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Park Friends prep Cooperstown’s Badger Park for ice skating fun
Sharpened ice skates to sharpen your skating skills, available at Badger Park beginning December 5.

Park Friends prep Cooperstown’s Badger Park for ice skating fun

By Jaye Shelby

Cooperstown’s Badger Park ice skating rink opens Sunday, December 5, with Friends of the Parks collaborating with the village to welcome residents for family skating fun.

Volunteers have more than 100 pairs of sharpened skates available at Badger Park for use by local families. The walls of the rink that hold the liner have been scraped, repaired, and freshly painted, and a new pavilion was installed to accommodate the picnic area.

Friends of the Parks has been working hard to help village families enjoy outdoor winter sports. As soon as its cold enough, bring the whole family for skating on the rink at
87 Beaver Street in the Village of Cooperstown.
Ice skating rink hours
(weather permitting)
Mon., Wed. and Fri.
3 p.m. – 7 p.m. mixed-use
Tues. and Thurs.
3 p.m. – 6 p.m. mixed use
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. hockey
Weekends and holidays
10 a.m. – Noon family skate
12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. mixed use

In Single-Digit Weather,  Rink Opens For Season

SKATERS APLENTY AT BADGER PARK

In Single-Digit Weather, 

Rink Opens For Season

The first time on skates, Ava Bashear took to the rink at Cooperstown’s Badger Park Sunday, assisted by stepdad Steve Novak. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

COOPERSTOWN – The Friends of the Parks announce another year of ice skating at Badger Park has begun.   The rink is open to all when conditions allow, which should be all this week, as temperatures are expected to stay below freezing.

Weather and conditions permitted, rink hours for “mixed use” are 3-7 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 3-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Weekends and holidays, family skating is 10 a.m.-noon; mixed us 12:30-6:30 p.m.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1

Play Pong With Friends, At Mel’s

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PONG TOURNAMENT – 6-9 p.m. Mel’s at 22, 22 Chestnut St, Cooperstown.

CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar

DISCUSSION GROUP – 3-5 p.m. Discussion of current events. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar

ICE SKATING – 3-7 p.m. Badger Park, Cooperstown.

GAGA BALL – 3:30-5 p.m. Clark Sports Center, 124 Cty. Hwy. 52, Cooperstown.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JAN. 31
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JAN. 31

Run An Obstacle Course

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NINJA WARRIOR COURSE K-6 – 3:30-5 p.m. Clark Sports Center, 124 Cty. Hwy. 52, Cooperstown.

KNITTING GROUP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar

ICE SKATING – 3-7 p.m. Badger Park, Cooperstown.

NARCAN TRAINING – 3-4 p.m. Become certified to administer NARCAN in an emergency situation. Save a Life. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego Counties Inc., 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org

ICE HOCKEY – 6:30-9 p.m. Badger Park, Cooperstown.

DAVE’S FLICK PICKS – 6:30-8 p.m. “Sully” staring Tom hanks in the film adaptation of the events of the Miracle on the Hudson.Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar

TRIVIA NIGHT – 6:30-9 p.m. Council Rock Brewery, 4861 NY-28, Cooperstown

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Skating In Badger Park Reopens

Skating In Badger Park Reopens

COOPERSTOWN – At 10 a.m. Saturday, Badger Park will reopen its public ice skating rink. Staff is currently working to rebuild the ice after warm weather caused the rink to close on Jan. 30. The holiday schedule will be active for the week of Feb. 15 due to school vacation.

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