Best Outdoor Rinks in the world?
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03-22-2010, 09:06 PM
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Lewiston, ME USA
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Ottawa has 236 and they get the local community involved. My understanding is that they are set up by the city but the local community does the day to day maintenance and the City gives the community a budget and they pay local teenagers to do some of the work and other work is done by volunteers. Because of that set up, the conditions vary a lot from neighbourhood to neighbourhood but they can be excellent as long as the weather cooperates.
There is a web site to monitor conditions:
236? damn that rules!
My town has ZERO but the neighboring one has 2!
I usually drive out of town to different outdoor rinks, one I like is about 18 miles away and has lights on until 10pm
You Canucks are lucky bastages.
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