October 22, 2015 – In conjunction with the 2015 Halloween On Ice Tour stop in Saginaw, the Midland Civic Arena will host SkateFest on Saturday, October 24, from 11:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
Free and open to the public, SkateFest provides the opportunity for skaters of all ages to participate in free group lessons based on their past experience on the ice. SkateFest is a great way for families to experience skating for the first time.
Skaters will engage in lessons with local U.S. Figure Skating coaches and members of Nancy Kerrigan’s Halloween On Ice Tour. Members of the cast include two-time Olympic medalist Nancy Kerrigan, two-time Olympian Johnny Weir, two-time national champions Katie Denney and John Coughlin, and many more. Attending cast members will be decided at a later date and will be available for interviews prior to the SkateFest, from 11:30 a.m.-Noon.
Tickets for the 2015 Halloween On Ice Tour stop in Saginaw are on sale now. Reserved seats start at $25. Visit www.halloweenonice.com for the complete tour schedule and ticket information, as well as show and cast announcements.
For more information about Halloween On Ice, contact Steve Hartsell at 248-762-5201.
Midland's 107,000-square-foot Civic Arena houses two ice rinks (NHL & Olympic) and one turf field. MCA programming includes activities for both youth and adults, such as Learn to Skate classes, hockey, figure skating, speed skating, public skating, soccer, lacrosse, baseball/softball, flag football, and much more. An estimated 600,000 visitors come to MCA each year. Call 989-837-5780 for details on the arena or visit www.midlandcivicarena.com/.