A new two-sheet ice arena will open next weekend in Sun Prairie, according to a release.
There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 17 and then a grand opening event from 5-10 p.m. on Jan. 18, organizers said. Both events are free and open to the public.
The grand opening event will include open skating on both rinks, tours of the facility, door prizes, a silent auction, hockey and figure skating demonstrations, face painting and more, according to the release.
The 94,000 square-foot ice arena features 14 locker rooms, 2 concession stands, a skate rental room, a dance studio, meeting rooms and a family lounge, according to the release. It also features two NHL-size ice surfaces with seating available for more than 1,000 spectators in the Cardinal Rink and 600 in the Tubbs Rink.