Dobson Ice Arena remains closed |

Dobson Ice Arena remains closed

Daily Staff Report
Vail CO, Colorado

VAIL ” The Dobson Ice Arena, will continue to be closed until Friday, Sept. 12 while repairs are made to the refrigeration system, according to Vail Recreation District officials. Programs affected by the closure include daily public skating, Learn to Skate Class, Skating Club of Vail, Vail Eagle Hockey Association and adult hockey leagues. Participants in the Vail Eagle Hockey Association and Skating Club of Vail are utilizing the Eagle Ice Rink during the closure. Daily public skating will resume Sept. 13 and the Learn to Skate class and adult hockey leagues will resume the week of Sept. 15. The dance scheduled for Friday, Sept. 12 will not be affected.

The cause of the refrigeration system failure is uncertain, but may have been caused by an electrical power outage that took place earlier this summer. To repair the system, new motors will be installed on Monday, Sept. 8 with ice making taking place in the arena Sept. 9-11.

For more information, call Dobson Ice Arena at 479-2271.

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