The Ice Report – December 15, 2016

A COLD, SNOWY, WINDY day here in Lake Placid! Ice Rating (from 1 – 10, with 10 being the best): 6.5 The ice was pebbly from several days of snowy, icy, and windy conditions–nothing some ice resurfacing can’t fix! 😉 There were a few rough spots on the edges, and slight snow cover. Tomorrow night […]

The Ice Report – December 9, 2016

More snowy skating! Rating from 1 – 10 with 10 being the best ever: 8 The ice was fairly smooth and fast but a bit brittle on the corners…nothing too noticeable! 😉 Snow cover from intermittent heavy snowfall. Please note that due to the meet tomorrow and Sunday morning, there is no public speed skating […]

The Ice Report-December 5, 2016

What a great first day of skating! Ice rating (from 1 – 10 with ten being the best ice ever): 7.5 Congrats are in order to the crew that worked tirelessly over the past two and a half days to make the ice (often through the snow and wind). It was pretty smooth and fast, […]

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 1/8/16

Ice rating for 4 pm – 6 pm session (with 10 being practically perfect): 8.5 The ice was fast and had great glide. There are still gouges and rough spots on the far inner and outer lanes (edges). Otherwise great ice for speed skating!   (thanks Marty Haire for the cool photo of the oval […]

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!