See Olympic Figure Skaters Practice on Port Moody Ice


Just got news from the City of Port Moody that the Canadian and British figure skating teams that are practicing at the Port Moody Recreation Complex will be holding a couple of open practices. Here’s the info…

The Canadian, Great Britain and US Olympic figure skating teams will be fine tuning their routines at Port Moody’s arena as they prepare for the Winter Games. While these training sessions are closed to the public, both Canada and Great Britain are offering one free public viewing.

Canada
Date: Friday February 12
Time: 10am – 12:45 pm
Location: Port Moody Recreation Complex – Ice Arena 2, 300 Ioco Road
Details: multiple viewing sessions, each of 30-40 minutes duration
Caution: due to limited spectator capacity, be prepared for a lengthy wait
Cost: Free

Great Britain
Date: Tuesday February 16
Time: 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Port Moody Recreation Complex – Ice Arena 2, 300 Ioco Road
Details: multiple viewing sessions, each of 30-40 minutes duration
Caution: due to limited spectator capacity, be prepared for a lengthy wait
Cost: Free

-Canada and Great Britain are each offering one free session as a special gift to the Port Moody community.

-These two viewings are strictly practice sessions. They are not performances, but will include athletes working on parts of their programs and conferring with coaches.

-Since this is not a performance, there are no tickets sales or advance seating available. All seating will be first come, first served and limited to the upper spectator area – there is no access to rink side or athletes.

-Due to limited seating capacity, staff will accommodate as many people as they can, in shifts of 30-40 minutes duration.

-The public should come prepared for lengthy waiting and the possibility that not all spectators are accommodated.

-No photographs or video are allowed during the viewings.

-For safety and security, we ask our visitors to respect these policies while enjoying the chance to view athletes in their preparation for the Winter Games.

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