Play it safe at South Suburban!

Thank you for being a loyal and supportive patron of South Suburban Parks and Recreation. We appreciate your patience and understanding during our closures due to COVID-19.

South Suburban wants you to play it safe! Several of our facilities are opening in accordance with the Safer at Home guidelines. Learn more at

Family Sports Ice Arena

Whether you're an ice skater, a hockey player, learning how to skate, or just looking to glide on the ice, the Family Sports Ice Arena is the place for you.

Oh, and did we mention, it’s the practice facility for the Colorado Avalanche? So fans, stop on by to watch them get ready for the next game. You might even get a signature or two.

And once you’ve built up an appetite, hit the concessions or eat at our full service restaurant and bar that overlooks the Avs’ practice sheet. 


  • Ice rinks (2, Avalanche and Hamilton; bleachers; 300 person capacity each; main floor)
  • Birthday party packages
  • Concessions (main floor)
  • Conference/meeting rooms and banquet room (second floor)
  • Equipment rentals
  • Locker rooms (8; main floor, adjacent to rinks)
  • Pro shop (ice and golf; main floor)
  • Skate sharpening
  • Vending machines 

Other Family Sports Center amenities

Admission & Rentals

Public Skating

Enjoy the freedom of ice open for you to practice, spend time with friends, or just glide.

Options District* Non-District
Mon-Fri (Days) $6.00 $8.00
Fri (Evenings) $6.50 $8.50
Sat-Sun (Days) $6.50 $8.50


Need a pair of skates? We have the style and size just for you.

Options District* Non-District
Skates $2.50 $3.50

* To receive resident rates, you must have a valid South Suburban ID card.

Public Skating

We offer a variety of times throughout the week to have fun on the ice with the entire family! 

For times, see our weekly ice schedulePlease Note: Public Sessions may be restricted to 2/3 of the rink due to classes. Schedule is subject to change. 

Figure Skating

We offer a variety of programs and lessons for ice skaters of all ages and abilities.

For Ice rental rates & availability, please contact the ice office at or call 303.754.0562.


The best ice hockey programs in the Denver, Colorado area are right in your own backyard!

Arapahoe Hockey
Learn more about our recreational and travel youth hockey leagues.

We offer a variety of competitive and recreational leagues for both youth and adult hockey.

Play a pick-up game or practice your skills with our Adult Drop-in Hockey and Take-A-Shot sessions. See our weekly ice schedule for times and sign up online.

Learn about Goalies

Learn about Forwards and Defensemen

For more information, contact Peter at 303.754.0563.

Colorado Avalanche
The Family Sports Ice Arena is the practice facility for the Colorado Avalanche. During the season, stop on by to watch the team.

Pro Shop

Ice Skating/Hockey

  • Blade sharpening service
  • Custom-fitted skates
  • Tights
  • Boot covers
  • Blade guards
  • Apparel
  • Hockey protective equipment
  • Hockey sticks / replacement blades
  • Hockey jerseys
  • Team clothing

When visiting the pro shop, also see the large supply of golf related items.

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6901 S. Peoria
Centennial, CO 80112

Facility Manager
Bill Dobbs


Public Skating/Take a Shot/Drop In Schedules:
Public Skating (under 3, skate free; skates not included):
• Weekdays: $6 R,$8 NR
• Friday pm Sat, Sun: $6.50 R, $8.50 NR
• Skates: $2.50 R, $3.50 NR
Take a Shot:
$9 R, $10 NR
Drop-in Hockey (Ages 18 and up):
$9.50 R, $10.50 NR
Rock N Skate (1st Fri of month);
$8 R, $10 NR

2020 Labor Day Hours
10 am - 4 pm
No Learn to Skate Classes

Public Skate: 1-4 pm
Take-A-Shot: 11:20 am - 12:20 pm; 1:40 - 2:40 pm
Freestyle: 10 - 10:45 am
10:45 - 11:30 am
Drop-In Hockey: 11:40 am -12:50 pm


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