Howelsen Ice Arena requires online purchases for all skate services tickets and is no longer accepting walk-in purchases. Our new, easy-to-use system makes skate drop offs and pick ups seamless and hassle-free. We offer the following skate services:
What You Need to Know
Standard Sharpening: $10 | Same-Day Sharpening: $12
Skate Riveting: $20 (plus surcharge of $2.50 per rivet, paid upon pickup)
Standard: 24 hours
Same-Day: Requires rink staff approval prior to your online purchase
If you purchase a same-day sharpening online without rink staff approval, we may not be able to accommodate your request.
How to Purchase a Skate Service Ticket
Click the blue Purchase Ticket button below and it will take you to our online reservation system. If you are a frequent user, create an account to speed up the checkout process.
Choose your service and follow the prompts to complete your purchase.
Upon completion, you will receive a confirmation email with the next steps, along with a PDF ticket. This document contains a barcode that you will need to drop off your skates and can be printed or scanned from a phone.
If you are purchasing for someone else, you can email the PDF or take a screenshot of the barcode and send to the person dropping off the skates.
You will receive one PDF document and barcode for each ticket purchased, so as stated above, you must keep track of which barcodes have been used.
Bring your skates and the barcode to Howelsen Ice Arena and locate the Skate Sharpening Station in the lobby.
Tap anywhere on the touch screen to begin and hit "Print Tickets".
Scan your barcode (you may need to enlarge it slightly on your phone screen). Once your ticket prints, fill in the following:
Desired due date and time (this is very important)
Desired radius of hollow (if applicable)
Place the ticket in your skate and leave them on the counter next to the Skate Sharpening Station. That's it! Upon pick up, give a rink staff member your name and they will retrieve your skates.
There will be no refunds for online skate sharpening purchases, however, we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not satisfied with the quality of your sharpening, please let our staff know and we will redo the service at no extra charge!