Welcome to the Wallowa Valley Community Ice Rink website!
December 9, 2016 update: The ice rink opened yesterday for the 2016-2017 season! We’re all so excited! It is snowing frequently these days, which is also darn exciting, but be prepared to pitch in and shovel snow off of the rink when you go down there. It literally takes a village to keep the rink running – thank you!
The rink is located at the Enterprise City Park in downtown Enterprise. Come join us for hockey, open skating, or one of our special events on this great community-run, natural ice rink. Skating is free, though donations are appreciated. Our schedule is available in Microsoft Word.
The rink season typically runs from mid December through February, weather permitting. Please check the Wallowa Valley Community Ice Rink page on Facebook to verify that the rink is open before coming down.
Ice skates will be available for day, week, or season-long rental at R’s Consignments in downtown Enterprise, at the corner of River & Main St. The store is open Tues-Sat from 10am-5pm.
1. Head injuries are common on hard ice surfaces. Helmets are recommended, especially for beginner skaters. Helmets are required for all hockey activities.
3. Supervision of kids is a parent responsibility. Please do not drop off and leave kids that may need supervision.
“Kids on Ice are Cool”
Kids on Ice are Cool is an ice skate lease program providing skates for local 2-14 year-old kids. For $20 kids get a pair of hockey or figure skates that they get use for the whole season. This provides kids with affordable skates through their growing years without having to buy a new pair every year as their feet grow. Just go to R’s Consignments in downtown Enterprise to rent some skates!
Wallowa Valley Community Ice Rink, c/o GEMS
P.O. Box 91
Enterprise, OR 97828
http://www.wallowavalleyicerink.com/ or Wallowa Valley Community Ice Rink on Facebook
Volunteers are vital to the rink and are always appreciated. Help is needed during rink setup, takedown, teaching skating or hockey skills, organizing youth hockey, other events and new activities (shuffleboard-on-ice anyone?), opening & closing the rink, shoveling, etc. We also welcome new members to join us on the ice rink committee which overseas management of the rink. If you’re game to help please let us know by emailing us.