Winter break events at Goggin Ice Center will include skates for kids and teens, special holiday hours and a U.S. Hockey News Midget tournament.
Goggin will hold a KidsNight Skate with Santa himself 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15. It is open to the public and cost is $4 with free skate rental.
Those interested in registering for the McDonald's KidsSkate Session III Group Lessons are invited to enjoy a $5 discount if they sign-up during the skate.
Area teens ages 13 to 18 are invited to attend the first TeenNight of the 2006-2007 season to enjoy skating 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Cost is $4 and includes skate rental.
Goggin will provide special public skating sessions during the holiday season. The hours are 3-5 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, Dec. 18-23, Tuesday-Saturday, Dec. 26-30, and 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31. These holiday times are offered at the special price of only $4 per person with free skate rental.
The arena will be closed on Dec. 24 and 25 and Jan. 1.
For additional information about these events, call 9-9800 or visit www.ice.muohio.edu
Goggin will host the 2006 U.S. Hockey News RedHawk Winter Fury Midget Major Tournament Wednesday-Saturday, Dec. 27-31. The tournament will feature 16 of the country's top Midget programs. The four-day event will include teams from Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Texas, Alaska, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.
Tickets will be available at the door. A complete list of teams, as well as a schedule of events, is available online at www.ehksports.com or by calling 9-9800.
The event is sponsored in part by Miami University and EHK sports.