Winter Lodge is now closed for the summer!

Skating classes, group reservations and public skating will return in the Fall!

Check back in August for updated info on our 2024-25 season!

Create Your Account in order to:


  • Buy (or cancel) public session tickets
  • Reserve the ice for a group event
  • Enroll for classes

We offer Beginner to advanced Freestyle Skills classes during the season.

Small groups, large groups and whole rink reservations!

Public skating sessions are open to all skaters of all skill levels. Come have some fun skating under the stars!

USA TODAY reported that Winter Lodge is the #1 rated ice skating rink in the U.S. according to Yelp users.


Outside Magazine ranked Winter Lodge as one of the top 10 outdoor ice skating experiences in the US!

“The past stretches back a long way at both the oldest ice skating rink in the San Francisco Bay Area and the only permanent outdoor rink west of the Sierra.”


Winter Lodge was voted ‘Best of the Bay Area‘ for a family-favorite destination by Bay Area Parent Magazine!

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Tennis anyone?

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is your address?

3009 Middlefield Road / Palo Alto, CA 94306


What is your phone number?

When does Winter Lodge open and close this season?

Winter Lodge opens October 9, 2023 for public skating, classes and private events. Our last day of public skating is April 7, 2024.

What holidays are you closed?

We are closed November 23, December 24, December 25, December 31 (at 5pm), January 1 and March 31.

How old do I have to be to take skating lessons?

We offer group for kids aged 5 and up. Adult classes are offered throughout the season. Check our classes page for more detailed information about dates, times, and prices.

What is the smallest and largest size skates you have?

Our smallest skate size is a toddler 6 and the largest size is a Ladies 14 & Mens 15.

How should my skates fit?

Skates need to fit snug and feel tight, for no wobbly ankles and should be laced tight all the way to the top, with toes touching the end of the skate.

When will the Holiday tree be up?

We put up our Holiday tree the week after Thanksgiving and it stays up through the first weekend of the new year.