Happy Holidays & Ice Update!

Hello everyone, As stated in the previous post, there is no skating tomorrow 12/25 (Christmas Day). As you can see, the ice seems to be a little wet. ORDA management said yesterday they are hoping to have ice for the weekend. Please watch this site for additional information. At this moment, this is what was posted for […]

The Ice Report: Monday, December 21 2015

Rating (from 1 to 10, with 10 being best): 8 The ice was good yesterday, slightly pebbly but decent for skating. Awaiting ice schedule to be updated…keep watching here for schedule updates!

The Ice Report: Sunday December 20, 2015

9 am – 11 am speed skating session ICE RATING (1 being worst and 10 being best): 6  Ice was very pebbly and light snow covering. 4 pm – 6 pm speed skating session RATING: 7.5 Ice was smoother and “faster”, no snow covering. Still some rough spots on the corners. Tomorrow’s speed skating is scheduled for 4 […]

Oval Update 2

Crews continued making ice on the oval today–look forward to skating out there soon! ?⛸ #lakeplacid #olympicoval A photo posted by Christie Sausa (@lakeplacidskater) on Dec 19, 2015 at 9:10am PST The crews continue to prepare the ice for skating. See more photos below: Please see ORDA’s new venue schedule below and note that the […]

Oval Update!

6:07 pm, Friday December 18th 2015: By 5 pm today, “flooding” (the process of putting down water to make ice) began on the oval. As you can see, this is accomplished with a truck which releases water to make even layers of ice. This process takes a while but is interesting to watch. See the photos […]

Latest Charles Jewtraw Allround Update

  Please click HERE see the latest email blast from the Charles Jewtraw Allround Championships meet directors.  As always, keep watching for the latest information, including when crew starts making ice and schedules.