Canal Park Grand Opening Celebration

Dates: Saturday, November 17, 2012 • Saturday 10am - 3pm

Please join us for the Grand Opening Celebration in Canal Park on November 17th! Here is a line up of activities throughout the day:

Ice Skating Rink Open: 10am - 10pm

Admission $8 Adults/$7 Kids, Seniors, Military
Skate Rental Fee $3

Ice Performances at the top of each hour from 12pm - 4pm

  • 12pm DC ICE Demonstration
  • 1pm (Figure Skating Performance or Speed Skating Demo)
  • 2pm Icersize Demonstration
  • 3pm Gardens Figure Skating Alice and Wonderland Performance

*Coaches available to do free 15 minute lessons after each performance and will remain on the ice to assist beginner skaters as well.


Music: 10am - 3pm

The Singing Lizards (Kids) 10am

John Henry (Kids) 11am

Washington Showstoppers Marching Band 12 & 1:30pm

Justin Trawick 12:30pm and 2pm


Art: 10am - 2pm

Recycled Art by SCRAP DC

Face Painting

DC Arts Gallery at 200 I Street (Open all day)


Get Active (by Results Gym) 10am - 2pm

Boot Camp Class 10am

Kids Obstacle Course 10am - 2pm

Zumba Class 1pm


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