Free ice skating for 150 skaters on Wednesday

Skate on the city’s dime.

A chance to skate for free with Mayor Jones if you’re lucky enough to be down there early.

From the press release.

Mayor Dwight C. Jones will host a Free Skate Night for the public on Wednesday, Dec. 10th from 6 – 8 pm for the first 150 skaters at RVA On Ice. Jack Berry, CEO of Richmond Region Tourism, will welcome skaters and recognize the many generous sponsors who make this downtown holiday tradition possible. Mayor Jones will also greet skaters and special guests before officially cutting the ribbon to kick off the Free Skate Night.

The Richmond Police Athletic League Youth Band will perform a few selections during the ceremony and members of the Mayor’s Youth Academy will also be in attendance as special guests of Mayor Jones. The regular skate admission price will be waived from 6 to 8 pm. Participants are welcome to bring their own skates and skate rentals are available as well; $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children three and under.

Related: RVA On Ice is back Friday

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Richard Hayes

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