Edmond ice skating rink opens Friday

This is the second year that Edmond has had an outdoor skating rink at Festival Market Place. The rink opens Friday.
by Diana Baldwin Published: November 22, 2012

A $1 savings on admission is offered for the first two weeks for anyone bringing a toy or contributions for No Boundaries, which assists underprivileged, troubled teens and sex traffic victims.

People using wheelchairs and walkers and parents with strollers are permitted on the ice with a $7 admission on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the first three weeks.

Dec. 1 will be military appreciation day. Admission is $7 with a military identification. Wheelchairs and walkers will be allowed on the ice that day.

An Ice Prince and Ice Princess will be selected to ride behind the ice resurfacer in the Dec. 8 Edmond Electric Light Parade. Nominations of children, between ages of 5 and 11, can be made at www.metrofamilymagazine.com/ice-princess. They will be crowned at 5 p.m. Dec. 8.

There is free parking, a pavilion for spectators, indoor restrooms, Wi-Fi and free bus transportation on CityLink, Edmond's bus system.

Skaters can come and go at their convenience.

The Downtown Edmond Business Association is offering free Christmas wagon rides which will start at the outdoor skating rink. Wagon rides are from 4 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 6, 13 and 20 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 8, 15, and 22.

For more information, go to www.edmondoutdooricerink.com or call 274-1638.

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by Diana Baldwin
Sr. Reporter
Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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