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Olympic Center Takes Center Stage for World Ice Skating Day 

Outdoor public skating on the Olympic speed skating oval on an early winter evening.

World Class Facilities Selected by the International Skating Union as the Main Event The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) announces that the International Skating Union (ISU) has selected the Olympic Center in Lake Placid as the Main Event Partner for the 2023 World Ice Skating Day event to be held Sunday,… Read more »

World Figure and Fancy Skating Championships October 4-8

Close up of black figure skates creating a pattern on black ice.

Unique Event on Black Ice Blends Skating with Fine and Decorative Art Art of the Olympians Gallery to Open Celebrating Art, Culture and Sport The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (Olympic Authority) announces that the World Figure and Fancy Skating Championships will return to the Olympic Center in Lake Placid from October 4… Read more »

Inline Skating on the Oval

People enjoying inline skating at the Oval

You can now skate circles around your friends and family on the same ice where Eric Heiden won an astounding five Olympic gold medals in 1980 in the summer! The Olympic Center will be opening the James C. Sheffield Oval this summer from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm to offer under lights inline public skating… Read more »

World Ice Skating Day Celebration

A group of 46 ice skaters stands on the speedskating oval facing the camera for a portrait celebrating World Ice Skating Day 2022.

Hundreds of skaters took to the ice Sunday, December 4, in Lake Placid in celebration of World Ice Skating Day (WISD). As part of a new annual global festival, the New York Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) hosted a variety of activities at its Olympic Center throughout the day and into the evening, allowing professionals,… Read more »

Dick Button Artistic Figure Skating Festival

Female figure skater kneels on ice looking upward with hands in the air during a performance, at the Lake Placid Olympic Center

All-New Event with Skating Performances to Honor a Giant in the Figure Skating World   The New York State Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announces it will host a unique event, new to the figure skating world — the Dick Button Festival of Artistic Skating – to be held on October 1 and 2. ORDA is… Read more »