Harry A. Nottingham Park

Weather permitting: Nottingham Lake is open for ice skating Monday-Friday from 4 - 8 p.m. and 12 - 8 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. 

The season end date will be determined based on ice and weather conditions. 

Please call the Avon Rec Center at 970-748-4060 with any questions.


  • Weekdays: 4 - 8 p.m.
  • Weekends: 12 - 8 p.m.


  • Skate Rental: $8
  • Child Skate Assist Rental: $6
  • Hot Chocolate: $2
  • S'mores Kit (makes 2 s'mores): $4

See the Ice Rink Rules and complete a skating waiver online.

Learn more here!

Ice skating with BC In background
Harry A. Nottingham Park, located at 1 Lake Street in Avon, is a beautiful place to spend a day. 

Jack Affleck_2012101_TOA-106The park includes:
  • 48 acres of open space
  • Nottingham Lake for fishing, paddle-boating, and SUP (Stand-Up-Paddle board)
  • Two (2) athletic fields which are available to rent based on availability
  • Children's playground
  • Beach and swim area
  • Picnic tables
  • Barbecue grills
  • Recreational paths for walking, jogging, biking as well as in-line skating
  • Three (3) tennis courts on the west end of the park
  • Two (2) basketball courts on the west end of the park
  • Four (4) pickle ball courts
  • Softball field on the west end of the park
  • Two (2) sand volleyball courts located next to the beach on the north side of the lake
  • Tennis, basketball and volleyball courts are used on a first come, first serve basis
  • The athletic fields are available to rent and field striping is available for an additional charge
  • We have several unique areas to host your family barbeque, company picnic or child's birthday party. Please see the picnic reservation form.

Performance Pavilion at H. A. Nottingham Park

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H. A. Nottingham Park Pavilion is a year round cultural and entertainment venue that can host festivals, concerts, art exhibitions, theater performances, educational events and private functions, year round. 

The Pavilion includes:

  • A 25' x 45' performance stage large enough to accommodate a 60-piece orchestra as well as large bands
  • A large deck over the lake
  • A "green room" connected to the stage with adequate space for theater performances. The green room also serve as a kitchenette for events, which can include weddings, receptions and private gatherings.

Nottingham Lake

OWS NottinghamThe Town of Avon's Nottingham Lake is the focal point of many summer and winter activities in the park. Swimming is only permitted in the designated swimming area. Fishing is allowed in the summer months with the proper Colorado Fishing License. 

Parking for Nottingham Park

Parking is available at the west end of the old Avon Municipal Building at 1 Lake Street; on Lake Street; on West Beaver Creek Boulevard on the north end of the lake; and at the Avon Recreation Center.