Borough opens ice skating rink

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Brian Parzyck, 16, of Naugatuck, braved the freezing temperatures Dec. 28 to work on his hockey skills at the ice rink at Breen Field North in Naugatuck. The rink opened for the season last week. -JIM SHANNON/REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN

NAUGATUCK — The borough opened the outdoor ice skating rink last week for the season.

The skating rink is at Breen Field North on Hotchkiss Street. Public skating hours are from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

There are designated times when the rink can be used for hockey players. Stick time is from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 8 to 10 a.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. During these times, all skaters must wear hockey skates and helmets.

Children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Ice skates only can be worn on the ice. Signs will indicate when the rink is open or closed. The borough will also try to post information about closings on its website, www.naugatuck-ct.gov, under “Community Events.”