ice rink

April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Cabin John Will Close Two Ice Rinks Through September

Two ice rinks at Cabin John Ice Rink (CJIR) in Rockville will close starting Friday for a mechanical improvement project. The rinks are supposed to reopen by the end of September. According to Montgomery Parks, “Due to aging infrastructure and the phase-out of R-22 refrigerant, a new refrigeration system will be installed to support the […]

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July 31, 2018 | Marisa Fried

10 Things to do for Under $10 in Potomac, Bethesda, Chevy Chase Areas

Live around Bethesda, Potomac, or Chevy Chase? Check out these fun in-county activities to fill the rest of your summer.   Billy Goat Trail Enjoy scenic views of the Potomac River while getting a workout hiking over boulders and steep rock formations. You might spot a bald eagle flying overhead, or see a blue heron […]

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April 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Poolesville Scraps Plans for Synthetic Ice Rink Because of Costs

The Town of Poolesville is not moving forward with plans for a synthetic ice rink, according to Town Manager Wade Yost. You may remember that Montgomery County was hoping to partner with the town on a rink after a backyard rink, “Mel’s Rink,”  made national headlines when the county shut it down for public use […]

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December 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Poolesville Commissioners to Continue Ice Rink Discussions on Jan. 9

UPDATED 12.20.16 Poolesville commissioners will continue conversations about plans for a synthetic ice rink at the town’s next meeting on Jan. 9 and now there is talk of transforming the rink to accommodate roller hockey in the warmer months. Town Manager Wade Yost said the elected leaders have decided to move forward with a 4,000 […]

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October 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Coming Soon: The Rockville Town Square Ice Rink (PHOTOS)

A summer hot spot is being transformed into a cool ice rink in the heart of Rockville Town Square. The Rockville Ice Rink at 131 Gibbs Street is scheduled to open on Oct. 20th, and it is billed as the largest outdoor ice skating rink between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Check out our photo gallery, […]

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April 20, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Poolesville Ice Rink Plan Moves Forward

While local hockey fans may be cheering on the Capitals tonight, Poolesville residents are hoping to soon hit the ice in their neighborhood. Dozens of residents turned out for a meeting in support of a proposed synthetic ice rink at a Poolesville Town Commissioners meeting on Monday night; where Montgomery County officials presented residents and local […]

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April 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Commissioners of Poolesville to Discuss Potential Ice Rink Locations at Meeting

The Town of Poolesville is scheduled to discuss potential locations for a Synthetic Ice Rink at a Commissioners meeting on Monday night. Montgomery County officials approved the construction of the ice rink earlier this year. According to a Washington Post article, the rink will be similar to the one built in Marc Kohn’s yard. Kohn built a […]

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October 30, 2014 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know in Montgomery County Today, Oct. 30

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 30, in Montgomery County: 1- Today is the last day of early voting. Find out where you can vote here. 2- Hillary Clinton is expected to visit the University of Maryland today to rally support for Anthony Brown, a Democrat running for governor in Maryland. He talks about  her […]

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November 8, 2013 | Staff Writer

Image of Rockville Town Square Ice Rink at night

Rockville Ice Rink Grand Opening Celebration (Photos)

The Rockville Town Square Ice Rink opens for the 2013 – 2014 skate season Nov. 8 with a party from 6 to 10 p.m. The first 100 adult skating ticket purchases will receive a free fleece blanket. The Lloyd Dobler Effect Band will perform from 6 – 10 p.m. Schedule of Events Nov. 8: 6:30 […]

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November 7, 2012 | Staff Writer

Image of Rockville Town Square Ice Rink at night

Ice Rink Opens

The Rockville Town Square Ice Rink celebrated the grand opening of the 2012 – 2013 season with a Laser and Fireworks Show on Friday, Nov. 9 starting at 6:30 pm. The ice rink, with 7,200 square feet, is the largest outdoor ice skating rink between Baltimore and Washington DC. It is the largest in all […]

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