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Lake Placid Olympic Museum to Host 1980 Artifact & Storytelling Night

Kids Looking at Artifacts on the Lake Placid Olympic Museum

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is hosting a “1980 Artifact and Storytelling Night” on Sunday, Feb. 23, in the Edelweiss Room at the Conference Center at Lake Placid. Nineteen-eighty Olympic Winter Games employees, volunteers and community members are invited to bring in an artifact from the Lake Placid Olympic Winter Games… Read more »

Lake Placid Olympic Museum Opens New Exhibit

Exhibit at the Lake Placid Olympic Museum

For immediate Release: 12/16/19 Contact: Alison Haas, Museum Manager Phone: 518-302-5326 Email: [email protected] Lake Placid Olympic Museum Opens New Exhibit LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – The Lake Placid Olympic Museum is excited to announce the opening of its new exhibit, Foretelling the Future – The National Weather Service at the 1980 Olympic Winter Games on December… Read more »

Olympic Center & Museum Opening Celebration

Artist's rendering of the new Lake Placid Olympic Museum spaces

Olympic athletes, state government officials, members of the boards of directors of both the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) and the Lake Placid Olympic Museum, staff, construction partners, and friends of the Museum gathered Wednesday night at the Olympic Center lobby in Lake Placid to celebrate the completion of the Olympic Center and opening of… Read more »

Discovering Greatness Inside Lake Placid’s Olympic Center

An aerial view of Lake Placid's Olympic Center and downtown region on a bright winter day, showing the oval in front and Mirror Lake and mountains in the background.

The 1932 and 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Games radiated brilliantly around the world as beacons of sporting excellence, and today the excitement of those colossal events still resonates. As the iconic centerpiece of the village of Lake Placid, the Olympic Center is a hub of year of year-round recreation, sport, tourism, and adventure for… Read more »

Olympic and Paralympic Day Video

Bridge at entrance to Mt Van Hoevenberg in summer with flags

There’s a lot to celebrate on Olympic and Paralympic Day, June 23, 2022! The birth of the modern Olympic Games and the founding of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are among them. Also at the top of our list is celebrating being active and living the Olympic values around the three pillars of Olympic Day… Read more »

Olympic Day Schedule

Runners on the trails of Mt Van Hoevenberg

ORDA to host a celebration of movement and its Olympic legacy on June 23 The New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) will host a series of activities on Thursday, June 23, commemorating the birth of the modern Olympic Games and the establishment of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The day celebrates being active and… Read more »

ORDA Suspends Operations of Ski Resorts & Lake Placid Olympic Venues

The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) managed ski areas and all its venues will suspend operation at the close of today, Sunday, March 15. Closures include all Nordic and Alpine ski resorts; Mt. Van Hoevenberg, Belleayre Mountain Ski Resort, Gore Mountain and Whiteface Mountain. Additionally, the Lake Placid Olympic sites will be… Read more »