‘Enjoy the Outdoors at Philly’s Ice Skating Rink’
There are so many things to do in Philadelphia around the holidays. Do you like ice skating? You should check out the Blue Cross River Rink down at Penn’s Landing.
The Blue Cross River Rink is celebrating its 19th anniversary with many different activities for the young and the old. There is more than just ice skating in Philadelphia at this skating rink. There is a pavilion that serves food and drinks, has a video game room, and even a private party room.
The Grand Opening for the 2012-13 season is on November 23rd starting at noon on Friday. There will be a special concert held, hosted by Maxwell from Q102.
There is always some sort of special event taking place at the River Rink.
- Area DJ’s spinning tunes from 9 pm to midnight - Every Friday & Saturday night
- December 9th – Skate with Santa and friends – From 1 pm – 5 pm – Get photos taken with Santa and his mascot pals – photos are free. Also free face painting and Santa crafts. ~ More Info ~
- December 31st – New Year’s Eve party on ice – There are 2 different sessions. 5 pm – 7 pm and 11 pm – 1 am. ~ More Info ~
- January 12th – A salute to First Responders – From 1-5 pm, many activities, giving thanks to those men and women who ensure the safety of the public. ~ More Info ~
- For more events – Blue Cross River Rink Events
So what are you waiting for. Lace up those skates for some enjoyable ice skating in Philly. Come with friends, family, or even have a party at the rink.
Did you know?
The Blue Cross River Rink is the only public skating facility in the region to offer sled skating sessions for the physically and developmentally challenged that allow every child to experience the fun and excitement of ice skating at the Blue Cross River Rink.
South Columbus Blvd at Chestnut St
November 23rd – February 18th | 7 days a week | Times vary depending on the month – Hours of Operation
Admission – $9 | $4 skate rental | On main page, free coupon link
Blue Cross River Rink at Penn’s Landing
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