Each day will include hourly skate times with 15-minute breaks. Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. until 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. until 11 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Guest are welcome to mingle around Christmas on the Coosa before or after their skate time to enjoy shopping, dinner or visit our Christmas Cocktail Bar (Must be 21 years of age and have a valid drivers license).
The City of Gadsden will host “Christmas on the Coosa,” a 21-day ice skating winter experience beginning Saturday, Dec. 4 through Dec. 23.
Featuring approximately 3,000 square feet of ice-skating area, up to 85 skaters per hour. The synthetic rink allows skaters to experience the look and feel of ice skating in warmer climates. Skate helpers will be available for an additional charge.
With food and beverage trucks, crafters, and other vendors on site daily, visitors can come early or stay after their skate time to get the whole experience. Visitors can hit the ice and warm up with hot cocoa or a relaxing Christmas cocktail under the Alabama sky.
Visitors can also capture special memories at the Polar Bear Club, featuring life-sized polar bear statues and other Instagram-worthy props. The city’s events department is planning visits from guests like Santa Claus, the Grinch, and Cindy Lou Who.
Need assistance skating? Add on a Skate helper. Only 6 skate helpers are rented per hour. The Skate Helper assists the child to get their balance and confidence and they feel safe learning to ice skate. The Skate Helper provides a positive and enjoyable experience at the rink.