Disco lights glittered from the top of the ice rink and skaters weaved in an out of cones, practicing turns, jumps and skating on one foot. The Olympic spirit was alive at the Apex Ice Rink’s skate …
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The Apex Center Ice Arena is holding several skating events during the month of February. Community members can get a taste of this sport every Wednesday in February for a free beginner lesson during the Public Skate session, 6:30-8 p.m.
Another Olympic Skating Party will be held 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24 with skating games, disco ball skating and Olympic event viewing in our lobby. Wear red, white, and blue and receive a discounted $3.75 admission.
Disco lights glittered from the top of the ice rink and skaters weaved in an out of cones, practicing turns, jumps and skating on one foot. The Olympic spirit was alive at the Apex Ice Rink’s skate party Feb. 10.
“It’s a great way for people to come and get a taste for skating,” said Kaitlyn Hamlin, one of the figure skating instructors floating across the rink to help young skaters improve skills.
The skate party was one several events Apex has planned to celebrate both the Winter Olympics and National Skating Month.
“This is an opportunity for us to get the community involved in celebrating the Olympics and growing the sports of figure skating an ice hockey,” said Katie Groke Ellis, marketing, community outreach and communications director for the Apex Park and Recreation District.
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