March 26, 2023

The free ice-skating rink at Denver Worldwide Airport (DEN) closed on the primary of the 12 months.

However there’s now a free ice-skating rink at London International Airport (YXU) in Ontario, Canada.

“I get pleasure from taking part in hockey and skating with my household so I believed this might be a good way to make the most of the house we’ve on our property, ” stated Scott McFadzean, airport President and CEO. “It’s a approach to give again to the neighborhood and supply a enjoyable and secure place for employees, tenants and the general public to skate.”

The massive out of doors rink is close to YXU’s operations middle and has a view of the airport’s taxiway. It’s open from 7 am till 9 pm every day, with lighting for night time skating.

YXU ALSO HAD A Pickleball Court docket

In the summertime, London Worldwide Airport additionally had a pickleball courtroom for the neighborhood.

The brand new fast-growing sport combines components of tennis, badminton and ping-pong, It’s performed on a badminton-sized courtroom with a modified tennis web utilizing a paddle and plastic ball with holes.

The free airport pickleball courtroom was on the northeast facet of the airport’s parking zone (the place hourly charges are simply $2 an hour). And loaner paddles had been accessible free of charge as effectively.

Good going YXU! We’re placing your ice-skating rink within the operating for Airport Amenity of the Week!

(Photographs courtesy YXU Airport)

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