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Light up the Parks Holiday Parade
11/21/2021
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Events in the next 365 days...
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10/9/2021
 -10/30/2021
Fall on the Farm at Lockwood Park

Rockford Park District’s scenic Lockwood Park invites everyone to get outdoors and enjoy “Fall on the Farm,” scheduled for Saturdays, October 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2021, from 10 am to-4 pm each day, rain or shine, at 5201 Safford Rd, Rockford, IL.
        Visitors can hand-pick pumpkins, visit the petting zoo, ride a pony or take a horseback trail ride, paint a pumpkin, enjoy games, a corn maze, concessions, and many other activities. Advance reservations for trail rides are strongly recommended; reserve at www.lockwoodpark.com or call 815-987-8809. Kids will love interacting with the horses and animals on the working farm. The events have paid activities as well as free activities; admission to enter the park is free.
          For the full list of event activities and fees, visit www.lockwoodpark.com/fallonthefarm. Note - Horse trailer parking will be closed to the public on all event days.
          A value package of activities will be available for purchase on site (only) at the events; the Fall on the Farm Experience Package is $15 per person, and includes a wagon ride, pick your own pumpkin, pumpkin painting, and a petting zoo visit and animal feed.
          For more information about Lockwood Park and its programs, activities, and rental options, visit www.lockwoodpark.com or call 815-987-8809, where information on accessibility for visitors with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

 

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10/17/2021
 -4/24/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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10/23/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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10/24/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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10/26/2021
Disability Employment Awareness Resource & Job Fair

This event is held in October, which is National Disability Employment Awareness Month! This Resource and Job Fair is specifically for individuals with disabilities, an important part of our region and a population that we want to ensure is included in your workforce!
 
Did you know that:
  • People with disabilities are reliable employees and have an overall higher job retention rate than individuals without disabilities.
  • Businesses that hire people with disabilities may receive tax credits or other incentives.
  • Workers with disabilities will increase diversity in the workplace.
  • People with disabilities are as capable as anyone else!
 
Please join us for this Hiring Event & Resource Fair for an opportunity to connect with Job seekers for your workforce!   
 
The event will have a fun Halloween theme, so you are encouraged to dress up, bring candy if you wish, or just have some fun while exhibiting for your organization!
 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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10/27/2021
WEBINAR: ADME: Making It - Women Manufacturers Find Success

MANUFACTURING MONTH WEBINAR

OMEE & Illinois SBDC presents Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME), an informative workshop experience where subject matter experts in the field of business share information with Illinois entrepreneurs to help them be successful. Listen to this dynamic panel of women manufacturers as they share best practices on breaking barriers and finding success in a male dominated industry. This event is in honor of Manufacturing Month and Women's Small Business Month!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

10/28/2021
Tapping into TikTok for Your Small Businessent

TikTok has been one of the fastest growing social platforms that businesses and brands are using to leverage new audiences in unique and creative ways. Get tips on creating short form videos and content to drive traffic to your business and generate sales. Plus, Allison will show you how she generated 6M views with a recent post!
 

10/29/2021
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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10/30/2021
Touch a Truck

Village of Machesney Park presents
Touch a Truck
So dress up your kids in their favorite Halloween costume (always optional) and bring them to this very fun and free event sponsored by the Village of Machesney Park.


Explore Firetrucks, Construction Trucks,
Emergency Vehicles,
K-9 Demonstration & More!
5th Annual
Fall Fest
Saturday, October 30, 2021
11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
Machesney Town Center

​Masks are optional but we would advise wearing one; as always, the Winnebago County Health Department may determine
otherwise as the event nears. Please watch the Village’s website, Facebook, or call Village Hall to keep updated on any changes that make occur. 


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10/30/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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10/31/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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11/5/2021
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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11/6/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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11/7/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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11/12/2021
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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11/13/2021
CONCERT - Rascal Flatts’ Gary LeVox


After 20 years as front man to one of the most influential groups in Country history, Rascal Flatts’ Gary LeVox is embarking on a solo chapter that combines two of his biggest passions – music and faith. Gary LeVox is making a stop in Rockford, IL at the Coronado Performing Arts Center on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. Gary will be performing hits from Rascal Flatts and his new original music as well. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 6 at 10:00 a.m. on Ticketmaster.com, in-person at the BMO Harris Bank Center box office and by phone at 815.968.5222.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

11/13/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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11/14/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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11/19/2021
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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11/20/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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11/21/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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11/21/2021
Light up the Parks Holiday Parade

2021 “LIGHT UP THE PARKS” HOLIDAY PARADE

Sunday, November 21, 2021

3:30 PM Lineup Begins / 4:45 PM Parade Begins
 
You're invited to submit your FREE "lighted" parade entry today, which includes decorated and lighted floats, cars/trucks, and walking entries. The parade will take place into the evening so please be sure to have a lighted entry. 

You will assemble in the GE Aviation parking lot at 1354 Clifford Avenue, Loves Park, starting at 3:30 PM. The Parade will begin at 4:45 PM and will travel north on Elm Avenue, turning left onto Roosevelt Road, crossing N. Second Street, and disassembling in the south side parking lot of the Machesney Town Center. 

An awards ceremony will take place during the Village of Machesney Park Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony immediately following the parade in the Town Center Roundabout. Awards will be presented to the "Best Business” Entry, "Best Community Group" Entry, and "Best Youth" Entry.

