Boulder Y construction: Updates and modified hours here.


The Carlston Ice Arena at the Lafayette Y is a community rink where people of all ages, all abilities and all skill levels have a safe and inclusive environment to learn new skills, build confidence, make friends and fall in love with ice sports. Our ice programs are not simply about developing better skaters; we are working to empower youth, nurture positive values and build a community. From tiny skaters to adult hockey players, the Carlston Ice Arena is a place where everyone can find a passion and show some heart.


Rec Skate

Bring your family and friends for fun and fellowship on the ice!

  • Free for Members
  • Non-Members: $5 Youth / $10 Adult 
  • Family Rate: $25 | Includes 2 Adults, 2 Youth, Additional individuals pay the standard rate (beginning October 1, 2023)

Check the facility schedule for rec skate times.

Facility Schedule

Ice Reservations

The YMCA allows members and non-members to reserve and use the ice whenever it is not being used for programs. Contact us to make a private ice reservation.

  • Members: $225 per hour
  • Non-members: $275 per hour

COVID Refund and Credit Policy for Y Programs (Effective 11/4/2020)

The COVID Refund and Credit Policy for Y Programs supersedes the YMCA of Northern Colorado’s existing refund/credit policy. This policy applies to registration in the following programs: Health/Fitness, Sports, Aquatics, Ice, Preschool, Youth and Teen Programs and Adult Programs. This policy does not apply to Y membership or YMCA Camp Santa Maria.


Ice: Learn to Skate & Figure Skating

303-443-4474 ext. 6203
Email Learn to Skate

Ice: Hockey

303-443-4474 ext. 6200
Email Hockey Department