AMHERST - It appears as though an outdoor rink in the West Highlands part of town could be a reality this winter.
Outdoor rink could be a go
Town to talk to Lions Club about converting Cornwall Avenue tennis courts
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- - February 25, 2010 at 00:46:06
As an avid supporter of skating in our community I think this is a great idea and hope to see it turn into a permanent facility. Skating, whether through hockey, figure skating or recreational, is an activity enjoyed by over 6 million Canadians. Unfortunately, having only one public ice surface in Amherst resticts the availablity of ice time and many people are simply unable to participate. Please show your support for the Lion's Club in making this project succeed.
- - February 25, 2010 at 00:46:03
Great idea, way to go Lions Club !!! =)
- Wonderful Idea
- - February 25, 2010 at 00:45:53
Way to go lions club!!.....That is a wonderful idea, Hopefully the town will HELP you and the idea will become reality since the lions club wants to do something for the kids of this town, a town that doesn't have a whole lot of things to do if you are a child. Keep up the great work lions den you are doing wonderful things in this towm.... :)
- Steve From Amherst
- - February 25, 2010 at 00:45:46
I am happy to hear the Lion's Club is taking this initiative! The kids need things like this to do. Hopefully the town doesn't try to roadblock it. One concern about using the tennis courts - would the ice harm the concrete (maybe by its weight)? They are nice courts too.
- - February 25, 2010 at 00:45:41
I just want to comment on the issue of the outdoor rink at Westhighland school and I live right next to the school and I know that there is not a whole lot of things for the kids to do in Amherst and them talking about the skateboard/bike club is also a great idea. If they need parents to volunteer everyonce in awhile, even though I don't have small kids I think volunteering for this would benefit everyone in the long run. Please feel free to contact me I am a student at NSCC in Amherst.
- Not surprised
- - February 25, 2010 at 00:45:40
After reading this article, I don't believe the Town officals want the Lion's Club to proceed with the rink. Do you think they could offer a little bit of support to the Club??? The Lions club needs to do this, the Lions club needs to do that, ect, ect. At any time reading this article did I hear a hint of help from the powers that be at the Town. The Lions Club is offering to do a great service for THE TOWN!!! Once it is complete, I will take my kids there to skate quite often.....I am glad someone is doing something for kids in this Town becasue it sure doesn't happen a lot
- - February 25, 2010 at 00:45:21
KOOL! I would love to take my kids to an out side rink. i think it would be just like when i was a kid in gagetown, we had a little shed to take off n change our skates and one bench and a light and the police came by to make sure nothing bad happend.. the rink was always busy!