ICE SKATING AND HOCKEY
Skating at Evergreen Lake is closed for the season. We'll see you for the '21-'22 season!
- Tickets will be sold up to seven days in advance by time slots - online only. No walk-up ticket sales.
- We will have smaller individual rinks this year limited to 10 people per rink. You must maintain 6 feet of distance between households.
- No shuttling this year due to COVID-19. Parking is always limited, so when your time is done at Evergreen Lake, please be kind and leave promptly so the next wave of skaters can have a parking space.
- Skate rentals and limited concession food/drinks will be available outside ONLY at Evergreen Lake. No inside access to Evergreen Lake House will be allowed. No skate rentals or concessions at Buchanan Ponds.
Hours: Closed for the Season
- Monday through Friday: 3 to 7 PM, weather permitting
- Saturday: 8 AM to 8 PM, weather permitting
- Sunday: 8 AM to 7 PM, weather permitting
Always call the Skating Hotline 720-880-1391 before heading to Evergreen Lake or Buchanan Ponds as fluctuating weather can affect hours of operation.
The 2022 EVERGREEN POND HOCKY CHAMPIONSHIP tournament is back on Jan 8-9, 2022! See below tab for more information.
Skating and Hockey Information
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- Fees and Reservations
- Lake Rules
- Private Skate Parties
- Parking & Shuttle Service
- Ice Safety Brochure and Video
- "Skate the Lake"
- 2022 Pond Hockey Championship
Hockey and Skating Hotline: 720-880-1391
- All hours are weather permitting.
- To find out if we are open, please call the Hotline rather than calling either Rec Center, as it is updated daily.
- Always call the Hotline before you leave for the lake. Hours and days are subject to change due to fluctuating weather and ice conditions.
- Please make sure the lake is open for skating before dropping off children and be prompt picking them up at closing times.
Regular Hours - Closed
|Monday through Friday||3 PM to 7 PM|
|Saturday||8 AM to 8 PM|
|Sunday||8 AM to 7 PM|
Holiday Hours - weather permitting
|Winter Break||December 23 to January 5||8 AM to 8 PM|
|Christmas Eve||December 24||9 AM to 3 PM|
|Christmas Day||December 25||10 AM to 3 PM|
|New Year's Eve||December 31||8 AM to 7 PM|
|New Year's Day||January 1||8 AM to 7 PM|
|Martin Luther King Day||January 18||8 AM to 7 PM|
|Presidents' Day||February 15||8 AM to 7 PM|
Admission Fees - Closed for the Season
|Fees Per Hour||Fee|
|Hourly Rink Rate (up to 10 people)||$40/rink|
Skate rental for any participant is $7 per pair. Skate rentals only available at Evergreen Lake. NO skate rentals at Buchanan Ponds.
Effective January 24, you can now make individual skating reservations if you do not want to rent an entire rink. Skaters will be put on a rink (total of 10 people) so you could be on the ice with people you do not know. You must maintain 6 ft of distance between households. Reservations are for one hour. No sticks, no pucks, skating only. Masks required.
Sorry, tickets will NOT be transferable between Evergreen Lake House and Buchanan Ponds. Please make sure you purchase tickets for the correct location.
Hand sharpening is offered during scheduled skate times for $8 per pair at Evergreen Lake. Skate sharpening is NOT available at Buchanan Ponds.
Skate sizes for rent range from strap-on skates to men's size 15. Expect lines for skate rental. The rental fee is $7 per pair. Skate rentals are NOT available at Buchanan Ponds.
Group Broomball Rental
Rink, sticks, and balls are included for $65 per hour plus individual ticket purchase.
Ice Rink Rental
A portion of the lake skating area may be sectioned off for the use of private parties, hockey games, broomball, or other skating activities. Please call Evergreen Lake House Office at 720-880-1300 for a reservation.
The rental fee is $65 per hour plus individual ticket purchase. Please note that the reservation fee is for ice rink rental only. Individual tickets may be purchased at a discount.
Warming Hut Rental- not currently available
During open skate hours, the warming hut is available for rent for birthday parties, meetings, group events, and more. The rental fee is $200 for 2 hours and $75 for each additional hour. Tables and chairs are available inside the hut and a private hockey rink with goals is included with the rental. Please call Evergreen Lake House Office at 720-880-1300 for information and reservations.
Not currently available
Evergreen Lake House and skate rinks are closed to the public during private events. Please call for group pricing and availability. Skate rental and broomball equipment are included. Concessions are available upon request. Call 720-880-1300 for information and reservations.
Lake parking is limited. Due to COVID-19, there will NOT be any shuttle buses this winter season.
Learn to Skate Classes
Register online, at Evergreen Lake House, or at either Recreation Center. Always call the Skating Hotline in advance to check conditions. Do not drop off children for classes without being sure the rink is open.
Please arrive early to rent skates (included with class) and check-in at the ticket window to receive a lesson ticket. Helmets are required.
Learn To Skate - Beginner (3 to 5 Years)
Learn how to stand, walk and fall down properly on skates. The class progresses to learning how to glide and stop over the course of four weeks.
Learn to Skate - Beginner (6 to 9 Years)
Learn how to stand, walk, and fall down properly on skates. The class progresses to learning how to glide and stop over the course of four weeks.
For children 7 years and older wanting to improve their skating skills, we recommend private/semi-private lessons.
|Private/Semi-Private Skating Lessons|
|Semi-Private||Half - Hour||$25|
No clinics or drop-in hockey currently available.
This annual family-friendly event is a non-alcoholic event held on December 31 each year. Details regarding the 2021 event will be coming in the fall. - stay tuned!
Tournament Dates: January 8-9, 2022
Team Registration - Opens Monday, November 1 at 12 AM!
Stay tuned for sign-up link coming soon to this page.
- Lake House will open at 5:30 AM.
- Registration and check-in 6-6:45 AM.
- Tournament begins at 7 AM.
*TEAMS MUST BE PREPARED TO PLAY BOTH DAYS*
Registration & Check-In Location:
Evergreen Lake House
29612 Upper Bear Creek Rd
Evergreen, CO 80439
If the tournament is cancelled due to weather or poor ice conditions, a full refund will be returned to the team.
Teams may cancel their registration 30 days prior to the event and receive a 50% refund. There will be no refunds inside of 30 days. Cancellations must be made in writing to Krista Emrich, Recreation Supervisor - Special Events: firstname.lastname@example.org.
EVERGREEN POND HOCKEY TOURNAMENT DIVISIONS
Competitive Division $500
The Competitive Division is considered the most advanced division of the Evergreen Pond Hockey Tournament. This division is for men and women 18 years and older. Some competitive teams carry former NHL players, Division 1 hockey players, college or high school greats. Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of three games Saturday with the top teams advancing to the finals on Sunday. These teams may have up to 8 players with 4 on the ice at a time. The remaining two teams will compete for the championship.
Intermediate Division $500
The Intermediate Division is for men and women 18 years and older that are dedicated to the pond, but may not have the skills to compete against former NHL, college or high school players. Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of three games Saturday with the top teams advancing to the finals on Sunday. These teams may have up to 8 players with 4 on the ice at a time. The remaining two teams will compete for the championship.
Novice Division $500
The Novice Division is for men and women 18 years and older that love the game, but are strictly in the amateur category. These players do not participate on a regular basis in leagues and would rather play when there is ice outside. Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of three games Saturday with the top teams advancing to the finals on Sunday. These teams may have up to 8 players with 4 on the ice at a time. The remaining two teams will compete for the championship.
The Evergreen Pond Hockey Championship is brought to you by Evergreen Park & Recreation District and all proceeds benefit the District and the Evergreen community.