Oval Closed for Season

In my previous post, I noted that I believed Sunday would be the last day (as I was also told by rink crew and employees) but was waiting for confirmation in the form of a sign. I checked today, after checking yesterday, and there is indeed a sign stating that the oval is closed for […]

Ice Conditions 3/6/16

*I was told that 3/6 was the last day of the oval for the season but will confirm before announcing that formally* Ice rating from 1-10 with 10 being the best. The morning ice was GREAT! Probably about a 9 rating–not as fast as Friday night but still really smooth and good ice for a […]

Ice Conditions 3/4/16

Ice ratings from 1-10 with 10 being the best. 4 pm – 6 pm session: 9.5 Some of the best ice of the season! The crew worked diligently to smooth out the rough spots on the corner…there is a slight dip on the corner by Wiseguys (coming out of the back stretch) but barely noticeable. Going […]

Schedule 3/3-3/6

Please note there is no public speed skating in the morning Saturday and Sunday due to the Lake Placid Speed Skating Marathon. The weather will warm considerably on Monday, so if you want to skate the last time for the season, I recommend Friday or Saturday afternoon 4 – 6 session (Sunday is scheduled but last […]

Ice Conditions 3/3/16

Ice rating from 1-10 with 10 being the best. 4 pm – 6 pm: 8.5 Amazingly smooth and fast ice considering the slushy conditions Sunday and Monday. There is a large rough patch by the Legends of the Oval board corner, but it is being improved with each resurface. Should be a good marathon this […]

Ice Conditions 2/26/16

  Ice ratings from 1 – 10 with 10 being best.   Sorry for the late post! Busy day preparing for the Irving Jaffee Single Distance Championships! Rating 10 am – 12 pm: 6 The ice was rather choppy in places from the attempt at speed skating yesterday; large bump on back straightaway. Rating 4 […]