Mosaic Stadium was full of energy Thursday afternoon as the public got the chance to skate on the newly-built ice rink for the first time.
Dubbed Iceville, the stadium’s football field has been turned into Saskatchewan’s largest outdoor rink.
“The smiles never stop. The kids are laughing, they’re giggling, smiling. It’s so different than anything else that we have done,” said Morgan Poole, Evraz Special Event security.
“Everyone is happy, enjoying themselves and having a great time.”
The 110,000-square-foot rink is large enough to fit more than six National Hockey League-sized ice surfaces inside.
Thirty people will be allowed into the facility per 1-hour time slot to allow for proper physical distancing and masks will be mandatory even on the ice.
“We were lucky enough to get tickets to come to Mosaic for Iceville. My grandson and my husband are totally impressed. What an awesome idea,” said Brenda Oates, Regina resident.
The online registration is required on the Evraz Place website and will be free of charge from noon to 8 p.m. daily until the end of February.
— With files from Brittney Matejka.
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