Wade Oval winter fun

“There’s SNOW way you want to miss these COOL events”


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Wade Oval opened its rink last weekend, and it will remain open until March.

Sanjana Krishnakumar, Contributing Reporter

Events: Ice Skating at the Wade Oval Rink
Location: Wade Oval, 1 Wade Oval Dr.
Dates: December through March

Wade Oval in University Circle is celebrating the winter with fun and exciting events. The Rink is open on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Nov. 28 to March 8. However, from Dec. 22 to Jan. 2, the rink is open everyday, with shortened hours for Sunday through Thursday and regular hours for the weekend. It costs only two dollars to skate and an additional three dollars for skate rentals. The Rink even offers free skating lessons every Saturday at noon.

In addition to the standard Rink schedule, Wade Oval has also organized various winter activities.

On Dec. 7 from noon to 7 p.m. you can skate for free at the Wade Oval Holiday Circlefest, in addition to attending local museums for free. Come to The Rink on Dec. 7 and 21 and you’ll get a chance to skate with Santa himself.

Don’t miss local band performances at Wednesday Night Music at the Rink on Dec 3, 10 and 17 from 6-8 p.m.

If you’ve got what it takes to make the best snowman in town, be sure to enter in the Snowman-Making contest, which will be occurring throughout January and February.

Movie Nights will start at 5 p.m. on Jan. 24 with “Little Penguin: Pororo’s Racing,” and will be followed up with “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” on Feb. 21.

If you are looking for a romantic way to spend Valentines Day, attend the “Pink in the Rink” event on Feb. 14.

There is no better way to enjoy the winter months then to chill with your friends at these cheap, cool events.