Mosaic Stadium’s outdoor rink in Regina officially open to public

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.

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“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.

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“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.

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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.

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“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.

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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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