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Emera Oval to officially open on Christmas Day for

2012/2013 skating season


Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 (Halifax, NS) – HRM is pleased to advise residents that the Emera Oval will officially open tomorrow, Dec.25, from 2 – 4 p.m., for the first public skate of the 2012/13 season.

Public skates will be held daily as ice and weather conditions allow. Visit for public skating hours, special event information, condition updates, and to view a calendar of Oval programs. Call the Oval Information Line at 490-2347 or follow SkateHRM on Facebook and Twitter for schedule changes.

A family event will be held at the Oval on New Year’s Eve featuring afternoon and evening skating, free face painting, live music, and fireworks. Visit for more event details.

The Emera Oval is the largest artificial ice surface east of Quebec. A CSA-approved multi-impact helmet is required for children 12 and under and encouraged for all others. Free skate and helmet lending is available on-site.




Media contact:


Tiffany Chase
HRM Communications


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