Wokingham’s first ice rink arrives this winter


Wokingham’s very first ice rink will debut in November at Cantley Park.

Provided by Chippa Events, the 13m x 19m synthetic ice rink will be accessible to everyone, with tickets starting at £ 7.50, transforming the Cantley Park event grounds into a magical winter wonderland.

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There will be a dedicated locker room, pairs of figure skates and skating aids available to ensure residents are fully equipped and make the most of their time on the ice.

Environment and Recreation Executive Member Cllr Parry Batth said: “I am delighted to announce that an ice rink is coming to Cantley Park – a first for Wokingham.

“Cantley Park provides the perfect backdrop to our party activities, supported by the new recreation facilities we have recently opened to complement the residents’ active lifestyle.

“Come show us your eight and have fun dancing on the ice – it will truly be an unforgettable White Christmas!

“There are a lot of festive activities going on in Cantley Park this winter, including our very first Christmas Market which runs from November 24 to December 24.

“We will have outdoor huts adorned with festive garlands with scalloped lighting and a variety of local vendors selling crafts and delicious food.

“The event is free, so save the date, come buy Christmas presents and hit the ice. Everyone is invited, the more the merrier! ”

The ice rink will be located on the Cantley Park event grounds for eight weeks from November 12 to January 7, 2022, daily (excluding holidays) from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Due to the popularity of this event, advance reservations are advised. There will be tickets available on the same day, subject to availability.

The ice rink will be closed on statutory holidays including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

The Christmas market event is free.

The Cantley Park Christmas Market Hut will be located close to the ice rink and sell a variety of delicious foods including tarts to get families into the Christmas spirit.

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