Ice Programs

It's Amazing What We Fit on One Sheet of Ice!

The 18,000-square-foot Carlston Ice Arena at the Arapahoe Y is a community rink where people of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Not only is it available to figure skaters and hockey players, it’s also open to members as a fun way to exercise. Whether you’re looking to boost your endurance, burn calories, learn the basics or join a team, be prepared for 44 degrees of pure fun!

Click on the following programs for more information or to register:

Figure Skating Club

Ice Skating

Adult Ice Hockey

Recreational Skating
YMCA Jr. Buffs Youth Ice Hockey  

Ice Reservations

The YMCA allows members and non-members to reserve and use the ice whenever it is not being used for programs. Ice time is available to members for $150/hour and non-members for $200/hour.

Flatirons Sparks Open House

Curious about joining the YMCA's Flatirons Sparks Synchronized Skating Team? We are hosting two open houses in August, and we’d love for you to come meet our coaches and athletes and see what synchronized skating is all about. The season starts in September, and this year we will have a recreational team and a competitive team.

When: Saturday, Aug 23
Where: Arapahoe Y, Carlston Ice Arena

Summer Ice Show: The Sounds of Summer

Join the Flatiron Figure Skating Club and YMCA Ice Programs on Aug 24 for an exhibition inspired by the fairest of seasons. Solo and group performances will pay tribute to the beach, sunshine and those dog days of summer. Bring the whole family for a cool experience in the middle of the hottest season.

When: Sunday, Aug 24
Where: Arapahoe Y, Carlston Ice Arena

Free Learn to Play Days

We want to offer an opportunity for interested yet inexperienced hockey and figure skaters to take a try on the ice for free—playing hockey, taking a group lesson and becoming inspired by an exhibition from our Flatirons Figure Skating Club. You will also have the opportunity to meet and skate with world-class hockey players.

Don’t have gear or skates? That’s ok…. Play it Again Sports will be here each day to lend you hockey equipment for your time on the ice. The Y will provide both hockey and figure skates. There is limited equipment to borrow, so register early. Helmets are required on our ice; must be provided by the participant.

Learn to Play Hockey Days

If your child has played hockey in the past and wants to get back to the sport, or they are currently playing and want a leg up on the competition, this is an opportunity for them to improve their skills with the help of the Y ice staff and a whole heap of hockey experts.

Learn to Ice Skate Day

Lace up a pair of skates, step on the ice and find your balance. With our skating staff as your guides, we’ll introduce you and your family to the ice and give you the basic skills to enjoy the rink. Then, skaters from the Flatirons Figure Skating Club and guest skaters will host an exhibition to show you where you can take your new-found skills.

Rocket Skate Shop (located in the Arapahoe YMCA)

Located in the Arapahoe YMCA facility next to our ice rink, is Rocket Skate Shop. For more information, contact:

Scott Noble | 303-664-5455 x3335 |

For more information on our Ice programs contact:

303-664-5455 x2302|