Home to the world-famous Broadmoor Skating Club, The World Arena Ice Hall in Colorado Springs has been, and still is, one of the country's top training centers, producing dozens of skating champions and cutting edge instructors.
The World Arena is home to The Broadmoor Skating Club, one of the largest skating clubs in the United States. The Broadmoor Skating Club has produced more than 50 national champions including 24 U.S. Champions at the Senior level, 3 Olympic Champions, 6 World Champions, 5 World Jr. Champions and 5 World Professional Champions. Each year the BSC is well represented at the U.S. Figure Skating National Championships.
The World Arena figure skating program offers the following to all members of the Broadmoor Skating Club, and the many athletes and coaches that visit to train here throughout the year:
- More than 120 hours of ice is dedicated to figure skating weekly
- Freestyle sessions classified for all test-levels
- Pairs & Dance Sessions
- Power, Spin, Jump and Repertory on-ice classes (in the summer)
- A ballet studio and team of nationally acclaimed Modern Dance, Ballet and Pilates instructors
- A strength & conditioning program and fitness center
- Three on-ice jump harnesses
- Dartfish videography
- A Pro Shop specializing in figure skating needs
Figure Skating Session Rates
45-minute session drop-in rate: $9.75
45-minute session contract ice rate: $7.75 (please contact skating office for contract ice times).
Our History & Awards
The World Arena Ice Hall is one of the finest training facilities in the world. It is a high-altitude, multi-purpose sports facility that provides elite-level services for emerging athletes. The complex is home to dozens of world-class figure skaters including multiple Team USA Athletes, World and Olympic coaches, the Broadmoor Skating Club and the Division I Colorado College Men's Hockey team as well as numerous youth and adult hockey organizations, the Colorado Gold Speedskating Club and the Broadmoor Curling Club.
The Ice Hall offers more than 120 hours of ice time dedicated to figure skating each week and features two sheets of ice, three jump harnesses, video analysis and a ballet studio, as well as comprehensive on-ice and off-ice training programs that have attracted athletes from across the United States and the world.
The World Arena Ice Hall works with national governing bodies and other partner organizations in developing and offering programs that provide an effective training environment for athletes, a collaborative atmosphere for their coaches and camaraderie and support for both athletes and coaches.
- Coach Christy Krall, 1964 Olympic Team Member, 1963-65 World Team Member, 2001 Professional Skater Association Lifetime Achievement Award
- Scott Davis, 1993-1994 U.S. Champion
- Jill Trenary, 1987, 1989-90 U.S. Champion
- A.P. McDonough, 2002 Women's World Junior Gold Medalist & 2003 USA World Team alternate
- Coach Ryan Jahnke, 2003 USA World Team member
- Coach Tom Zakrajsek, 2001 U.S.O.C. Developmental Coach of the Year
- Coach Tom Dickson, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Choreographer of the Year
- Coach Janet Champion, 2003 Professional Skater Association Lifetime Achievement Award
- Coach Dalilah Sappenfield, 2008 PSA Coach of the Year
- Coach Tom Zakrajsek, 2009 PSA Coach of the Year
- Keauna McLaughlin and Rockne Brubaker, 2007 World Junior Pairs Champion
- Keauna McLaughlin and Rockne Brubaker, 2008 U.S. Pairs Champion
- Rachael Flatt, 2008 World Junior Women's Champion
- Keauna McLaughlin and Rockne Brubaker, 2009 U.S. Pairs Champion
- Jeremy Abbott, 2009 U.S. Men's Champion
- Rachael Flatt, 2010 Olympian
- Rachael Flatt, 2010 U.S. Ladies' Champion
- Ryan Bradley, 2011 U.S. Men's Champion
- John Coughlin and Caitlin Yankowskas, 2011 U.S. Pairs Champion
- John Coughlin and Caydee Denney, 2012 U.S. Pairs Champion
- Max Aaron, 2013 U.S. Men's Champion
- Joshua Farris, 2013 World Junior Men's Champion
- World Arena Ice Hall - Winner, 2013 Fritz Dietl National Award for Ice Arena Excellence
- Coach Christy Krall, 2013 PSA Coach of the Year
- Alexa Scimeca and Chris Knierim, 2015 U.S. Pairs Champion
- Rachael Flatt, 2016 Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame Inductee
- Vincent Zhou, 2017 World Junior Men's Champion
- World Arena Ice Hall - Winner, 2017 Fritz Dietl National Award for Ice Arena Excellence
- Alexa Scimeca-Knierim and Chris Knierim, 2018 U.S. Pairs Champion
- Alexa Scimeca-Knierim, 2018 Olympian
- Chris Knierim, 2018 Olympian
- Mirai Nagasu, 2018 Olympian
- Vincent Zhou, 2018 Olympian
- Alexa Scimeca-Knierim, Chris Knierim, Mirai Nagasu, 2018 Olympic Bronze Medalists (Team Competition)
- Tomoki Hiwatashi, 2019 World Junior Men's Champion
Year-round, the World Arena offers one-on-one private lessons from some of the nation's top figure skating coaches. Our cadre of coaches have trained numerous National, World and Olympic level competitors. Please contact each coach directly for their schedule, and rates (which vary).