Skating lessons were a hit at the ice rink at the rec centre earlier this year. (Friends of the Keremeos Skating Rink FB page)

Skating lessons were a hit at the ice rink at the rec centre earlier this year. (Friends of the Keremeos Skating Rink FB page)

Similkameen Rec Centre ready for a season of sponsored skating

Community members and local businesses have provided support for 20 free skates.

Get your skates on Keremeos!

The Similkameen Rec Centre has published its list of upcoming free skates, and there is plenty to look forward to.

The community-sponsored skates run through December and into January, weather permitting.

The Similkameen Rec Centre is also hosting Fun Fridays every week until Feb. 14, from 7 until 9 p.m. The centre will be running skating, bowling, and rock climbing, with a small price for admission.

Below is the list of upcoming skates.

Dec. 23 from 3 to 5 p.m., sponsored by Cawston Cold Storage, with sticks and pucks for 15-year-olds and over from 7 to 9.

Dec 24, the Friends of the Rink have an early 10 a.m. t0 noon skate.

Dec. 26, Cawston School has sponsored from 1 p.m. to 3.

Dec. 27, Vesper Transport has sponsored the Fun Friday from 7 p.m. until 9.

Dec. 28, Dutchies has sponsored 1 to 3 p.m. and Keremeos Home Building Centre has sponsored from 7 until 9.

Dec. 29, Cypress Air Condition is sponsoring the 1 to 3 p.m. skate, with Kars Under The K sponsoring a skate from 6 to 8.

Dec. 30, Quaedvlieg Contracting is sponsoring a free skate between 3 and 5 p.m.

Dec. 31, the Friends of the Rink are sponsoring another 10 a.m. to noon skate, with New Year’s Eve free skating starting at 5 p.m. and continuing to midnight.

Jan. 1, from 1 p.m. to 3 is sponsored by Buy-Low Foods.

Jan. 2, Similkameen Tirecraft is sponsoring a 3 p.m. to 5 skates, with sticks and pucks for nine to 14-year-olds from 7 p.m. to 9.

Jan. 3 the Friends of the Rink is sponsoring a skate from 1 to 3 p.m. and Cawston Cold Storage is sponsoring the Fun Friday skate from 7 to 9 p.m.

Jan. 4 the Similkameen Rec Centre is putting on a public skate from 1 to 3 p.m., with the Similkameen Snowmobile club sponsoring a skate from 7 to 9 p.m.

Jan. 5 the sponsored skate runs from 1 to 3 p.m. and is sponsored by K Mountain Auto Repair.

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