 8-9, 2022! See below tab for more information.
Skating and Hockey Information
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- Fees and Reservations
- Lake Rules
- Private Skate Parties
- Parking & Shuttle Service
- Ice Safety Brochure and Video
- "Skate the Lake"
- 2022 Pond Hockey Championship
Hockey and Skating Hotline: 720-880-1391
- All hours are weather permitting.
- To find out if we are open, please call the Hotline rather than calling either Rec Center, as it is updated daily.
- Always call the Hotline before you leave for the lake. Hours and days are subject to change due to fluctuating weather and ice conditions.
- Please make sure the lake is open for skating before dropping off children and be prompt picking them up at closing times.
Regular Hours - Closed
|Monday through Friday||3 PM to 7 PM|
|Saturday||8 AM to 7 PM|
|Sunday||8 AM to 7 PM|
Holiday Hours - weather permitting
|Winter Break||December 22 to January 5||8 AM to 7 PM|
|Christmas Eve||December 24||9 AM to 3 PM|
|Christmas Day||December 25||10 AM to 3 PM|
|New Year's Eve||December 31||Closed|
|New Year's Day||January 1||8 AM to 7 PM|
|Martin Luther King Day||January 17||8 AM to 7 PM|
|Presidents' Day||February 21||8 AM to 7 PM|
Admission Fees - Closed for the Season
|Fees Per Hour||Fee|
|Private Hourly Rink Rate||$80/rink|
Skate rental for any participant is $7 per pair. Skate rentals only available at Evergreen Lake. NO skate rentals at Buchanan Ponds.
Sorry, tickets will NOT be transferable between Evergreen Lake House and Buchanan Ponds. Please make sure you purchase tickets for the correct location.
Hand sharpening is offered during scheduled skate times for $8 per pair at Evergreen Lake. Skate sharpening is NOT available at Buchanan Ponds.
Skate sizes for rent range from strap-on skates to men's size 15. Expect lines for skate rental. The rental fee is $7 per pair. Skate rentals are NOT available at Buchanan Ponds.
Group Broomball Rental
Rink, sticks, and balls are included for $65 per hour plus individual ticket purchase.
Ice Rink Rental
A portion of the lake skating area may be sectioned off for the use of private parties, hockey games, broomball, or other skating activities. Please call Evergreen Lake House Office at 720-880-1300 for a reservation.
The rental fee is $80 per hour plus individual ticket purchase. Please note that the reservation fee is for ice rink rental only. Individual tickets may be purchased at a discount.
Warming Hut Rental- not currently available
During open skate hours, the warming hut is available for rent for birthday parties, meetings, group events, and more. The rental fee is $200 for 2 hours and $75 for each additional hour. Tables and chairs are available inside the hut and a private hockey rink with goals is included with the rental. Please call Evergreen Lake House Office at 720-880-1300 for information and reservations.
Evergreen Lake House and skate rinks are closed to the public during private events. Please call for group pricing and availability. Skate rental and broomball equipment are included. Concessions are available upon request. Call 720-880-1300 for information and reservations.
Lake parking is limited. There will be shuttles available on the weekends only at Stagecoach Park and Wulf Recreation Center.
Learn to Skate Classes
Register online, at Evergreen Lake House, or at either Recreation Center. Always call the Skating Hotline in advance to check conditions. Do not drop off children for classes without being sure the rink is open.
Please arrive early to rent skates (included with class) and check-in at the ticket window to receive a lesson ticket. Helmets are required.
Learn To Skate - Beginner (3 to 5 Years)
Learn how to stand, walk and fall down properly on skates. The class progresses to learning how to glide and stop over the course of four weeks.
Learn to Skate - Beginner (6 to 9 Years)
Learn how to stand, walk, and fall down properly on skates. The class progresses to learning how to glide and stop over the course of four weeks.
For children 7 years and older wanting to improve their skating skills, we recommend private/semi-private lessons.
|Private/Semi-Private Skating Lessons|
|Semi-Private||Half - Hour||$25|
No clinics or drop-in hockey currently available.
This annual family-friendly event is a non-alcoholic event held on December 31 each year. EPRD is busy working on the details but as a little teaser, we will be having our first ever laser show on Evergreen Lake!
- 5 hours of non-stop activities (weather permitting)
- Broomball, corn hole, obstacle course
- Holiday movie in heated tent
- Fire pits, roasting marshmallows, hot chocolate
- Ice Skating
- Food Trucks
- Look for more details and ticket information in November!
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Pam Lindquist at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pond Hockey Championship Tournament - January 8-9, 2022