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Hudson Valley Community College Extends Public Ice Skating Hours for Presidents\' Week

CONTACT: Jason McCord (518) 629-8071 or (518) 629-7180
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007

Hudson Valley Community College will offer extended public skating hours in the Robert M. Conway Ice Arena during the college's Presidents\' Week break.

The skating rink will be open Monday through Friday, Feb. 19 through Feb. 23, from noon to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6:15 p.m. each day. The rink also will be open from 4 to 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17, Sunday, Feb. 18, Saturday, Feb. 24 and Sunday, Feb. 25.

Admission to the skating rink is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors or anyone age 17 and under, and free for current Hudson Valley students. Discounted group rates for 10 or more people are available. Skate rentals are $3. Helmet rentals are $1. Skate sharpening is $4 per pair.

Public skating will continue through March 11, 2007. For more information, contact the college's skate shop at (518) 629-4850.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 60,000 alumni.