N E W S R E L E A S E
Dec. 6, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Veda McMullen, Senior Communications Specialist
Skate Rink offers fun nights
There’s more fun every night at the new Skate Rink in New Town! New offerings include:
- Early Bird Special, Monday-Friday, 4-5:30 p.m. Receive a free skate rental with your paid admission.
- Date Night, Mondays, 6-9:30 p.m. Bring a receipt from any New Town restaurant dated that day and get free skate rentals for two with your paid admission.
- New Town Night, Tuesdays, 6-9:30 p.m. Bring a receipt from any New Town store dated that day and get a free skate rental with your paid admission.
- Family Skate Night, Wednesdays, 6-9:30 p.m. Receive a free child admission and skate rental with the purchase of an adult admission and skate rental.
- Theme Nights will be held on Thursdays through December, 6-9:30 p.m. Dress up and skate to the sounds of your favorite theme and receive a free skate rental with your paid admission. Themes: Dec. 6: Disco Night; Dec. 13: Country Night; Dec. 20: Ugly Sweater Night; and Dec. 27: Red, White and Blue Night.
The Skate Rink, designed with synthetic ice, is located in Sullivan Square, 4301 New Town Ave. behind Legacy Hall.
The rink is open daily, except Christmas Day, through Jan. 13. Regular hours through Dec. 20 are Monday-Friday: 4-9:30 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; and Sunday: noon-7:30 p.m. Winter Break hours are weekdays Dec. 21-Jan. 1, noon-9:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; and Sundays, noon-7:30 p.m. Christmas Eve hours are 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The rink is closed Christmas Day. Operation hours could be adjusted based on weather, participation numbers and special events. Admission is $5; admission with a skate rental is $7; Skate sharpening is $5, season passes are $50 and private rental is $350 per session. Children under age 12 must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Skate sessions start when the rink opens and are held every two hours thereafter (2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., etc.) and last one hour and 30 minutes. For more information on the rink, visit jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation.
Skating is offered in partnership with James City County, Town Management and Iron-Bound Gym.