Rink at the Brink Set to Open Monday, Nov. 23
Rink at the Brink, an iconic Canadian Wintertime Attraction, Offers Outdoor Ice Skating a Stone’s Throw from Popular Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights
(PRWEB) November 20, 2009 — The Winter Festival of Lights is proud to announce the Rink at the Brink, Niagara’s newest wintertime attraction, is scheduled to open Monday, November 23rd. The 60’ W x 120’ L refrigerated, outdoor ice rink, located across from Table Rock Centre within The Niagara Parks Commission, will be open daily (10:00 am – 10:00 pm) until February 28, 2010. It will provide recreational ice skating, skate, helmet and locker rentals, as well as skating lessons for groups and individuals. It can also host special functions such as corporate holiday parties and birthdays.
Part of the Winter Festival of Lights, the Rink at the Brink offers a wonderful way to begin or end a visit to this popular winter Niagara Falls event. And whether a family is looking for a weekend of fun or a couple is looking for a romantic excursion, they can now enjoy a magical outdoor Niagara Falls ice skating experience just a stone’s throw away from one of the most-famous natural attractions in the world.
Adult admission with skate rental is $9.99 and $8.00 without skate rental while admission for children (12 & under) is $7.99 and $5.75, respectively with helmet rental included in the package price for children under the age of seven.
With the unique weather conditions experienced near the brink of the Falls, the Rink at the Brink will be covered by a steel and canvass roof and wall structure (80’ W x 140’ L x 36’ H) with 20’ wide, clear-span wall panels along its eastern side (facing the Falls) that provide excellent views of the Falls in all weather conditions.
Over one million visitors make their way to the Winter Festival of Lights each year and to make planning easier the Rink at the Brink website provides convenient access to Ontario getaway packages from an array of Niagara Falls hotels and partners as well as information about special Niagara Falls events and Rock the Ice Nights being held at the rink.
For further information about the Rink at the Brink, visit http://www.WFOL.com/RinkatTheBrink.
About the Winter Festival of Lights
The 27th Annual Winter Festival of Lights runs to January 4, 2010. It attracts over 1 million people annually to Niagara Falls, Ontario and has been recognized as a Top 100 Internationally Known Event by the American Bus Association, a Top 100 Ontario Festival and 1 of 18 Ontario Festivals & Events of Distinction by Festivals & Events Ontario. The Festival includes over 3 million sparkling lights, more than 120 spectacular lighting displays, including the world-famous Enchantment of Disney® displays, and a calendar full of festive events and activities, including: Rink at the Brink, Fireworks Over the Falls, CYTEC Candy Cane Lane 5k Race & Fun Run, Christmas Concert Series, and fantastic stage productions like The Chronicles of Narnia and Jump, Jive & Jingle.