Curling at the National Trail Parks and Recreation District (NTRPD) Chiller in Springfield. CONTRIBUTED

Chiller provides perfect icing on the cake for Winter Olympics

It’s a party four years in the making.

The NTPRD Chiller will put seasonal sports at center ice with its Winter Games Celebration, where families can experience a variety of indoor ice action.

The games will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Chiller, 301 W. Main St., during the public skate.

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The celebration is for the experienced and the curious. There will be stations for figure skating and ice hockey, two of the most popular Winter Olympic sports.

Then there are those that aren’t quite as common, including curling and speed skating.

The celebration will also offer other opportunities — including free instruction on the ice and discounts on various skating and other ice sport programs.

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There will also be concessions discounts, giveaways and other free items.

Admission costs $6 for adults ages 18-older; $5 for students ages 5-17 or college students with an ID; $4 for children ages 4-under, includes skate rental. A family four pack deal costs $28 and includes admission and skate rental for four.

Skate rental is $3 for individual admission.

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