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February 2016
IN Center City

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Sister Cities Park

Dilworth Park offers a place to sit and enjoy urban life on the west side of City Hall.
Open 7 days a week, 6am-1am.
1 S 15th Street | DilworthPark.org | Facebook

Park Features

Rothman Institute Ice Rink, M-Th: Noon-9pm; F: Noon-11pm; Sa: 11am-11pm; Su: 11am-8pm. See the website for holiday and extended hours:

Rothman Cabin, M-Th: 4-9pm; F: 4-11pm; Sa: 11am-11pm; Su: 11am-8pm

Rosa Blanca Café, M-F: 8am-4pm; Sa-Su: Closed

XFINITY WiFi is available throughout Dilworth Park.

It's the last month of the Rothman Institute Ice Rink 2016 season!
Through February 28, you can glide across the ice right next to City Hall seven days a week! New this season is the heated Rothman Cabin on the north end of the ice rink. Just steps away from the rink, enjoy tasty food and drink from Rosa Blanca Café to get you warm and ready to get back out on the ice. It's another great season of skating and fun, right in the heart of Center City! The rink has also special holiday hours in February: February 15 (Presidents' Day), 11am-9pm. Admission is $3 for children ages 10 and under and $5 for adults. Skate rental is $9. Visit DilworthPark.org/rothmanicerink for special holiday hours, events, rental information, and more. If you'd like to book the rink and cabin for a special event,
email rentals@centercityphila.org or call 215.440.5507.


February Programs @ Rothman Institute Ice Rink

Learn to Skate - Final sessions!
January 31 and February 7, 14, 21, 9:30-10am and 10:05-10:35am

Learn to Skate sessions are 4 weeks long and offered on Sunday mornings to new skaters of all ages. Each session costs $70. To enroll in a class, please fill out the registration form and process your payment online. For more information about skate lessons, email lessons@rinkmanagement.com.

Sled Skating, presented by Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
February 6, 20, 27, 9-10:30am
February 13, 8:30-9:30am

The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park is accessible for everyone this season. With Sled Skating programs, children and/or adults with disabilities can reserve a sled to use during scheduled sessions throughout the season. Trained rink staff will be there to assist in pushing sleds or training sled skaters in using the equipment. For more information or to reserve a sled, email sleds@rinkmanagement.com.


February Happenings @ Dilworth Park
Some programs are weather permitting. Schedule and performances subject to change. DilworthPark.org/events/

February 1, 7-9pm
In the Biz Night

Offering free admission with skate rental to the Rothman Institute Ice Rink as a salute to chefs, servers, and bartenders after the whirlwind of Center City District Restaurant Week.

February 7, 1-4pm
Chinese New Year
Come celebrate the Chinese New Year at the Rothman Institute Ice Rink with performances from the Philadelphia Suns Lion Dance troupe and the University of Pennsylvania Chinese Dance Club. The Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation will distribute information about the Chinese New Year Parade on February 14, while skaters receive giveaways wishing them good fortune for the Year of the Monkey.

February 14, 7-11pm
Sweetheart Skate

The Rothman Institute Ice Rink is one of the most romantic locations to celebrate Valentine's Day! Skate to your favorite love songs, presented by a live DJ, and dedicate a tune to your sweetheart. There will be complimentary hot chocolate and flowers, plus free photo keepsakes in the Lovers Photo Booth. The $20 per person includes: admission, skate rental, hot chocolate and giveaways. Tickets are available online. Plus, the Rothman Cabin provides a cozy location for you and your date to enjoy cocktails and a bite before or after skating, including a Sweetheart Skate special of churros with Mexican chocolate sauce. Sweetheart Skate is presented by Whole Foods Markets.

February 21, 11am-4pm*
Salute to First Responders

As a thank you to all first responders, get free admission with purchase of skate rental for up to 4 people and a 10% discount off menu items inside the Rothman Cabin with presentation of badge or active military ID. Enjoy community outreach, interactive activities, and entertainment from Philadelphia Police and Fire Departments, along with safety and fire prevention information for all who visit the Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park that day.

*$1 off skating admission for up to 4 people available for First Responders 11am-1pm and 4-8pm.

Wednesdays, 5-9pm
Center City District Sips and Skate
Who says CCD Sips is only for summer? Every Wednesday in February, come to the Rothman Institute Ice Rink and Rothman Cabin for a bracing happy hour filled with skating fun and great food and drink specials! Enjoy $3 beer, $4 house red or white wine, $5 Seasonal Mojito or Rosa Hot Toddy and 10% off food.

On February 24, the final CCD Sips and Skate of the season is part of the Bloom Philly Festival! Come on out for the official Countdown to the Flower Show which encourages everyone to break out of the winter doldrums and celebrate the coming of spring! The Philadelphia Flower Show is the official harbinger of spring in the Greater Philadelphia region and the largest flower show of its kind in the United States. For more information, visit TheFlowerShow.com/about/bloom-philly-festival.


Brought to you by the Center City District
and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation
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