Grab a pair of skates and head on over to West Kelowna’s Jim Lind Arena for public skating events happening throughout the upcoming Family Day long weekend.
On Saturday, February 11, the City of West Kelowna and the Province of British Columbia are teaming up to offer free public skating and skate rentals and treats from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The City of West Kelowna acknowledges the financial support of the Province of British Columbia through its Family Day Activity Grant.
Two free events will take place Sunday, February 12, thanks to sponsorship funding from the BC Government and Service Employees Union. First, parents and guardians can enjoy time on the ice with youngsters under six years old at the Parent and Tot Skate, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Helmet use is mandatory and strollers are welcome. Then everyone is welcome to the free family and public skate from 2:45 to 4:00 p.m. at Jim Lind Arena.
Finally on Monday, February 13, the Princess and Super Hero Skate to Fight Cancer will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. This is a charity event and admission by donation. Helmets are required for all skaters. Proceeds support pediatric cancer research. Dress as your favourite princess or superhero.
Also on Monday, the City of West Kelowna is offering a free parent and tot skate from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.