The Edmond Sun

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November 23, 2012

Outdoor ice rink returns to Edmond

EDMOND — The Edmond Outdoor Ice Rink will return to the Festival Market Place Nov. 23 through Jan. 6, Ice Challenge Enterprises announced. The 115-foot by 55-foot rink, located in the Festival Market Place northwest of Broadway and Second Street, is walking distance to specialty shops and restaurants.

The rink is made possible by presenting sponsor Edmond Electric and other local business sponsors.

“We are excited to sponsor this fun holiday activity in our community again this year,” said City of Edmond spokeswoman Ashleigh Clark. “We welcome residents and visitors of all ages to experience the ice rink and hope to continue to make it a holiday tradition in our downtown for years to come.”

A holiday mood will be created with sponsor’s themed live trees, lighted figures and a large outdoor screen featuring skaters and Christmas scenes. Choirs, dancers, instrumentalists and figure skaters will perform at the rink.

The ice rink will open each day from noon to 10 p.m., with special holiday hours. Cost is $10 including skates, $9 with military ID or toy/food donation, $7 with personal skates and $5 for those 5 years old and younger. Special savings are available for group and private party reservations.

There will be special event days promoted throughout the season such as Can-to-Skate Mondays, allowing visitors who bring a non-perishable item for the Hope Center of Edmond to receive a $1 discount off admission. There will also be $1 savings every day for the first two weeks for anyone bringing toys or contributions for No Boundaries, which assists the underprivileged, troubled teens, sex traffic victims and others in need. From noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, wheelchairs and walkers are permitted on the ice with $7 admission. Thursdays, parents with strollers can get their glide on.

For more information about Edmond Outdoor Ice Rink, group or private party pricing, visit www.edmond

outdooricerink.com or call 274-1638. Regarding advertising or sponsorship opportunities call 488-7971.

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