Freeport – An update to our earlier broadcast regarding ice skating in Freeport, we stopped by the rink today and it appears the ice skating rink is open. According to the Park District website here are other details and additional winter activities you might consider;
Ice skating and hockey are now available in Read Park at the new ice skating rink located adjacent to the Read Park Family Aquatic Center. Skaters can enjoy a lighted ice skating facility, weather permitting. Ice rink is for shared use for general skating and ice hockey. When general skaters are present, hockey is restricted to West half of ice rink. Call the Freeport Park District’s Ice Skating Hotline at (815) 235-6114 ext. 8 for the latest updates on ice conditions.
THURSDAY NIGHT HOCKEY
Thursday nights will be reserved for ice hockey at the 9:00 PM. General skating will be closed at this time to accommodate full rink hockey. There is no cost to participate, but waivers must be signed prior to playing. Youth under the age of 18 must have a parent signed waiver to participate. Waivers can be obtained at the Park District Office during regular business hours.
Krape Park continues to be one of the most popular destinations for sledding. The sledding hill is located near the Koenig Theater in Krape Park. Call the s Sledding Hotline at (815)235-6114, ext. 8, for updates on sledding conditions. Sledding enthusiasts are required to follow posted rules and guidelines of the Freeport Park District.