The much anticipated Rothman Institute Ice Rink opens tomorrow and we believe it will be everything you’ve imagined. As we’ve reported before, the new rink is part of the city’s $55 million dollar park that occupies the west side of City Hall,
Measuring 120 ft. long and 60 ft wide, the Rothman Institute Rink will be approximately the same size as the ice skating rink that occupies Rockefeller Plaza in New York City and will be placed over the existing water fountains. Considering its size, the new rink will hold several hundred skaters at a time and will be open until February 22nd. City officials are hoping that the new center city ice skating rink will act as a magnet to attract more people downtown during the colder months.
As part of the rink’s effort to attract visitors group packages as well as birthday packages are available. It will pretty much operate the same way as the traditional skating rinks we’ve all grown up with. Below is all the information you need about the new rink.
Here is what you will need to know:
Mon-Th: 3 pm – 9 pm
Fri: 3 pm – 11 pm
Sat: 11 am – 11 pm
Sun: 11 am – 8 pm
Children, 10 and younger: $3
Skate rental: $8
A four week Learn-to-Skate program will be offered on Sunday mornings at 9:30 and 10:15 am. The cost is $60, which includes skate rental and a four-visit punch card (includes free admission and skate rental). Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Session 1 -Nov 23, 30, Dec 7, 14
Session 2 – Jan 4, 11, 18 and 25
Session 3 – February 1, 8, 15 and 22