Oly on Ice

Rendering of Oly on Ice rink with Heritage Park and Capitol Dome in background

Oly on Ice - Coming Winter 2018!

Join your friends, family and neighbors at Olympia's first seasonal ice rink, Oly on Ice, November 16 - January 6 at the new Isthmus Park in Downtown Olympia.

Oly on Ice will provide fun, affordable, and family-friendly activities during the holiday season and winter break. Details will be added to this page as they become available.

Frequently Asked Questions


The rink is 4,000 sq. ft. with a max capacity of 125 skaters.

Regular and holiday ice rink hours will be posted as soon as they are available.

No! Our motto is "if you can walk, you can skate." We do ask that anyone under the age of 12 be accompanied by an adult. PLEASE NOTE: PARENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO CARRY THEIR CHILDREN WHILE SKATING.

Yes! We know that weather in Olympia is unpredictable, that's why the ice rink is housed under a tent with retractable sides to protect the skaters and the ice from the elements.

Yes! We will have temporary restrooms available during the run of the ice rink.

There will be dedicated parking on the west side of the park during all hours of operation. Parking on the east side of the lot will be available after 5 p.m. on weekdays, and all day on weekends. There is also free parking within walking distance around Capitol Lake, and paid parking towards the interior of downtown as well.

It is our goal to have affordable pricing for Adults and Youth. Further discounts for seniors/military, group rates and frequency passes are also being explored. Rates will be posted by October 1, 2018.

Yes! If you have your own skates there will be a discount.

Yes, we offer both.

We have skates from Toddler 9 to Adult 14. We do offer double-runners for children under the age of 4. Structured shoes, like sneakers or boots, are required for clamp on double-runners.

We offer double-runner skates in toddler sizes. We have a very limited number of skate aids that are available to rent and are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Field trip details and contact information will be posted by October 1, 2018.

Yes! There is no cost to come and watch. We will have limited seating available for skaters to change their shoes, you are welcome to sit and watch when they are not in use. You can also stand and watch outside the rink.

Please contact arobinso@ci.olympia.wa.us if you are interested in joining us as a sponsor.

We have limited space available for vendor booths. Please contact arobinso@ci.olympia.wa.us for more information.

Oly on Ice is a seasonal (temporary) ice rink, so it will be dismantled after the last day and the park will return to an open, public-use space.


Presenting Sponsor

Olympia Auto Mall Logo

Premier Sponsors

Mary Bridge Childrens Hospital and Propel Construction Logos

Community Sponsor

Twin Star Credit Union Logo

Supporting Sponsors

Thurston EDC, Thurston Talk and Showcase Media logos

Contributing Sponsors

Browsers Books, Capital Medical Center, Graphic Communications and Obee Credit Union logos

In Partnership With

Ice Rink Events logo

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