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10/18/2012
Conway Ice Rink Offers Recreational Skating for the Public at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Deborah Renfrew (518) 629-7180, d.renfrew@hvcc.edu
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012

The Conway Ice Rink, located in the McDonough Sports Complex at Hudson Valley Community College, opens for the 2012-13 season on Saturday, Oct. 27. Admission is free on opening weekend. The 18,000 square foot rink offers recreational skating 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 are available for toddlers through adults. Cost is $3.

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. Call (518) 629-4850 for general information.

The season runs through Sunday, March 10, 2013. The rink is closed Thursday, Nov. 22; Monday, Dec. 24; Tuesday, Dec. 25; Monday, Dec. 31; and Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. It will be open for the holiday week, Wednesday, Dec. 26 through Friday, Dec. 28 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 refreshments. Free parking is available in front of the complex.