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Ford Ice Center Closed for Rink Upgrade July 1-5

by Press Release / Nashville Predators

Nashville, Tenn. (June 29, 2015) – For the next two weeks, Ford Ice Center will be operating under a limited schedule as the ice in both the North and South Rinks are replaced and additional upgrades are made on the facility.

The new ice installed on both rinks will include the 2016 NHL® All-Star Game logo, which was unveiled on Saturday, May 30 at the Music City Sports Fest, at center ice. In addition to the laying of the All-Star Game logo at center ice, the rink boards’ top sill and kick plates are both being replaced with pieces that are “Preds Gold.” New pictures and graphics will also be added throughout the facility.

A full schedule of Ford Ice Center closing and limited availability is below:

  • June 30-July 1: North Rink closed for upgrades, limited facility availability
  • July 1-July 5: Both North and South Rinks closed for upgrades, Ford Ice Center closed to the public
  • July 5-July 10: South Rink closed for upgrades, limited facility availability

Ford Ice Center will resume their full schedule of events beginning on Saturday, July 11. The Nashville Predators prospects, in town for the 2015 Development Camp presented by Holiday Inn Express and Suites of Antioch, will participate in an intrasquad scrimmage at Ford Ice Center on July 11 at 11 a.m. (CT). The scrimmage, which will be open to the public, will be the center of a fun day at Ford Ice Center that will include family activities, skating, the annual Preds Equipment Sale and more.

A full schedule of rink closing information and affected programs is posted at Fordicecenter.com. With questions regarding specific Ford Ice Center programming or rink availability, please call 615-742-4399.

About Ford Ice Center:

Ford Ice Center is a component of a public-private partnership between the Nashville Predators and Metro that will help continue growth of hockey and skating in Middle Tennessee. Home to Nashville Predators youth and adult hockey initiatives and the Scott Hamilton Skating Academy, Ford Ice Center is a springboard for creating new fans, ensuring more kids have the opportunity to get on the ice at an early age and contributes to economic development in Southeastern Davidson County. For more information, visit Fordicecenter.com.

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