Last chance to ice skate in Ann Arbor’s Buhr Park this weekend
Skaters enjoy Buhr Park Outdoor Ice Arena. ANN ARBOR – Spring officially kicks off on Monday and with the warmer weather comes the closure of the city’s only outdoor ice rink at Buhr Park. Meanwhile, Veterans Memorial Indoor Ice Arena has added some new skating timeslots. The new times added to the regular schedule are:Friday, March 26, 7:30-8:30 p.m.Saturday, March 27, 1-2 p.m. and 2:30-3:30 p.m. Regular skating hours at Vets Park:
Veterans Memorial Park, Buhr Park ice arenas in Ann Arbor resume limited operations
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Veterans Memorial Park and Buhr Park ice arenas will reopen for limited operations this week, according to the City of Ann Arbor. Starting Wednesday, community members can register for instructional skating programs at the Veterans Memorial Park indoor arena. Open skate at the outdoor Buhr Park ice rink kicks off on Thursday. Buhr Park Ice Arena is at 2751 Packard Rd. Veterans Memorial Park Ice Arena is at 2150 Jackson Ave.
City of Ann Arbor closes ice rinks for three weeks
ANN ARBOR – The City of Ann Arbor announced Monday the Buhr Park and Veterans Park ice arenas will be closed effective immediately for three weeks, in accordance with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services' newest emergency order. Although Buhr Park Ice Arena is outdoors, and the order focuses on indoor gathering places, the rule still applies. “Since there is not an exemption for outdoor rinks in the order, both rinks will be closed during this time,” read the city’s website. “We will continue to evaluate the orders; and our goal is to reopen both rinks once permitted.”✉ Like what you’re reading? pic.twitter.com/y0c9Q7kQ3i — Ann Arbor Parks Rec (@A2Parks) November 16, 2020In addition to ice rinks, the three-week pause includes the closure of high schools, colleges, casinos, bowling alleys, indoor dining, bingo halls, arcades and indoor waterparks.