John A. Dobson Ice Arena is Vail's multi-use ice-skating center located between Vail Village and Lionshead. This facility is one of the largest on Colorado's Western Slope and hosts a variety of on-ice activities for beginner to professional-level skaters, including hockey, figure skating, youth programs, adult hockey leagues, competitions, lessons and other opportunities for ice skate–centric recreation. The arena also hosts a variety of off-ice events including concerts, martial arts competitions and Vail's famed fall ski gear swap. Scheduled classes and open skate times are available so that all ages and abilities can enjoy the pleasure of gliding across the ice at Dobson Ice Arena. Ice-stake rentals are available.
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