Bill Collier Ice Arena
5075 Fox Sparrow Dr. / 541.850.5758
This 200′ x 85′ pavilion covered, refrigerated ice sheet, nestled into the hills at the entrance of the Running Y Ranch Resort is one of the most picturesque skating experiences in Oregon. The five-month skating season offers plenty of opportunities for ice enthusiasts. The ice arena offers a wide variety of ice skating opportunities including an annual ice show, hockey, broom ball, figure skating, curling, general skating, lessons, and private ice rentals.
Figure Skating at the Bill Collier Ice Arena
The Annual Figure Skating Spectacular began in 2002 and is truly a community endeavor to showcase something special in the Klamath Basin. Access to the ice for figure skating is a priority at BCIA and Skating clinics as well as group and private lessons are also offered.
Ice Hockey at the Bill Collier Ice Arena
You don’t have to be from Canada to knock the biscuit around. The BCIA has many options available for hockey fans. Including adult league and drop-in options, and youth in-house and travel leagues. Group and private lessons are available.
SNOWSHOEING/ CROSS COUNTRY SKIING
There is no experience like flying through the wooded Cascade Mountains and valleys on a cushion of snow. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing offer a unique opportunity to rediscover your favorite summer trail’s winter wonderland version. Or go discover a new favorite, ‘cuz when everything is covered in snow; you make the trail wherever you go! If you’re a prebeginner just looking to try out one of Klamath’s favorite winter pastimes, you can experience a gear-included ranger guided snowshoeing outing: NPS.gov/crla/planyourvisit/ranger-guidedsnowshoe-walks.htm. Or those already in love with the sport a few options exist, visit DiscoverKlamath.com/things-todo/outdoor-recreation/winter-sports/snowshoes-and-cross-country-skiing.
DOWNHILL SKI & SNOWBOARD
Klamath lies smack dab in the middle of a back-country downhill paradise, and also has lots of options for those seeking the convenience of a ski-lift, with mountain resorts in every direction: Willamette Pass – 1.8 hrs. north, Warner Canyon – 2 hrs. east, Mt. Shasta – 2.5 hrs. south, and Mt. Ashland – 2.5 hrs. west.