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It's that time of year again! Grab your skates and head out for an awesome day of ice or glice (artificial ice) skating! See you there!

Time to Hit the Ice Skating Rinks and Take a Spin!

BASS LAKE — The Pines Resort at beautiful Bass Lake recently debuted the Bass Lake Rink, a Glice skating rink to add even more winter fun in the area! What is Glice, you may ask? It is an artificial ice surface which makes skating accessible even on days when the temperature is warmer.

At Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite take a spin on the outdoor, covered ice rink with three skating sessions daily, then warm up by the fire with a hot beverage. Make your visit to Yosemite National Park even more special by gliding below Half Dome at the Curry Village Ice Skating Rink, a winter staple since 1928.

The Pines Resort at Bass Lake

Image of The Pines at Bass Lake in the winter.

Things to Know Before You Go

Image of The Pines Resort logo.Pines Village
Located in the Village with two restaurants, hotel, bar, market, etc.

Group Pricing
Discounted rates for groups of 15-25 people.

Private Rentals
Brithday Party, School Spirit Night or another occasion? Contact us to rent the whole venue.

Skate Aids & Helmets
Available for adults and children free of charge.

On-site Activities
On-site lounging area, with snacks, bar and outdoor games. Free Wi-Fi access.

Free On-Site Parking
Walking distance to the venue.

Admission Fees
Image of a young child ice skating.

Image by Mircea.

Admission fee covers two (2) consecutive 60-minute sessions; beginning on the hour and skate rentals. Helmets, and skating aids are available free of charge. Kids must be accompanied by an adult supervisor at all times.

$20: Ages 13+
$15: Ages 12 and under

DAY PASS (available from January)
$45: Ages 13+
$35: Ages 12 and under and Registered Hotel Guests

2022/23 SEASON PASS (limited quantities)
$200: Ages 13+
$150: Ages 12 and under

Prices for special events will vary. Contact The Pines Resort for large group reservations and pricing (15-25 people), private events and rink rentals.

Image of the glice skating rink at The Pines Resort.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I purchase my skating tickets?
Tickets are sold at the skate rink on first come; first serve basis. In December 2022 we only offer Admission/Session Passes. No Day Passes.

Each participant will be required to fill out a liability release form prior to using the venue. The form is available online or at the check in desk.

What happens if the weather is unfavorable?
Using artificial ice rink will allow us to stay open during unfavorable weather (unseasonal warm or when snowing or raining).

The venue will close for our patrons safety in case of severe rain or heavy snow storm.

When can I come to skate?
Stop by during operating hours, listed above. Skating sessions start on the hour (10am; 11am, etc.) and your ticket is good for two (2) consecutive 60-minute sessions.

Can I get a refund?
No, tickets are non-refundable.

Are there any age restrictions?
There are no age restrictions. We do expect parents or guardians to be responsible for minors. There are a few of skate aids available for adults and children (1-hour usage limit).

Can I bring my own skates?
Yes! Each ticket includes free skate rental. We offer skates from Toddler 8 to Adult 12. If you wish to bring your own, you are welcome to; however using personal skates will not discount the admission cost. We do not offer skate sharpening services at this time.

Do you offer lockers for personal belongings?
At this time we do not offer lockers or storage of personal belongings. Please plan accordingly.

What NOT to bring on the rink?
Certain items are strictly prohibited on the rink, those include, but are not limited to strollers, hockey sticks and pucks, backpacks, purses, children that have to be carried, regular shoes, etc.

Is the facility “pet friendly”?
Well mannered pets are welcome, but NOT on ice. Owners must remain with their pets and are fully responsible for their actions.

Can I host a group or private event?
Yes! We are offering discounted rates for larger groups, as well as private rink rentals. Please read above for details or contact concierge@basslake.com.

Is there food or drinks available?
Yes! Snacks and drinks (both hot and cold) will be available for sale at the concession stand (opening after Christmas Weekend). There are also two restaurants on-site, as well as the market with the deli.

Are there bathrooms available?
Yes, bathrooms are located next to the concession stand.

What’s the difference between Admission and Day Pass?
General Admission offers access to the rink for two (2) consecutive 60-minute sessions, without ability to leave the venue. Day Pass allows to use the facility throughout the day, with ability to step away for lunch or dinner. This is a perfect option for day-visitors and guests.

I am not skating, where can I wait?
The area around the tennis court will be turned into a lounge area, perfect for non-skaters. Seating chairs, tables, outdoor games, Wi-Fi access, heaters and fire pits will be available for your convenience.

How to use my Season Pass?
Season Pass holders will be issued an admission pass that they will be required to bring with their ID to take advantage of their benefits. Season Pass offers access during regular business hours, based on availability and a discount for special events.

What to wear?
Layers are recommended. Dress appropriately for the weather, but in a comfortable clothing that will not restrict your movement. Athletic or winter gear are recommended. We recommend you wear a helmet and gloves.

Image of the glice skating rink at The Pines Resort at Bass Lake.

The Pines Resort
54432 Road 432
Bass Lake, CA 93604

Special Events


A party of 15-25 is considered a large group and subject to reservation at a special, discounted rate. Contact Concierge@BassLake.com to make the reservation.


Private rentals are any events, regardless of number of people, that will require closing the rink to the public: engagement parties, birthday parties and showers, company events, etc.

Contact concierge@basslake.com to inquire about private rentals and special events.


10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
4 – 8 p.m.

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
4 – 8 p.m.

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
4 – 8 p.m.

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
4 – 8 p.m.

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
4 – 9 p.m.

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
4 – 9 p.m.

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
4 – 8 p.m.

For sponsorship and advertising opportunities, please contact, Dorota Petty, Marketing Manager, at dpetty@basslake.com

About Glice

Glice is a certified Zero-Carbon Footprint company. For every skating panel installed, Glice plants a tree in a deforested part of the world, and each tree more than offsets their carbon release for the manufacturing and distribution of one skating panel.

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

Available Now! (weather permitting)

Winter days call for ice skating. Take a few laps around the rink, then relax by the firepit.

Days: All

Season: Winter

Effort: Medium

Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 pm. and 5 – 8 p.m.

Location: At Resort

Price: $25 for adults (13 and older); $20 for children (12 and under).

Skate rental included!

Please call 559-692-8985 for more information.

Activities and pricing are subject to change.

Activities are dependent on weather conditions.

Please Note: Favorite activities are NOT RESERVED until you submit your activities list to the Concierge and receive a reply. You may also reserve activities by calling the Concierge directly at 559-692-8985.

Curry Village Ice Skating Rink

Since the 1930s, visitors have enjoyed ice skating in Yosemite National Park. Their outdoor skating rink is a family-friendly destination, where you’ll enjoy freshly polished ice, a cozy fire pit, and ample supplies for making s’mores.

The ice rink also offers a skate rental program and a warming hut for storing your shoes while you skate.

Weather permitting, the rink is open every day for several 2.5-hour sessions.

Weekdays (Monday – Friday)
3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Weekends (Saturday & Sunday)
12 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
12 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

The ice rink is also available for private parties on weekdays. Call 209-372-8333 for more information about their Yosemite ice skating rink.

Image of the Visit Yosemite - Madera County logo.

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