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The Ice Rink at Falls River Square Opens This Weekend

Cuyahoga Falls Mayor Don L. Robart proudly announces the 5th Annual Ice Rink Opening Celebration on Saturday, November 22, 2008. he Ice Rink at Falls River Square was created for the residents of Cuyahoga Falls commented Mayor Robart. very year, we add new and different activities. So please join us as we kick off the winter season!

Attendance has grown throughout the years as the well-known outdoor ice rink continues to increase in popularity. The Ice Rink at Falls River Square is recognized throughout the region as a family-friendly destination location and this year is certainly no exception!

Opening Day begins at 12:00 noon on Saturday, November 22, 2008 with the following events planned:

12noon 12:15 pm Mini ice-skating exhibition

12:30 pm Santa arrives

12:45-5:45 pm FREE train rides on the Falls River Square Express

1:00-4:00 pm FREE pictures with Santa inside the Pavilion

6:00 pm Tree Lighting Ceremony*

6:30 pm Ice Skating Show - iving Back Christmas
* The ice will be cleared to prepare for the show. Public skating will resume immediately after the show until closing at 9:00 pm.

Enjoy gourmet treats and specialty hot chocolate and coffee drinks in the Pavilion on Opening Day, while shopping for unique gift items ranging from mini-Christmas trees to jewelry.

The theme for this year rink opening is Giving Back Christmas. In an effort to send a positive message to our servicemen and women, Pat Catan Craft Center will be in the Pavilion with supplies to make greeting cards that will be sent to those serving in the military both in the United States and overseas.

This year, the Ice Rink at Falls River Square is proud to have Alro Steel, Baker McMillen, Cuyahoga Falls License Bureau, Katherine Collection, Noble Images and Thompson Electric as supporters to help make opening day and the entire ice rink season so special for the community.

The Falls River Square Lodge will be open daily during rink hours with hot beverages and snacks. The Ice Rink at Falls River Square is open November 22, 2008 through February 28, 2009. For times, admission and other information, visit the City website at or contact the Development Department at 330.971.8135.
Last changed 07/25/2011 - 10:46am by petron@cityofcf