Social Summit: Stephen C. West Ice Arena Outdoor Ice Rink hosts open house in Breckenridge | SummitDaily.com

Social Summit: Stephen C. West Ice Arena Outdoor Ice Rink hosts open house in Breckenridge

Town of Breckenridge council members Elisabeth Lawrence and Wendy Wolfe cut the ribbon at the opening of the new roof over the outside rink at the Stephen C. West Ice Arena.
Jenise Jensen / Special to the Daily

The Stephen C. West Ice Arena hosted an open house and grand opening celebration of the newly roofed outdoor ice rink on Saturday, Oct. 15, with free activities for the community. Breckenridge officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by a figure skating exhibition by local skaters.

Construction of the new roof began in May and the project was completed in early October, with a final cost of $1,100,000. The roof is anticipated to save $38,000 per year on the expenditure of resources for snow removal and ice sheet cooling on sunny days.


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