CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ – After a one-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Camden County’s WinterFest Ice Rink in Cooper River Park is returning for the 2021-22 season, county officials said.
WinterFest officially opened on Black Friday and will be open Thursday through Monday until February 21, 2022.
âIn one of the state’s most iconic and famous parks, Winterfest offers another option for active outdoor recreation at Cooper River Park. I hope our community can get out there and enjoy ice skating. ice and our wintery backdrop in one of the county’s iconic green spaces throughout the late fall and winter months, âsaid Commissioner Jeff Nash, Department of Parks Liaison Officer. Camden County. âEspecially since we missed last season, we are delighted to welcome our neighbors back to this wonderful attraction. After the uncertainty of last year, it will be nice to provide people with a carefree and safe way to have fun. “
The 60-by-120-foot ice rink will return to Cooper River Park across from the Crown Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, at the corner of North Park Drive and Cuthbert Boulevard. The park will be transformed into a winter wonderland with twinkling lights in the trees and vendors selling food inside the lodge.
âIt’s a great way for people to get out of their homes and try something new,â Nash said. “We are always adding new events to WinterFest offers and updating our calendar, so be sure to check in frequently for www.camdencounty.com for the latest information and events. “
The Cooper River Park WinterFest Ice Rink will be open:
- Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- Fridays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- Saturdays from noon to 10 p.m. and
- Sundays, from noon to 9 p.m.
The following special hours for public holidays will also be observed:
- 26-30 Dec : 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- New Year’s Eve: from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- New Year’s Day: 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- MLK Day: noon to 9 p.m.
- Valentine’s Day: Regular hours
- Last day, February 21: noon to 9 p.m.
Admission is free for children 4 and under; $ 5.50 for children aged 5 to 12, as well as veterans and seniors; and $ 7.50 for adults. Children aged 5 to 17 who present a vaccination record will benefit from free entry.
There is a skate rental fee of $ 6 for all ages. Customers can also have their skates sharpened for $ 6.50. In addition, there is plenty of free parking around the park. Unlimited skating, not including skate rentals, is available for $ 125.
All visitors are encouraged to wear masks inside the lodge and outside when social distancing is not possible. Anyone showing symptoms of the coronavirus is asked not to enter the Winterfest area.
Visit CamdenCounty.com/WinterFest for more information on parties, skating lessons and more. Camden County WinterFest is an official Toys for Tots drop-off location.