Tampa’s Outdoor Ice Skating Rink Opens November 21

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Just in time for the cooler weather, outdoor ice skating returns to Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park on Friday, November 21 beginning at 4 p.m.  The Tampa Bay Lightning has partnered with the Friends of Tampa Recreation, Inc. and the City of Tampa to present Tampa’s Downtown on Ice.

The grand opening will be hosted by Mayor Bob Buckhorn on Friday, Nov. 21 at 4 p.m., and there will be free ice skating until 6 p.m.  The rink will be open daily through January 4, 2015. 

Rink Hours of operation

Monday –Thursday: 4-9 p.m.
Friday: 4-10 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sunday: Noon- 9 p.m.

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving – Closed
Christmas Eve: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Christmas: 4 p.m.-10 .pm.

During Hillsborough County School Fall and Winter breaks, the hours of operation are

10 a.m.-10p.m. Monday-Saturday and Sunday Noon-10p.m. 

The 4500 square foot rink is its fourth season and has become a popular holiday tradition in downtown Tampa.  Tickets are $10 and includes skate rental.  New for this year, ice skating lessons are available on Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Classes are $25/30 minutes.  The rink is also available for private parties and children’s birthday parties.

 For more information on Tampa’s Downtown on Ice, please visit us online at tampasdowntownonice.com.