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December 2nd, 2016
Winter has commenced in Philadelphia, with proof at City Hall. Ice-skating is back. (And will remain till February 26, 2017.)
The Rothman Institute Ice Rink has re-opened its door for the winter season and, as is the case each year, sits right in front of City Hall.
Don’t know how to skate? No worries! There are lessons for the inexperienced. These lessons only take 30 minutes, and are offered to both adults and children.
For those who want to be on the ice, but don’t really feel like skating, renting out sled-skating equipment is an option. Never heard of sled-skating? The picture below will give you an idea.
Perfect if you also don’t feel like standing.
If you end up with friends at the Rothman Institute Ice Rink and have no desire to do any of these activities, you can always eat your loneliness away at the Rothman Cabin. Their menu includes greasy comfort foods like poutine and [grass-fed sirloin] cheesesteak, as well as more health-conscious choices like winter beet and wheat berry salad and vegetable chili. But, no matter what, you have to get funnel cake fries. Because you have to.
At City Hall’s most exciting winter attraction, there’s something for everybody.
2016-2017 season hours:
Monday-Thursday: Noon – 9 pm
Friday: Noon – 11 pm
Saturday: 11 am – 11 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 8 pm
HOLIDAY AND SPECIAL HOURS
NOTE: The rink will close at 6 pm on December 14
For more information: http://www.ccdparks.org/dilworth-park/rothmanicerink