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Eau Claire ice rinks open for season

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Eau Claire (Press Release) - The Eau Claire Parks & Recreation Department announces that the four outdoor skating rinks have opened for the season.

Eau Claire Parks and Recreation will be staffing four regional outdoor skating rinks this winter. We have prepared the rinks at Boyd, Pinehurst, Putnam Heights, and Roosevelt. Warming houses will be open and supervisors will be available during the posted hours at each rink. This is a free service offered through the first week of March (weather permitting).

We will begin our regularly scheduled programs and events December 29. As listed in the PrimeTimes warming House Hours will be:

Boyd
December 29-January 1
1pm-9pm
January 2-March 8
M-F 4pm-9pm
Sat/Sun 1pm-9pm

Roosevelt
December 29-January 1
1pm-7pm
January 2-March 8
General Skating
M-F 4pm-9pm
Sat/Sun 1pm-6pm
Open Hockey
M-R 4pm-10:15pm
Friday 1pm – 9pm
Sat/Sun 1pm-6pm

Putnam Heights
December 29-January 1
1pm-7pm
January 2-March 7
M-F 4pm-9pm
Sat/Sun 1pm-6pm

Pinehurst
December 29-January 1
1pm-7pm
January 2-March 7
M-F 4pm-9pm
Sat/Sun 1pm-6pm

We welcome skaters outside of the posted hours. Please be courteous and only use the ice if frozen solid. During winter storms, large amounts of snow and rain may accumulate. Please keep off the rinks when these conditions develop. The rain and snow mixture will freeze solid over the next day or so. Once frozen, our Parks and Forestry Crew will flood the rink, on top of the frozen Rain-Snow mix, to provide a smooth surface for skating.

 

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