Vermont Ice Skating

Vermont Ice Skating Resources and Information

Ice skating in Vermont is a natural. Growing up here, we take for granted that come winter, ice skating will be available somewhere close by and so it is today. With indoor skating rinks, arenas, community rinks and wild ice skating trails on our lakes and ponds, there are ample opportunities to lace up and hit the ice.

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Kingdom Games
Northern Vermont

Running, Biking, Swimming, Kayaking, Skating
Phil White
The Clubhous, 649 Sunset Acres, PO Box 310, Newport, VT 05855
Phone: 802-249-9100
The Northeast Kingdom of Vermont is one of the very first Geotourism Areas in the world, specially designated by National Geographic. It has long been a mecca for a wide variety of outdoor recreation from hunting and fishing to skiing and hiking. But it also offers a world class venue for all types of endurance sports such as running, biking, swimming, kayaking, and skating. A series of running, biking and swimming events was started in 2007 in an effort to support IROC, our community’s indoor pool, multi-purpose sports arena, and recreation center. When that facility closed in 2013, Kingdom Games was formed to continue and expand these outdoor events. Kingdom Games now offers over 30 days of running, biking, swimming, triathlon, kayaking, Nordic skating, pond hockey, speedskating and winter swimming events in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont and the Eastern Townships of Quebec.


The Nordic Skater
Central Vermont
Roller Skis, Cross Country Skis - Boots, Ice Skates, Ice Safety Gear
Jamie Hess
The Waterworks, 713 US Route 5 North, Norwich, VT. 05055
Telephone (802) 649-3939. Toll Free (866) 244-2570.
We’re a small Vermont family business with the best service and the lowest prices. Nordic Skate and Cross Country Skiing gear sales and rentals. Roller Ski Rentals: Shop the largest selection and lowest prices in North America: 6 brands and 30 models of roller skis, including V2, Skike, Swenor, Powerslide, Ski Skett and Start. Most models are available for rent. From Alaska to Florida, we have the skis for you! With the largest rental fleet in the USA, our 2-week mail-order rental program offers skate, classic and 'combi' models, with solid wheels or inflatable tires, with or without brakes.



Living Memorial Park Skating Rink

Living Memorial Park, Brattleboro , VT

Leddy Park Arena
216 Leddy Park Rd, Burlington, VT
Jay Peak Ice Haus
Jay, VT
Fenton Chester Arena
Harris Hill Rd., Lyndon Center, VT

Riley Rink at Hunter Park
Hunter Park Road, Manchester, VT.

The Ice House
Okemo Mountain Resort, 77 Okemo Ridge Road, Ludlow, VT

Dana L Thompson Memorial Park Rink
340 Recreation Park Rd., Manchester Center, VT

Howard E Brush Arena
296 Buttolph Dr, Middlebury, VT


Central Vermont Memorial Civic Center
10 Gallison Hill Rd, Montpelier, VT

Green Mountain Arena
704 Bridge St., Morrisville, VT
Rutland Regional Field House
100 Diamond Run Mall, Rutland, VT
(802) 775-3100

C Douglas Cairns Arena
600 Swift Street, South Burlington, VT
Jackson Arena
Park St. Stowe, VT 05672
Skatium Ice Rink
Vt Route 17, Waitsfield, VT
Ice Center Of Washington West
546 River Rd, Waterbury, VT

Hartford Municipal Arena
Highland Avenue, White River Junction, VT
Union Arena Community Center
496 Woodstock Rd # 3, Woodstock, VT

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Local Skating Rinks

Many towns and communities maintain outside skating rinks. For local information, visit a Chamber of Commerce near you.

Lodging with Skating

Catamount Family Center, Williston, VT

Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT

North Hero House, N. Hero, VT

The Woods Lodge, Northfield, VT

Trails and Clubs

Central Vermont Skating Association - CVSA’s mission is to promote, supervise and assist in the development of youth skating and hockey programs, by providing the best possible experience for all participants, including their spectators. 

Champlain Valley Skating Club, Burlington, VT 802-899-2478 - We offer year round skating including individual professional instruction, US Figure Skating test sessions and the annual Champlain Valley Open Competition.

Memphremagog Ice Skating Club  - A group of ice skaters, committed to building and maintaining a 750 meter skating oval in Newport Bay and additional skating trails when possible.

 Lake Morey Ice Skating Trail, Fairlee, VT  -  The groomed 4-mile-long Lake Morey Ice Skating Trail is the longest in the US. Crossing the entire lake from north to south, the trail offers panoramic views of snow-covered cliffs and mountainsides and the chance to spot a bald eagle.

North Hero Village Skating Oval - A skating oval on the ice that will be maintained until the ice melts. Bring your skates, or rent them at Hero's Welcome! Just get on Route 2 and come to North Hero Village. Free Parking and skating.



Ice Skating Safety

Ice skating is a fun winter activity, and also a great exercise! The National Safety Council offers these tips to help you and your family enjoy safe skating.

  • Wear skates that fit comfortably and provide enough ankle support to keep you on your feet.

  • Have the blades professionally sharpened at the beginning of each season.

  • Skate only on specially prepared skating areas where you are sure the ice is strong enough to withstand your weight.

  • Always check for cracks, holes and other debris.

  • Before setting out on your skating expedition, learn basic skating skills, such as how to stop and fall safely.

  • Wear warm clothing and rest when you become tired or cold.

  • Never skate alone.


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    North Ferrisburg, VT. 05473
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