No snow today, but the kind of cold that requires an extra long warm up! 😉 ICE RATING (from 1-10, with 10 being the best): 7 The ice wasn’t super fast, but no noticeable problems. Traces of snow on surface from wind but not too significant. Don’t forget, the Empire State Winter Games start this […]
Partly sunny in the morning and afternoon and a snow squall–oh what fun it is to skate in the sun and snow, all in one day! Ice Rating (from 1-10 with 10 being the best): 8 am – 10 am: 7.5 The ice was smoother this morning and faster than yesterday…good morning for a skate! […]
Another snowy day! ICE RATING (from 1-10, with 10 being the best) OVERALL: 7 Even though there was pond hockey before the rescheduled afternoon session (5:15 – 7:00) the ice was relatively smooth; not super fast and there was snow cover, but not bad considering all the hockey!
Another snowy day on the Oval! ICE RATING (from 1-10, with 10 being the best): 6.5 The ice was a bit harder than yesterday and smoother although still not really that fast. Slight snow cover. A rough spot going into the corner by the Legends of the Oval board but otherwise no other perceptible problems. […]
The crews are working on the Oval now as the snow continues to fly…. ICE RATING (from 1-10, with 10 being the best): 6 Very slow, snow covered ice due to the warmer temperatures and freezing rain/snow of previous days. Should be better tomorrow. The Oval has a fancy new banner on the back stretch, […]
READERS: PLEASE CLICK “READ MORE” TO SEE THIS SCHEDULE WITH IT’S PROPER FORMATTING. THANK YOU! Thursday, January 26th & Friday, January 27th 4:00pm-6:00pm – Speed Skating 7:00pm-9:00pm – Public Skating Saturday, January 28th 10:00am-12:00pm – Speed Skating 1:00pm-3:00pm – Public Skating 5:15pm-7:00pm – Speed Skating (updated 1/27/17) 7:00pm-9:00pm – Public Skating Sunday, January […]
What an exciting weekend! Races finished on Sunday with a thrilling pack style 10K; then we had two great afternoon sessions to enjoy. Doesn’t get much better! 😉 ICE RATING JANUARY 22 (from 1-10 with 1o being the best Lake Placid ice): OVERALL: 7.5 Ice was faster than on Saturday and smoother. ICE RATING JANUARY […]
Today was warmer (high 30s-low 40s) but the ice held up remarkably well considering the nearly-50 skaters racing on top of it…tomorrow’s second (and final) day of the Irving Jaffee Single Distance Championships should be fun! Ice Rating (from 1-10, with 10 being the best): RACE (8 am – 12 pm): 6 The ice was […]
Another warmer day and a busy session in preparation for the Irving Jaffee Single Distance Championships tomorrow! Ice Rating (from 1-10, with 10 being the best): 6.5 The ice was softer than usual due to the warmer temps, but mostly smooth. There were some rough spots and one or two gouges in the ice surface. […]
A warmer day than usual with temps in the 30s. Ice Rating (from 1-10 with 10 being the best): 7 Most of the surface was fine, but outside edges were soft.