Ice skating opens Wednesday at City Center

Alex and Ani Downtown Skating Center

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Alex and Ani City Center is set to open Wednesday, November 23, for the 2016-2017 ice skating season.

The rink will make its debut at 4 p.m. on the 23rd, and will be open every day for public skating, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., with changes in the hours for holidays.

Ticket prices are $7 for adults, and $4 for children under 12, seniors over 65, and members of the military with proper ID. The rink also offers season passes, and discounted rates for lunch-time and after-work weekdays and college students on Wednesday nights. Skate rental is $6.

Organizers also offer the entire rink for rental for private events.

Last year on the 23rd, temperatures averaged about 35 degrees Fahrenheit.