Panthers Practice Facility Opens For First Time Since Hurricane Wilma
SUNRISE, Fla. – incredible ICE, the official practice facility of the Florida Panthers, will reopen the Stadium rink of its twin-rink facility tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec. 13. The facility will open for the first time since it sustained significant damage from Hurricane Wilma on Oct. 24. The Panthers will return to incredible ICE for the first time since the Hurricane on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Practice will be open to the public.
"We are absolutely thrilled to be able to open for business once again," Sunrise Sports & Entertainment Vice President/ incredible ICE general manager Jeff Campol said. "It is a rewarding time for us as all of our hard work at getting the facility up and running has paid off. We are looking forward to welcoming the community back into our rink and eagerly anticipate the busy holiday season."
The facility's expansive pro shop, which has been open since mid-November, will continue to offer a wide range of hockey equipment and apparel for all your holiday shopping needs.
incredible ICE is a 75,000 square foot, state-of-the-art twin ice-skating and entertainment complex – the first designed multi-sheet facility in Florida. Its open air design and twin NHL regulation ice surfaces make it a facility uniquely capable of hosting events ranging from Panthers training camp to various figure skating competitions.
incredible ICE, which was recently named by USA Hockey Magazine as one of the 10 coolest rinks in the United States, continues to be one of the busiest rinks in the country. Each year more than 500,000 patrons try to beat the South Florida heat by cooling off at incredible ICE. In addition to daily public skating sessions, the facility has more than 2,000 children enrolled in youth hockey, as well as 2,000 players who participate in the adult hockey leagues. incredible ICE is also home to the Panthers Figure Skating Club, where skaters are taught by top-rated skating professionals from around the world.