November 1st MARKED OPENING DAY FOR SUNNYCREST, MEACHEM ICE RINKS
Posted on 11/17/13
The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs opened of the City’s two indoor ice rinks at Meachem Field and Sunnycrest Park Friday, November 1.
Information on the hours of operation at Sunnycrest Rink, which neighbors Henninger High School on Robinson Street, and Meachem Rink, part of Meachem Park on West Seneca Turnpike in the Valley can be found by going to the City of Syracuse Parks Department website. The website also contains information about the rinks and other Parks Department programming.
The Clinton Square ice rink is scheduled to open, weather permitting, at the end of November coinciding with the annual Holiday Tree lighting ceremony.
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