Interactive Curling Demonstration to be Held at Worcester Common Oval

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team

Interactive curling demonstration to be held at Worcester Common Oval
The City of Worcester will host an interactive curling demonstration featuring the Petersham Curling Club, Marlborough Curling Club, and Blackstone Valley Curling Club.

The demonstration will take place on Saturday, February 23 at 10:30 a.m. at the Worcester Common Oval ice rink.

Curling Demonstration

The event features a friendly exhibition game between the three local curling clubs followed by an opportunity for members of the public to try out this fun Olympic sport on the ice.

The demonstration/participation portion of the event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Public skating is then available on the Oval from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

School Vacation Week

The City reminds residents that that Oval is open during the entire February school vacation week.

Hours are 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday (Feb. 19), Wednesday (Feb. 20) and Thursday (Feb. 21); 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday (Feb. 22) and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday (Feb. 23) and Sunday (Feb. 24).

Admission for open skating is $5, and free for children six and younger.

Skate rentals are available for $5.

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    Photo: dave/Flickr

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