Telford Ice Rink set to re-open from Monday 17 August
Following the latest Government announcement around the coronavirus pandemic response, Telford Ice Rink will be re-opening its doors from Monday 17 August.
Soft play, located in Telford Ice Rink will unfortunately remain closed at this present time.
From Monday 17 August, customers who have pre-booked online for an ice skating session will be able to access the ice pad at Telford Ice Rink for public skating sessions, patch, and lessons. Customers will be able to pre book online in advance from 3pm today.
The team at Telford Ice Rink have been working hard behind the scenes throughout the closures to ensure the rink is safe and ready to re-open, this involves following governing body advice closely and ensuring the right safety measures are in place for customers to return.
Preparations have included screens installed in reception areas, hand sanitiser stations, increased cleaning schedules, one way systems within the centres, limited capacities for sessions and lessons, all to ensure the safety of customers when using the facilities.
Customers will be asked to follow the signage inside Telford Ice Rink to ensure social distancing. Skate hire will be available but customers will have to retain their own shoes and use the lockers provided, all skates are sanitised prior to issuing and after use. For more information about what to expect when skating at Telford Ice Rink and to find FAQ’s, please visit www.telfordandwrekinleisure.co.uk/coronavirus/icerink
Due to reduced capacity, patch and skating club sessions will now be available to book online in 30 minute slots. All patch sessions will now need to be pre booked online and paid for in advance, the team at Telford Ice Rink will be contacting those with memberships individually.
For more information about patch and club skating please visit www.telfordandwrekinleisure.co.uk/coronavirus/icerink.
Telford Ice Rink are also delighted to announce that the Skate4Life lesson programme which facilitates Skate UK lessons from Level 1 onwards will also resume with a confirmed date to be announced soon. The team at Telford Ice Rink will contact customers who are on the existing programme to ascertain if they would like to resume their lessons.
For further questions about lesson programmes, patch and skating clubs, public skating or what to expect please see the FAQ list at www.telfordandwrekinleisure.co.uk/coronavirus/icerink.
Cllr Eileen Callear, Cabinet Member for Leisure, Libraries, and Culture said “Just in time to catch the end of the summer holidays, we’re so excited to be re-opening the coolest place in town! The teams have worked really hard to ensure customers are skating in a safe environment, and this does involve booking your session before attending.”
“We hope you enjoy getting back on the ice and ask that you act responsibly during your visit.”
From 3pm today, you can book your ice skating session here