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Skating on the Pond - A Holiday Favorite in Middlesex County

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Twilight skating under the lights in Edison. Credits: Middlesex County
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EDISON, NJ - Skate rentals, snacks, parties, and a chilly good time await at the Middlesex County’s popular Roosevelt Park Family Ice Skating Rink on upcoming Wednesdays through Sundays.

The rink is located at the Level Playing Fields Complex inside the County’s Roosevelt Park, which is adjacent to Menlo Park Mall in Edison.

Skate rentals with sizes ranging from toddler 8 to adult size 15, skate sharpening, and locker rentals are all available.

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Hours of operation include the following:

Wednesdays to Fridays                 5 to 9 p.m.

Saturdays and holidays                  11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (session 1) 
                                                    2 to 5 p.m. (session 2) 
                                                    6 to 9 p.m. (session 3)

Sundays                                       12 p.m.  to 3 p.m. (session 1) 
                                                    4 to 7 p.m. (session 2)

The rink is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

 

“The ice skating rink is a unique recreational facilitiy and is fun for the entire family,” said Freeholder Charles E. Tomaro, chair of the County’s Infrastructure Management Committee.

 

“The County has consistently and successfully modernized our parks throughout the years so that they incorporate the latest in park design and offer the best recreational opportunities for our residents,” said Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios. “Last winter this beautiful outdoor facility accommodated over 12,000 skaters.”

 

Per session admission is $6 for adults and $5 for senior citizens and children 17 and under. Discounts are available for multi-session passes and groups. Skate rental is available for $5 a session and helmets are for sale.

 

Visit the Skate Zone Café food concession which offers a variety of hot and cold drinks and snacks, including chicken nuggets, hamburgers, pizza, mozzarella sticks and grilled cheese sandwiches.

 

Accredited group and private lessons are also available. The rink can be booked for birthday parties and private events.  For more information or to register for an event, call 732-494-3785 or visit www.co.middlesex.nj.us.

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