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“Great family time”

Howelsen Ice Complex
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Owner description: Howelsen Ice Complex has ice skating and is the only Colorado ice facility with Bumper Cars on ice! Regardless of age, interest, or skill level, Howelsen Ice Complex's Olympic size ice sheet can accommodate your needs. From figure skating to hockey leagues, broomball to bumper cars, birthday parties to hockey tournaments, private rentals to public skating sessions, Howelsen Ice Complex has something for everyone.
Reviewed 4 December 2013

All ages family fun. We ranged in age from 11-60 and all of us participated in the bumper cars and ice skating. Laughed and got some exercise. Very nice facility and the staff is very nice. They are very well set up for those who have little-to-no ice skating experience, including babies, so everyone can get out on the ice. Would go back again next time we're in Steamboat.

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Winnie D, Guest Relations Manager at Howelsen Ice Complex, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2014

Yes, please come back and see us the next time you're in town. We'd love to treat you to some more family time.

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Reviewed 3 December 2013

the rink is world class and offers a wonderful alternative to skiing for locals and visitors alike. my 3 year old could have ridden on the bumper cars all day, any motorized experience that allows him to drive is a thrill. lots of fun and we'll definitely be back.

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Winnie D, Public Relations Manager at Howelsen Ice Complex, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2013

Thanks for visiting! The bumper cars are a hit with kids and families of all ages - we highly recommend making a reservation as we have 10-15 bumper cars in each session and the bumper car sessions often fill up completely.

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Reviewed 3 December 2013

My family, from the 2 year old, to the nine year old, to the 15 year old all had a very good time at the Howelson Ice Arena. They had a sled for the baby, a training walker for the nine year old and we all liked the bumper cars. Of course, it was a challenge avoiding the skaters in the bumper cars as their steering is not real precise. Fortunately, the outer tube on cars make for a fairly soft impact on the skaters.

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Winnie D, Public Relations Manager at Howelsen Ice Complex, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2013

LOL - so glad that your family had fun at the Howelsen Ice Arena! For folks that haven't tried the bumper cars or skating - the bumper car area is on one end of the ice rink, with skating on the remaining portion of the rink. A knee high row of firm pads separates the two areas - so no possibility of skaters skating in the bumper car area or getting hit by bumper cars. Lots of bumper cars bumping into other bumper cars though.....

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Reviewed 2 December 2013

Howelson ice arena is such a great place to have some active inside time. My five year old and I like to start with the ice bumper cars, then chase each other around the ice skating rink and finish it off with a foosball ice hockey game. Nothing better when you’re just a little too tired to ski or it's too cold outside.

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Winnie D, Public Relations Manager at Howelsen Ice Complex, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2013

Thanks for pointing out that the Ice Arena is a great place for active indoor play - perfect any day, but especially for those days where it's just super cold outside. (or super hot.)

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Reviewed 6 November 2013

This is a perfect outing with my kids - age 6 and 9. The youngest is just outgrowing the use of the "chair" which is the little metal chair looking thing that the kids lean on when they are looking to skate. Big step for us! The bumper cars rocked! I am getting in one next time!

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