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Conway Ice Rink Offers Recreational Skating for the Public at Hudson Valley Community College

FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

The Conway Ice Rink at Hudson Valley Community College opens for the 2015-16 season on Saturday, Oct. 31. Admission is free on opening weekend. The 18,000 square foot rink, located in the McDonough Sports Complex, offers recreational skating for all ages from 4 to 6:15 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and from noon to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Admission rates are $2 for children 2 to 17 years old; $2 for seniors (60+); and $3 for adults. There is a $1 per person discount for a group of ten or more with advance notice. Quality skate rentals at $3 each are available for toddlers through adults.

A credit-bearing class for beginning and intermediate skaters is offered by the college on weekday mornings. Outside instructors provide evening and weekend lessons at the rink. Call (518) 629-7372 for college lessons and (518) 629-4829 for outside lessons.

The season runs through Sunday, March 6, 2016. The rink is closed Thursday, Nov. 26; Thursday, Dec. 24; Friday, Dec. 25; Thursday, Dec. 31; and Friday, Jan. 1, 2016.

It will be open extended hours during the holiday week, Monday, Dec. 28 through Wednesday, Dec. 30, from noon to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m. each day.

Snacks and beverages are available from vending machines or you may bring your own. Free parking is available in front of the complex. For general information, call (518) 629-4850.