Beverages, food and prizes at free Burlington skating event


Published January 8, 2024 at 10:10 am

Hot chocolate, coffee, cookies and prizes will be available to attendees at an upcoming free skate event in Burlington.

Presented by the City of Burlington and Cogeco, the Winter Fund Day will take place at Burlington Rotary Centennial Pond on Jan. 13  the free skate and refreshments will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Cogeco events team will be on-site with free hot chocolate and coffee, along with cookies and prizes for attendees. The City of Burlington events team will also be on-site with outdoor play lending equipment for everyone to use.

“We’re thankful to have a community partner like Cogeco who has sponsored the winter skating program at Rotary Centennial Pond,” Emily Beijes, Senior Manager, Recreation Business Services. “Their sponsorship means we can offer even more value to the community, improving conditions for participants with items such as additional skate aids and skate-friendly flooring in heavy traffic areas. Ensuring recreation opportunities like skating are accessible, low cost or even free to everyone is a priority for the City of Burlington.”