The Siskiyou Ice Rink is scheduled to open for its 2016-2017 season on Friday, Dec. 2. The season will run 12 weeks concluding on Sunday, Feb. 26.
The same anonymous donor who helped with the rink expansion donated $95,000 for chiller and Zamboni repairs in early November. Trane HVAC Corporation of Rocklin completed repairs on Nov. 18.
Weather issues delayed the making of ice, but ice-making is expected to conclude on Dec. 1.
Pre-season discounted pass sales will continue through December. Check the rink website at www.siskiyourink.org for more information on pricing and schedules.
Ice Rink schedule
Siskiyou Ice Rink is scheduled to open for the season Friday, Dec. 2. The rink is located at Shastice Park, 800 Rockfellow Drive in Mount Shasta. For more information call 530-926-1715 or visit www.siskiyourink.org. Following are the upcoming events.
• Youth Ice Hockey – Late registration is still open for ages 4 and up. All levels are welcome. Some equipment is available for use. For more information call (530) 925-4368.
• Friday, Dec. 2 – Opening day with skating from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Admission is $7 to $10; under age 3 is free with adult. Skate rental is an additional $2.
• Saturday Ice Skate Lessons – For all ages. Tots and children ages 4 to 12: 12:30 to 1 p.m. Teens and adults: 1 to 1:30 p.m. Cost is $12, includes rental skates and entrance to the 1:30 to 5 p.m. public skate session.
• Saturday Ice Skating – Ice skating on a NHL-size rink. Sessions: noon to 5 p.m.; and 6 to 9 p.m.; adults only from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Admission is $7 to $10; under age 3 is free with adult. Skate rental is an additional $2.
• Sunday Stick Time – The rink is reserved from 8 to 10 a.m. for hockey players of all ages to practice shooting, passing and skating. Full gear is required; under age 18 must wear full face mask. Admission is by donation.
• Sunday Ice Skating – Bring friends and family to enjoy ice skating on a full NHL-size outdoor rink from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Admission is $7 to $10; under age 3 is free with adult. Skate rental is an additional $2.
• Friday, Dec. 9 – Cheap Skate Night for all ages from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is $1 to $2, includes skate rental.
This event is sponsored by Mount Shasta Rotary. Proceeds benefit Friends of the Rink programs.