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  •   Dept Head: Bob Adams

Down Town Rink

This holiday season, residents and visitors can enjoy a synthetic skating rink installed in Fort Collins’ Old Town Square. The Down Town Rink features Kwik Rink Synthetic Ice which is a low-maintenance synthetic surface used by competitive hockey players, figure skaters, and recreation users. Skaters can use the rink in any weather condition and can use regular ice skates of their own, or rent skates at the rink. Spectators are welcome to enjoy the rink and activities from the surrounding area under heated lamps. Visits with Santa will also be available through December 24. View live footage of the Down Town Rink here.


  • Rink Admission: $2
  • Skate Rental: $1


Down Town Rink Hours

Opening Dates: 
Saturday, November 18  l  noon-6 p.m.
Sunday, November 19  l  noon-5 p.m.

November 24 
Friday  l  noon-7 p.m.

November 25-December 17
Fridays  l  4-7 p.m.
Saturdays  l  noon-6 p.m.
Sundays  l  noon-5 p.m.

December 19-21 
Tuesday-Thursday  l  4-7 p.m.

December 22-January 7 
Monday-Thursday  l  2-7 p.m.
Friday  l  noon-7 p.m.
Saturday  l  noon-6 p.m.
Sunday  l  noon-5 p.m.

January 8-February 11
Friday  l  4-7 p.m.
Saturday  l  noon-6 p.m.
Sunday  l  noon-5 p.m.

Santa's Hours

Santa arrives in Old Town Square on November 18 at noon. He will also be present during the following times:
November 18-December 17, Wednesday-Sunday  l  noon-6 p.m.
December 19-24, Tuesday-Sunday  l  noon-6 p.m. Closes at 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

Santa will also be present for storytime at Clothes Pony & Dandelion Toys:
Novemebr 24-December 22, Thursdays & Fridays  l  11:30 a.m.

Holiday Hours

Christmas Eve, December 24  l  noon-5 p.m.
Christmas, December 25  l  Closed
New Year's Eve, December 31  l  noon-5 p.m.
New Year's Day, January 1  l  Closed
Martin Luther King Day, January 15  l  noon-5 p.m.

Be Social With Us

Follow us on social media @FCRecreator for updates on live skating events and special appearances at the Down Town Rink. Don't forget to share your favorite Down Town Rink moments with us too!