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January 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 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.

Come to the Rothman Institute Ice Rink! 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 is even open on holidays in January: New Year's Eve, 11am-12:30am; New Year's Day, 11am-11pm; January 17, 11am-11pm; Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, January 18, 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.

The Rothman Institute Ice Rink and Rothman Cabin are also the coolest places in Center City to host your winter event! From corporate holiday parties and cocktail receptions to team building activities, school groups and fundraisers, the twinkling holiday lights and bustle of Center City make Dilworth Park the perfect backdrop. For more information, or to book your special event, email rentals@centercityphila.org or call 215.440.5507.


January Programs @ Rothman Institute Ice Rink

Learn to Skate
January 3, 10, 17, 24, 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
January 9, 16, 23, 30, 8:30-9:30am
The Rothman Institute Ice Rink at Dilworth Park is accessible for everyone this season, including members of the disabled community. With generous support from Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, sled skating allows children and/or adults with disabilities to 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, email sleds@rinkmanagement.com.

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

January 1, 11am-11pm
New Year's Day/Mummer's Parade

What better way to ring in 2016 than with a day at the Rothman Institute Ice Rink? It'll be open all day right on the west side of City Hall, so you'll have a front row seat for the Mummer's Parade! Plus, the Rothman Cabin will be open with warm food and drink. All skaters will receive 2016 New Year's giveaways while supplies last.

January 17-22 & 24-29
Center City District Restaurant Week
Show your receipt from Center City District Restaurant Week and you'll get $1 off admission to the Rothman Institute Ice Rink! Plus, you can enter to win gift certificates from participating restaurants.

January 10, 17, 24, 31, 8-11pm
January 14, 21, 28, February 4, 9-11pm
Hit the ice with Broomball at the Rothman Institute Ice Rink! For more information on joining a league, visit PhiladelphiaSportsNetwork.com.

January 26, 6-9pm
College Back-To-School Night

The Rothman Institute Ice Rink welcomes college students back from winter break with $1 off admission.

January 11, 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 before the whirlwind of Center City District Restaurant Week.

Wednesdays, 5-9pm
Center City District Sips and Skate
Who says CCD Sips is only for summer? Every Wednesday in January and February, come to the Rothman Institute Ice Rink and Rothman Cabin for a bracing happy hour filled with skating fun and great drink specials!


Sister Cities Park

Support the Center City District Foundation: Become a Part of Philadelphia's Success
As we look ahead to 2016, we invite you make a donation to support our efforts to make Center City even better. Visit SupportCCDF.org to discover what inspires you - hanging flower baskets or planters, improving parks for families and children, or helping us break ground on the Viaduct Rail Park.

You can support highly visible enhancements that have lasting impact. All donations made to CCDF before December 31 are tax deductible for 2015. We hope you will join us by making a gift today.

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