If you’ve ever wondered what ice skating is like and always wanted to try, now’s your chance.
Starting Saturday, December 17, Florida Hospital Center Ice, in partnership with Tampa Premium Outlets, will offer public skating sessions during the holidays on a new, 20’ x 40’ synthetic ice surface, located in Lagoon Court at Tampa Premium Outlets.
The dates of operation (all times are Noon-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m.) are:
- Saturday, December 17
- Sunday, December 18
- Wednesday, December 21
- Thursday, December 22
- Friday, December 23
*Note: There is a possibility that the public skating sessions may be extended during the week between Christmas and New Year’s. Check Tampa Premium Outlets website, www.premiumoutlets.com/tampa for updates.
All skating sessions are 30 minutes in length. The rates per session are as follows:
- Skate rental: $6.00
- Pair of socks: $2.00
- Skating walker: $1.00
“We are excited to offer ice skating on a new synthetic surface at Tampa Premium Outlets during the holidays,” said Gordie Zimmermann, managing partner at Florida Hospital Center Ice. “With our opening next month, we look forward to seeing many people from the Tampa Bay area who will be shopping at the outlets and skating at our facility on a real ice surface. This is an opportunity to get a head start on getting a feel of what skating is like.”
“Tampa Premium Outlets is excited to welcome Florida Hospital Center Ice to the Wesley Chapel community,” said Sarah Rasheid, Director of Marketing and Business Development at Tampa Premium Outlets “In celebration of their grand opening next month, we invite families and friends to enjoy skating and shopping this holiday season.”
About Florida Hospital Center Ice
Florida Hospital Center Ice in Wesley Chapel, FL is the largest ice sports facility in the southeastern U.S. with 150,500 square feet consisting of four ice rinks plus a mini rink. A $28 million capital investment project developed by Z Mitch, LLC, Florida Hospital is the facility’s major sponsor and naming partner. The Tampa Bay Lightning is a program rink partner. It will officially open in January 2017.
About Tampa Premium Outlets
Tampa Premium Outlets is a 441,000 square-foot outlet center that houses an enviable collection of more than 110 retailers delivering great brands at great prices. Conveniently located at the intersection of I-75 and State Road 56, the outdoor shopping center features brands including Banana Republic Factory Store, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Coach, Calvin Klein, Cole Haan, ECCO, Michael Kors, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren, Skechers, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Samsonite, Tommy Hilfiger, Tumi and more. Tampa Premium Outlets is open from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Monday – Saturday, and from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday. For more information, visit