5828 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Phone: (518) 523-2817
Fax: (518) 523-4160
5828 Cascade Road, Lake Placid, NY, US, 12946
- Phone: (518) 523-2817
- Fax: (518) 523-4160
The Herb Brooks Arena (formerly known as the Olympic Center) is where one of ice hockey's greatest moments took place. The arena was home to the USA vs. USSR match at the 1980 Olympics and the USA pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the games. After Brooks' death in 2003, the Olympic Center was renamed in his honor. The impressive facility is composed of four skating rinks and hosts a variety of events throughout the year at this 7700-seat venue.
The Olympic Sports Complex lets you go for a 30-second blobsled ride down the Olympic track and the one used to still train world athletes today. A truck brings you up the side of the mountain and you ride on down in a four-man bobsled. While it is a pricey ride it is certainly an unforgettable one. For the truly daring, the self-guided luge is a one-of-a-kind experience in Lake Placid. Come watch the athletes do timed runs on the course for skeleton, luge and bobsled. If you prefer to experience the snow and ice off the bobsled track, there is 32 miles of cross-country trails, biathlon training facilities and snowshoe paths for everyone in the family to enjoy.
Included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1988, the Berkeley Square Historic District comprises a town hall and nearly 21 commercial buildings. The different structures represent architectural styles that were prevalent during their period of construction.
Located in downtown Keene Valley, Keene Valley Library was built in 1896. The historic shingle-style building was added to the US National Register of Historic places in 2000. The primary local library has been at the very center of community life of the town since its inception and it continues to add to the cultural and social evolution of Keene Valley. Encouraging learning and reading for people of all ages, the Keene Valley Library arranges for many programs throughout the year, check the website for more details.