City Releases Extremely Important News for Ice Skaters in Burlington


The City of Burlington has released some incredibly important information regarding some upcoming free ice skating events.

Emergency repairs have resulted in location changes for multiple free skates that are happening in the city.

According to a recent press release, the Appleby Ice Centre - Rink 4 is currently shut down for emergency repairs and is expected to re-open in early January.

The Tim Hortons Free Holiday Skate on Dec. 22 and Jan. 5 have been moved to Mainway Ice Centre - Rink 1. 

The free skate times have been slightly adapted to 7:30 - 8:30 p.m., 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. and 9:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Three of the four rinks at Appleby Ice Centre are fully operational.

Other program changes during the repairs are as follow:

  • Dec. 21: Skate 19+, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. moved to Appleby Ice Centre, Rink 3
  • Dec. 27: Skate 19+ has been moved to Mainway Ice Centre - Rink 2 from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Dec. 29: Public Skate is cancelled. 
  • Dec. 29: Skate 19+, 8:30 to 10 p.m. moved to Appleby Ice Centre Rink 2
  • Jan. 2: Skate Ability has been moved to Rink 1 at Appleby Ice Centre.

Programs and renters have been notified and moved to other rinks within Appleby Ice Centre or arenas within the city.

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