Smith Mountain Lake is the perfect year-round destination! From our gorgeous summer weather to the cozy winter months, it’s always a good time to visit the Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains! If you’re searching for fun activities to do during the colder season, we’ve got the perfect recommendation! Visit a skating rink in Roanoke VA for a day of skating fun!

After you go ice skating in Roanoke VA, indulge in a delicious meal to warm up! Download our free Vacation Guide to get a full list of our favorite restaurants in the Blue Ridge area. You’ll also get the inside scoop on the best wineries near Smith Mountain Lake as well as the best Smith Mountain Lake events. Plan your trip in no time at all with our free Vacation Guide!

Visit an Ice Rink at Roanoke

There are two great public ice rinks in town. Find out which one is perfect for you!

ROA’S Elmwood on Ice

Downtown Roanoke has a new outdoor ice skating rink: WDBJ7’S ROA Elmwood on Ice! You can enjoy skating and sliding in the middle of downtown Roanoke during your stay. WDBJ7’s ice skating rink is located in Elmwood Park, just a short walk from the Taubman Museum of Art! Since this rink is outdoors, be sure to dress in layers. Gloves and a hat are recommended. Admission to the rink is just $6 per person. You can rent skates for $2 or rent an ice slide for $3. Purchase admission, skates, and a slide for just $10! This is a great budget-friendly activity that the kids will love. The skating hours are seasonal so be sure to check the website to get the full schedule!

Berglund Center Coliseum

If you’d prefer to visit an indoor skating rink in Roanoke, VA, stop by the Berglund Center Coliseum (also known as the Roanoke Civic Center). For just $6 admission and $2 skate rental, you’ll be able to enjoy a day of skating fun! There are themed skate days for those who want to get festive! From the Christmas skate in December to the “Pink in the Rink Skate” in February (which benefits the Susan G. Komen Foundation), there are plenty of great opportunities to get dressed up and have fun! To go ice skating at the Roanoke Civic Center, check the schedule.

Stay on the Shores of Smith Mountain Lake with Premier Vacation Rentals

No matter which ice rink at Roanoke you decide to visit, return to your home from Premier Vacation Rentals. You won’t find a better selection of condos, cabins, and luxury rentals on Smith Mountain Lake anywhere else! And with our specials, there are so many great ways to save money on your reservation.

Consider staying in Estate Smith Mountain Lake, which features 500 feet of shoreline and plenty of privacy! This four-bedroom, six-bathroom home is perfect for trips with the extended family. Each of the four bedrooms offer incredible views of the surrounding mountains and lake, as well as comfortable beds covered in luxurious sheets.

Browse through the rest of our rentals and book today! We look forward to having you.