January 14, 2016

For Immediate Release

Contact:       Natalie Eggeman (260-427-6028)

                    Public Information Officer

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Fort Wayne, IN.: The portable ice rink at Lakeside Park is frozen and the public is welcome to skate. The Parks & Recreation Department asks that those using the rink follow the safety guidelines below:

  • Use the ice rink at your own risk. Users assume full responsibility for determining if conditions are safe for skating.
  • No supervision is provided.  Parents are responsible for children.
  • Do not intentionally dig holes in the ice.
  • Play SAFE on the ice. No chain skating, pushing, racing, reckless skating or skating in a manner that may jeopardize the safety of yourself or others.
  • Use caution when skating and be considerate and respectful of others.
  • Skaters must all skate in the same direction as the flow of traffic.
  • Do not use foul or inappropriate language.
  • Clean up the messes that you make.
  • No sitting or leaning on the rink perimeter.
  • No Ice fishing allowed.
  • Have fun!
  • Please report vandalism or maintenance concerns to the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department 260-427-6400.
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