Coon Rapids Ice Center is hosting a skating event with Santa Claus Sunday, Dec. 15, 4:30-7:30 p.m.
Besides the chance for children to visit and have their photo taken with Santa, there will be a figure skating exhibition as well as open skating for the public.
Activities will take place on both the indoor and outdoor ice.
The event kicks off at 4:30 p.m. with a figure skating exhibition on the outdoor sheet of ice by members of the Coon Rapids Skating Academy.
Santa arrives at 5:30 p.m. and will be available for photos until 7:30 p.m.
There will be open skating available on the indoor and outdoor rinks from 5:30-7:30 p.m. as well a coloring contest for children with prizes.
Admission is free with a toy donation to Toys for Tots (one toy donation per person). The Coon Rapids Ice Center is an official Toys for Tots drop-off site.
Without a toy donation, the cost is $5 for adults and $4 for students and seniors. Kids age five and under can take part free with a paid adult.
The Coon Rapids Ice Center is located at 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd. For more information call 763-791-7222.
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