Lace 'em up: Bethlehem ready to open ice rink

Posted: 1:12 PM EST Nov 14, 2012

Get ready for a weekend of arabesques and axel jumps!  Bethlehem's ice rink opens Friday for public skating.

Public sessions are available Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 1-5 p.m.; Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays 1-4 p.m. and Friday and Saturday evenings from 7-10 p.m.

Admission rates are as follows: Youth (18 and under) $5; Adults $5.50; Senior Citizen (62 and over) $5 and $3 for skate rental.

Season passes are also available.

Group skating lessons for preschool, youth, teens, adults and families begin Nov. 26.

Want to learn how to play hockey? A developmental hockey clinic is offered Saturday mornings from 8-9 am.

The Earl E. Schaffer Municipal Ice Rink is located at 345 Illick's Mill Road.

For more information, visit the City of Bethlehem's website or the rink's Facebook page.