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Frosty the Snowman kicks off the holiday season at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex – Williams Lake Tribune

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It’s vacation season at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex.

On December 10, School District 27, Strong Start and Ready, Set Learn hosted an event at the Cariboo Memorial Complex Twin Ice Arena.

The daytime event was supported by Pregnancy Outreach, Interior Health and Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy and promoted physical literacy by connecting families in the community through skating, crafts and stories. The event included Frosty the Snowman, who helped young skaters out on the ice.

During the holidays, Rink Two at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex will be transformed into Cariboo Winterland.

From Sunday December 19 to Saturday January 2, all public skating including Family, Welcome Everyone and Parent and Tot on Ice will take place in a picturesque winter scene featuring many Christmas trees, Christmas lights and all your favorite holiday characters. -ups, decorations and more.

“We had overwhelmingly positive feedback over the past year and are delighted to bring back our second annual Cariboo Winterland which will be even bigger, brighter and better than the first,” said Kaitlyn Atkinson, Director of Recreation.

Kicking off the festivities on Sunday, December 19 will be a free welcome skating for everyone from 7:15 to 9 p.m., with free hot chocolate and coffee from Tim Hortons.

The family skates then run each day starting Monday, December 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., and again from noon to 2 p.m., until December 24. All welcome skates are also scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and from 7:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. all week.

Jolly Old Saint Nick will arrive from the North Pole on Wednesday, December 22 to join the residents on the ice from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for a parent and child ice skating with Santa, followed by a welcome skating for all with Santa Claus. 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The following week, from Monday, December 27 to Friday, December 31, the Family Skates take place from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., while the Welcome Skates for all take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. p.m. and 7 p.m.: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Wednesday, December 29 will also feature a parent and child ice skating from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., as well as a pizza night for kids from 7:15 to 9 p.m. On the day of the fight, January 2, a welcome skate for everyone is scheduled to wrap up the Cariboo Winterland festivities from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


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