WESTFIELD, NJ — Children 12 and under with special needs are invited to a special adaptive skating session at the Westfield Rink at Gumbert Park on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 20.

Sponsored by the Westfield Hockey Club, the session is free and open to the public. Children of all abilities and backgrounds are welcome, said Julie Steinberg, co-chair of the Westfield Access and Inclusivity Council.

“Adaptive skating is a great way for kids of all abilities to get out on the ice and enjoy themselves,” Steinberg said. “It is very much in the spirit of the Westfield Access and Inclusivity Council, and I am thrilled to see the continued support for this kind of event from Mayor Brindle, Westfield Recreation and Union County Recreation.”

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The adaptive skate will take place Monday, Jan. 20, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Westfield Rink, 650 4th Avenue. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Adaptive equipment, including sleds and walkers, will be available.

Space is limited to 40 people; online registration is required. To sign up, click here.

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