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Still in use

Still in use today. Ice surface is very good. The facility is well maintained. Free to view... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
Interesting, historical attraction.

We have been here many times and always enjoy returning. There is just tons of history here, and... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2019
David L
Wilmington, New York
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2634 Main St, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3648
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Still in use today. Ice surface is very good. The facility is well maintained. Free to view. Fun to read and view the memorabilia posted in the corridors.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed April 25, 2019

We have been here many times and always enjoy returning. There is just tons of history here, and it is fascinating to walk around, read many signs and plaques on the walls, and take in all of the American sports history. Public ice skating is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David L
Reviewed January 17, 2019

As indicated in the title of the venue, this is the older of the two ice arenas in town. The seats are not the most comfortable, but they are better than just plain benches. There are no arm rests, and some of the seats seem...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

We visited the Jack Shea Arena last July while visiting Lake Placid. My husband and I found it interesting. We enjoyed reading the history and walking around. Our older daughters thought it was boring. We are not ice skaters, but we thought it was neat...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gators89
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We were on a recent trip to Lake Placid New York and enjoyed many aspects of past winter Olympic history. Even though 1932 was before my time, while visiting the Herb Brooks arena next door to the Jack Shea arena, the history is there to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Was really nice adventure. We saw the original. 1932 Olympic skating center and the newest skating center

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kenny B
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice stop to see for free and grab a piece of Olympic history. Also get to beat the heat with the in door ice

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

Nice arena. Free admission, which is always nice when you visit tourist spots. Walked in to check it out and were pleasantly surprised to see all of these youngsters on the ice skating. Not surprised to see kids skating, but surprised to see how good...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Lots of history exist within this place and you can feel it throughout. Has a great atmosphere to play in. Dressing rooms are small.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Interesting to the max!Portraits of all that played or was involved.You can do a self free tour or have a guide for a fee,we did the self to spend more time viewing .Great!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Andie E
May 20, 2018|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
I am not able to answer that question, we were there foe a hockey tournament only. I'm sure that the website would give you the times or a phone number to call.