Carmel Winter Games is back at The Ice at Carter Green

Bundle up for some ice-cold competition and fun at this year’s Carmel Winter Games! Whether you are signed up to compete or are a spectator, you won’t want to miss two days of non-skating competition February 9 and 10 at the Ice at Center Green.

What kind of competition? “Human curling” on inner tubes, an ice trike relay and “human hungry hippo” using laundry baskets to fetch hundreds of bouncing balls!

The annual event kicks off Friday at 6 p.m. with the Hometown Hero-Olympics featuring good-spirited competition among a number of city departments including Carmel Fire, Engineering, Parks & Recreation, Police and Streets.

On Saturday, the competition on ice begins at noon as teams of friends and corporate co-workers vie for the No. 1 spot. The winning team will choose one of the not-for-profit organizations listed below to receive a cash prize donation.

Not-for-profit organizations: 

  • Carmel Youth Assistance Program
  • Prime Life Enrichment Center
  • The Children’s TheraPlay Foundation
  • Carmel Clay Historical Society
  • Heroes Club
  • Carmel Food Pantries

Participating teams include:

  • Brawny Bisons                   
  • Carmel Lions                               
  • Carmel United Methodist Church
  • Cool Runnings                             
  • F3 – Fitness, Fellowship and Faith
  • Hotel Carmichael
  • Ice Guys Finish Last
  • Kelly Wilson’s Team                                                                   
  • Metronet                                               
  • Sawgrass Savages    
  • Team InMOD Construction

In addition, The Ice at Carter Green will feature a live DJ and a “Meet the Mascots” session.

2024 Schedule of Events

Friday, February 9
Hometown Hero-Olympics (6 p.m.)

Saturday, February 10
The Carmel Winter Games (noon)
Ice Trike Relay
Human Curling
Human Hungry Hippo
Live DJ (noon – 4 p.m.)
Meet the Mascots (1 – 3 p.m.)

*Event schedule subject to change pending weather conditions.

Admission is free and all events are open to the public.

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