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Open ice skate and hockey begins Nov. 17, also Adult Hockey League

Time to strap on ice skates

Beginning Nov. 17 and running through Jan. 7, Prescott Valley Event Center is open for public ice skating, Open Hockey and Adult Hockey League games. (File photo)

Beginning Nov. 17 and running through Jan. 7, Prescott Valley Event Center is open for public ice skating, Open Hockey and Adult Hockey League games. (File photo)

November schedule for two-hour Open Skate

Saturdays, Nov. 17 and 24, Sundays, Nov. 18 and 25: noon, 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Monday 4 p.m. Wednesdays 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Nov. 29, 4 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 23, 2:30 and 5 p.m.; Nov. 30, 5 p.m.

Open Hockey: 7:30 p.m. Sundays.

Adult Hockey League: Mondays, 7 and 9 p.m. Nov. 29, 7 and 9 p.m.

The Prescott Valley Event Center isn’t just for shows and monster truck events – it opens soon for skating season on the indoors ice rink.

Beginning Nov. 17 and running through Jan. 7, the event center is open for public ice skating, Open Hockey and Adult Hockey League games.

All ages and skill levels can partake in Open Skate. Skate rentals are available on a first-come first-served basis with sizes from youth 9 to men’s 13. Beginners aged 8 and younger may use tot walkers, which are designed to assist children on the ice as they learn to skate properly and safely.

Helmets, knee and elbow pads are recommended but not required, with helmets available upon request.

Public Open Skate attendees should enter at the Center’s northeast doors (closest to Liberty Elementary School as they won’t be allowed in at the main entrance near the box office. No hockey sticks or pucks are allowed during Open Skate.

Admission for children 12 and younger: $3, 3 and younger is free; ages 13 and older: $5. Skate rental is $4. Skate sharpening service: $6.

Open Hockey provides drop-in, pick-up hockey games and is available for skaters aged 18 and older, and full equipment is required. Goalies admitted free, other skaters: $10.

The recreational Adult Hockey League is open to men and women ages 18 and older. It is a non-fighting, non-checking league focused on promoting physical fitness and competitive sportsmanship.

Current schedules are available on the Event Center’s website at www.prescottvalleyeventcenter.com.