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 3/6/16

*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 […]

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 […]

Updates on Jack Shea Sprints registration

From the Lake Placid Speed Skating Club website: Update on Jack Shea Sprints Registration Lake Placid Speed Skating Club is doing everything in its power to host meets as scheduled. As in previous years, and earlier this season, LPSSC has only a verbal agreement with the Oval management to use the Oval during the scheduled race times.  […]

Ice Conditions 12/28/15

Ice Conditions for the 9 am -11 am session: 6.5 The ice was slower than usual, slight snow covering, some rough spots on the edges and corners. Still we’re happy to have skating on the oval! 4 pm – 6 pm (split session): 7 Faster ice than this morning, slight snow cover. Still some rough spots, […]

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!

Lake Placid speed skating news (links)

Hello All, Nothing new to report on the oval, but check out these articles about the Lake Placid Golden Skates Marathon (moved to Quebec City last weekend due to lack of ice) and an article about the oval. Golden Skates Marathon goes north for meet Warm weather postpones speed skating season