Get those skates sharpened! Lily Lake in Rockwood Park is now open for skating. The ice has reached desired thickness that is considered safe for public skating and ice maintenance.
The recent cold temperatures allowed for City crews to work hard over the weekend to prepare Lily Lake ice surface by plowing the snow and flooding the surface for great skating conditions.
For your safety, please heed any warning signs posted on and around the ice. Certain areas may not always be safe for skating. Springs in the lake prevent strong ice from forming in some areas.
Skaters and other recreational ice users are reminded of the following public health guidelines:
- Masks must be worn at all times while on the ice surface.
- Skate in a clockwise pattern to maintain distance.
- Skate only within the designated area of the ice surface.
The City will continue to monitor ice conditions and may need to close the lake to skating if conditions change. Any change will be communicated through the City’s social media channels. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
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