Beach Party to mark Last Day to Skate

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014

RAPID CITY, SD – Main Street Square will close its 2013-14 ice skating season in Hawaiian style with a Last Day to Skate Beach Party on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.

The party, from 1 to 5 p.m., will feature JDProductions with music, ice skating games and beach-themed activities. Open skate will be from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., with adult shinny, a form of hockey, from 9 to 10 a.m. and youth shinny from 10 to 11 a.m.

The Last Day to Skate Beach Party is sponsored by Family Thrift Center and Prairie Market.

Rink hours for the last week of operation are: Sunday, Feb. 16 – noon to 8 p.m. open skate; Monday, Feb. 17 – 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. open skate; 3:30 to 5 p.m. youth shinny, 5 to 8 p.m. open skate; Tuesday, Feb. 18 – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. open skate; Wednesday, Feb. 19 – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. open skate (fifth grade students skate free); Thursday, Feb. 20 – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. open skate; Friday, Feb. 21 – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. open skate; and Saturday, Feb. 22 – 9 to 10 a.m. adult shinny, 10 to 11 a.m. youth shinny, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. open skate.

Group discounts are available for organizations and parties of more than 10 ice skaters. Call 605-716-7979 for availability.

“Main Street Square proves to us time and time again that it is truly a gathering place for Downtown Rapid City,” said Executive Director Megan Whitman. “Families have a place to hang out, whether it’s on the ice skating rink during the winter, or in the interactive fountain during the summer.”

The ice skating rink is expected to open again in November 2014. The interactive fountain will run throughout the summer months. Check Main Street Square’s website at for updates and for a summer events schedule.