Community Skating Rink Scheduled to Open in September

Ice in Paradise Facility

Ice in Paradise ice skating arena is scheduled to open this September 2015! Following their November 2014 groundbreaking, construction has progressed at a rapid pace and they are still on schedule for a grand opening this fall. The ice skating arena will include two rinks: one NHL size (200’x85’) rink and a smaller (100’ x 60’) rink and a homework center. The programs they will provide include: daily public skating sessions, learn to skate classes, youth and adult hockey, figure skating, adaptive ice sports, birthday parties and more.

The non-profit group Greater Santa Barbara Ice Skating Association (GSBISA) is pleased to offer Goleta and the entire Santa Barbara area a state-of-the-art ice skating facility to allow the community to skate with friends and family. Ice in Paradise will provide safe and supervised recreation for our youth and will be open year-round with day and evening hours.

Ice in Paradise recently received a program grant from the City of Goleta to support their “Public Skating and Learn to Skate” program. According to GSBISA Board President, Kathy Mintzer, “We are thrilled with the continued support of the City of Goleta to help us get closer to completing our fundraising”.

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