People dressed as Santa Claus are not allowed on any float entries. There will only be one Santa Claus in the parade, which is arranged by event organizers (this rule is for younger children who still believe).


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11/26/2021
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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11/27/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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11/28/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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12/3/2021
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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12/4/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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12/5/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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12/10/2021
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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12/11/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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12/12/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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12/17/2021
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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12/18/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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12/18/2021
WWE SUPERSHOW COMING TO ROCKFORD FOR THE FIRST TIME

WWE SUPERSHOW COMING TO ROCKFORD FOR THE FIRST TIME
Tickets for Holiday Tour Event On-Sale Friday, Oct. 8 – Starting at $15
 
ROCKFORD, IL (October 1, 2021) – Get ready wrestling fans: WWE is back in Rockford! For the first time ever, the WWE SuperShow Holiday Tour brings fan favorite WWE Raw and WWE Smackdown superstars together under the BMO Harris Bank Center roof for one night only on Saturday, December 18 at 7:30p.m. Tickets for the event start at $15 and go on sale Friday, October 8 at 10a.m. on Ticketmaster.com, in-person at the BMO Harris Bank Center box office and by phone at 815-968-5222.
 
The lineup for the event includes:
  • Roman Reigns & The USOS vs Finn Balor & The Street Profits
  • WWE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH: Big E vs Bobby Lashley
  • SMACKDOWN WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH: Becky Lynch vs Bianca Belair
  • PLUS, Charlotte Flair, Seth Rollins, AND MANY MORE OF YOUR FAVORITE WWE SUPERSTARS!
 
*Card is subject to change*
 
#WWEROCKFORD
 

12/19/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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12/26/2021
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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1/2/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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1/7/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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1/8/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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1/9/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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1/14/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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1/15/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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1/16/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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1/21/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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1/22/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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1/23/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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1/28/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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1/29/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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1/30/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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2/4/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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2/5/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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2/6/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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2/11/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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2/12/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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2/13/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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2/18/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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2/19/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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2/20/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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2/25/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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2/26/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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2/27/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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3/2/2022
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Accelerating Creatives and Entrepreneurs Conference & Expo

Accelerating Creatives & Entrepreneurs (ACE) Conference and Expo brings together trusted business resources, speakers and peers all into one place. Not only will this event provide you with key takeaways on starting and growing a business, you'll also make connections with business influencers, partners, and other entrepreneurs, innovators & creators.

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS AND TO REGISTER

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3/4/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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3/5/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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3/6/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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3/11/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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3/12/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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3/13/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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3/18/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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3/19/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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3/20/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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3/25/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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3/26/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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3/27/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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4/1/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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4/2/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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4/3/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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4/8/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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4/9/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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4/10/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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4/15/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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4/16/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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4/23/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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4/24/2022
Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Ice Skating Sessions

Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of indoor ice skating fun with family or friends while gaining the benefits of recreation and exercise at Rockin’ Rocky’s Family Skate sessions on Saturdays and Sundays through April 24, 2022. (Facility is closed December 25, 2021, January 1, 2022, and April 17, 2022 (Easter); check calendar at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/publicskate for current schedule.)
          Ice skate to music under disco lights, and watch for special appearances by facility mascot Rocky the Bear. A special skate and meal deal is available at the sessions, and includes public skating admission, skate rental, a medium fountain drink, and choice of either a hot dog and chips, or a slice of pizza (one topping), or a pretzel with cheese and popcorn, all for just $13 per person.
          Saturday session times are 1-3 pm; and Sunday times are 2-4 pm. Pre-registration is not required. Regular admission to the sessions for skating only is $5 per person, and skate rental available for $2; no discount coupons will be accepted for regular admission to these events, or for the package.
          Information on admission fees, additional monthly public skating hours, memberships, events, birthday party packages, and private rentals is available at https://rockfordparkdistrict.org/carlson or 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted/assistive skating equipment for skaters with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.
 

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4/29/2022
Comedian Jo Koy

Due to overwhelming demand, Comedian Jo Koy will bring his Funny Is Funny World Tour to the Coronado Performing Arts Center on April 29, 2022.

Ticket prices with range from $48.50 - $68.50 and will be available to purchase at: the BMO Harris Bank Center box office, by phone at 815.968.5222 or Ticketmaster.com.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

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4/29/2022
Frosty Fridays Public Ice Skating at Carlson Ice Arena

It’s great to skate indoors at the coolest place in town, no matter what the weather is like outdoors! Gather family or friends for some Friday night fun and healthy exercise at Rockford Park District's Carlson Ice Arena, 4150 N. Perryville Rd., Loves Park, IL.
          Frosty Fridays discounted indoor public ice skating sessions are scheduled every Friday from October 1, 2021 through April 29, 2022, from 8:00 until 10:00 p.m. Admission is $7.00 per person (all ages), which includes skate rental; no discount coupons accepted. Frosty Fridays are among the many low-fee family friendly events offered for the community by the Rockford Park District.
          For more information on ice skating/hockey programs and events, plus monthly public skating calendars, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/skating, or call 815-969-4069, where information on accessibility and adapted skating equipment for people with disabilities is also available.
        Safety has been and will continue to be a top priority for the Rockford Park District. The District has worked with and followed guidelines from the CDC, IDPH, Restore Illinois, and local health officials to develop procedures and protocols to ensure a fun and safe recreational experience. For information on the Park District’s current face mask policy, and health and safety information, please visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/playitsafe.

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