WinterSkate, an old fashioned outdoor ice skating rink, is coming to Northfield Stapleton this winter. The rink is set up just west of Bass Pro Shops next to Red Robin’s Burger Works. The rink will be open Monday to Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Check the website for special holiday hours.) [Read more…] about WinterSkate – Outdoor Ice Skating at Northfield Stapleton
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WinterSkate, Louisville’s seasonal outdoor rink is back for its 15th season. Boasting over 6,500 square feet of ice, WinterSkate in Historic Downtown Louisville is the largest outdoor ice-skating rink in the county. Regular rates (which include skates) are $10 for adults, $9 for children 12 and under, $8 for 65+ and college students and military with ID and FREE for children 3 and younger. Hours of operation depend on day of the week and date. You can find a complete schedule here.
If you’re headed to Denver International Airport for a holiday vacation or to drop off friends, you may want to set aside a few more hours to chill out and have a little winter fun. Once again, DIA is opening an ice skating rink (in the open-air plaza) — just in time for the holiday season. The rink will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily from Friday, November 23 to January 6, 2019. [Read more…] about Free Ice Skating at Denver International Airport
FREE ice skating returns to downtown Denver’s Skyline Park for another winter as the Downtown Denver Rink welcomes locals anxious to lace up some blades from November 20 to February 3, 2019. Hours vary, so check the rink’s website. Bring your own skates or rent a pair — $6 for kids (12 & under) and $8 for everyone else (13 & older.) [Read more…] about Downtown Denver Rink at Skyline Park Offers Free Skating
Ice is always nice, especially at the Rink at the Rock in downtown Castle Rock. This year’s season skating runs Saturday, November 17 through Monday, February 18. Hours are Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. Be sure to check the rink calendar for special activities on Mondays through Wednesdays, as well as special holiday hours. [Read more…] about Rink at the Rock Keeps Castle Rock On Ice
Here’s another reason for thirsty football fans to cheer this season: During a regular season game, if Cornerback Chris Harris Jr. has an interception and returns it for a touchdown, fans get a FREE 6-pack of Pepsi mini cans (7.5-oz.) You must download the digital offer to your shopper’s loyalty card.
Customers can tackle the freebie for four (4) days following the qualifying game at King Soopers. (The offer requires a SooperCard and is limited to one per household.) The promo runs from October 8 to January 3, 2019, while supplies last. Our team will do its best to keep readers notified, when the deal is available.
Get in the game! Hockey games are always action-packed, so a night at the Pepsi Center with our beloved Colorado Avalanche promises lots of frenzied fun. Hockey fans on a budget can hit the ice without burning up their funds, thanks to this last-minute ticket deal from the team.
Register for Avalanche Rush to receive access to discounted tickets for every home game. A minimum of 100 entry passes will be available to every home game for only $15. (However, the Avalanche website also states there’s a minimum of 150 tickets, so it’s a bit confusing.) Location will be determined by day of game.
For more details about the team’s current ticket deals, click here.
Sunlight Mountain Resort is offering FREE skiing and riding to all active firefighters and first responders each Wednesday of the 2018-19 ski season as part of its new Firefighter Funday campaign. This is the ski area’s way of recognizing the heroic efforts of local firefighters and first responders and also the hundreds who came from out of state to battle wildfires throughout Colorado. [Read more…] about Free Skiing/Riding for Firefighters at Sunlight
Colorado Ski Country USA’s Gems Card has long provided skiers and snowboarders with savings at smaller, lower-key ski areas all over the Colorado Rockies. Invest just $25 for two ways to save: either two 2-for-1 lift tickets or two 30% off lift tickets at each of the 11 Colorado Gems resorts. Gems ski areas are Arapahoe Basin, Cooper, Echo Mountain, Eldora, Granby Ranch, Hesperus, Kendall Mountain, Loveland, Monarch Mountain, Powderhorn and Sunlight. [Read more…] about Gems Card Savings at 11 Smaller Ski Areas
Colorado Ski Country USA’s popular 5th and 6th Grade Passport Programs are again available for the 2018-19 ski season to introduce Colorado youngsters to skiing and snowboarding with FREE or super-cheap lift access at 24 Colorado ski areas.
The 5th Grade Passport allows fifth graders three days of FREE skiing at each of the participating resorts, while the 6th Grade Passport is good for four days of skiing at the same resorts for $105 ($125 for those who sign up after November 30). Taken to the max, that would amount to 80 days on the slopes for less than $1.50 per day. [Read more…] about Colorado Ski Country’s 5th and 6th Grade Passports Back
Shake Shack is known far and wide for burgers, hot dogs, fries and shakes. It is now offering a way to burn off some of those calories. Shake Shack Track & Field hosts FREE community runs on the second Tuesday of each month beginning on August 14. The runs, which are open to all ages and abilities, take off from and return to two metro Denver Shake Shack locations — RiNo and Highlands Ranch. Upon return, the first beverage back at “the Shack” is FREE.
Click here to register, and then meet the group meet at the Shake Shack of your choice at 6:30 p.m. for the 3- to 4-mile loop led by Boulder Running Company. The RiNo Shack is at 995 Larimer St.. Denver, 720-543-8609. The south suburban Shack is at 1509 Park Central Dr., Suite 100, Highlands Ranch, 720-452-1007.
Ready, set, go! If you’re a fierce competitor and have a friend, spouse, co-worker or roommate with the same quality, you just might have the chance to pack your bags for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. “The Amazing Race” is holding auditions for an upcoming season on Thursday, July 12 at K1 Speed (8034 Midway Dr.) in Littleton. Teams may begin lining up at 9 a.m., with auditions starting at 11 a.m. [Read more…] about Ready, Set, Go! ‘The Amazing Race’ Holds Open Auditions in Littleton
The Greenway Foundation has spent more than four decades working to reclaim, restore and revitalize the South Platte River. To help them continue their efforts, organizers dreamed up the Coors Light South Platte RiverFest on Saturday, June 23 at Confluence Park.
The event includes stand-up paddleboard lessons and demonstrations, kayaking and tubing lessons, fitness classes, music, pro races and more. Food and drink is available for purchase.
Enjoy live music, visit the Kids Zone, stop into the food truck court for a snack and a beverage, or try out a standup paddleboard! Activity bracelets for unlimited fun all day long will be $5/child or $12/family.
Festivities get under way at 10 a.m. and run until 8 p.m. Here’s a complete event schedule. 2250 15th St. Denver.
Pro hockey and basketball season are winding down and baseball season is in high gear, but it’s never too early to think football. Enroll youngsters for the Broncos Bunch Kids Club, which includes a Broncos Bunch T-shirt, NFL trading cards and entry to such special events as movie night, junior training camp and next fall, a trick-or-treat party.
It’s worth signing up now, in time for a special Summer Kickoff party in June where kids can play on the field, meet players, alumni and more. Also, members receive a ticket for a FREE kids’ admission to the Downtown Aquarium and a small DQ ice cream cone. [Read more…] about Broncos Bunch Extras for Young Fans
So it snowed… finally. Despite the icy roads and slippery sidewalks, for many, a lovely snowfall is an excuse to go sledding, even if it is just down that tiny median in front of your home. Maybe you’re one of the lucky few with a store-bought sled and the envy of the sledding hill crowd. If not, don’t despair. Coloradans are famous for their ingenuity when it comes to makeshift sleds. Our friend Jody Mace at Charlotte on the Cheap (a Southern gal, go figure) has come up with 17 DIY options. [Read more…] about 17 Easy Do-It-Yourself Sleds