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Skating Rinks Officially Open at Moncton City Hall, Victoria Park

January 8, 2013

MONCTON – The City of Moncton would like to inform its residents that the community skating rinks in the plaza at Moncton City Hall, Victoria Park and the Kaboom Rink in Centennial Park are now open to the public.

The City Hall and Victoria Park rinks are open seven days a week, weather permitting, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Kaboom Rink in Centennial Park is open from 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. all week long, weather permitting.

Portions of the Centennial Park oval are open to the public with crews working to open the rest of the ice surface. The Mapleton Park pond remains closed to the public for skating. The Jones Lake ice surface is not maintained by the City of Moncton. Residents are asked to use caution and enter at their own risk.

Please be reminded of the rules of the ice: children under 10 years of age must wear a protective helmet and hockey is not permitted on the ice, except at the Kaboom Rink. Hazardous conditions may be reported to city staff at 859-2643. Take advantage of some free winter activities and remember to skate safe and have fun!

For daily updates on ice and rink conditions, go to moncton.ca.

There are indoor skating rinks at the Redball Internet Centre and Crossman Community Centre – Kay Arena. For information and schedules visit redballinternetcentre.com or call 384-4423.

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Media Contact:

Andre Cormier
Corporate Communications
City of Moncton