Southwest Rink at Skyline Park

Southwest Airlines and the Downtown Denver Partnership invite you to grab your family and friends and head to 16th and Arapahoe in Downtown Denver to the Southwest RinkRinkSkylinePark_4C (2) at Skyline Park! The rink will be open daily from November 25, 2014 – February 16, 2015. Skate rental is $2 – or bring your own pair and skate for free! Free days for kids will take place every Sunday throughout the season.

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Job Openings

The Downtown Denver Partnership Events Department seeks outgoing, self-motivated, customer service oriented team members to work at the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park located in Downtown Denver. Depending on position, responsibilities include handling skating admission transactions, skate rentals, skate safety guard, site cleaning and maintenance, skate sharpening, maintaining ice surface, teaching drop in skating lessons and working with guests in a friendly manner.  For more information, click here.

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Rink Hours

For weather & programming updates call the Rink hotline at: (303) 825-6787

November 25 – December 20

Monday – Thursday: 11am-9pm
Friday – Saturday: 10am-11pm
Sunday: 10am-7pm

December 21 – January 4

Monday – Thursday: 10am-10pm*
Friday – Saturday: 10am-11pm
Sunday: 10am-8pm
* Christmas Eve and Christmas Day: 10am – 6pm
* New Year’s Eve: 10am – 11pm

January 5 – February 16

Monday – Thursday: 12pm-5pm*
Friday – Saturday: 10am-11pm
Sunday: 10am-7pm
* Martin Luther King Jr Day: 10am – 7pm
* Closing Day, February 16th: 10am – 7pm

Learn to Skate

On Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the rink season, learn to skate for free! Lessons free and open to all ages.

Wednesdays: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Saturdays: 8:00am – 10:00am

Broomball Challenge

Information coming soon!

Skating Field Trip

Want to be a rock star teacher and take your students on an out-of-the-ordinary field trip? We would love to help you plan a visit, especially during the month of January! To sign up your school, please email When: Starting January 6th, any weekday except Wednesdays & Fridays Time: Southwest Rink opens to the public at 12pm; anytime before then is open just for schools!