Schenectady, NY – Discover Schenectady, in partnership with Flight on Ice, Galesi Group and Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority, is excited to announce the Ribbon Cutting and Season Opening of the Discover Schenectady River Rink, presented by Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York!
We are thrilled to bring an outdoor ice skating rink to Schenectady’s Mohawk Harbor. For our first year, visitors can expect fun for the whole family including ice skating, heated hospitality tent, skate rentals, Beekman 1802 pop-up shop and great food & beverage options from our neighbors at Druthers Brewing Co., Shaker & Vine, Rivers Casino Resort and Ruggiero’s Pizza.
Themed nights with costumed characters provided by The Costumer, starting with the 12 Days of Christmas, live entertainment, ticket specials and more will happen from Dec. 10 through the end of Feb. 2022 (weather permitting). Overnight packages are available at participating hotels. Private event space is also available in the Hospitality Tent. Go to http://www.flightonice.com/locations/schenectady-river-rink/ for information and to purchase season tickets, family packs and individual tickets.
“As a community-based health plan, Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York strives to enable experiences that promote health and wellness for all,” shared Keith Dolan, Vice President, Commercial Sales Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern New York. “We’re excited to be the Presenting Sponsor of the Discover Schenectady River Rink for its inaugural winter season and look forward to seeing the wonderful, new opportunities it will bring to Mohawk Harbor.
WHERE - 221 Harborside Dr., Schenectady, NY 12305 ~ 518-312-8944
WHEN - Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 4:00pm
WHO - Local elected officials, representatives from Highmark Blue Shield of Northeastern NY, Flight on Ice, Discover Schenectady, Galesi Group, Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority, Beekman 1802 and Capital Region Chamber.
PHOTO OPP - Costumed Characters provided by The Costumer. Media and guests are invited to skate on the outdoor rink.
For more information about Discover Schenectady, please visit; https://www.discoverschenectady.com/