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  • Seoul Square Skating Rink to Open December 15

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    Seoul Square skating rink finally opened at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 15 for the 2012 winter season. It is now open to the public from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. from Sunday to Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, and public holidays. Admission costs just 1,000 won including the rental of a pair of ice skates. Gloves must also be worn while on the ice rink.

    Operation of Seoul Square Skating Rink

    • Location: north of Seoul Square (in front of City Hall)
    • Size: 4,200㎡ (ice rink of 1,800㎡ plus auxiliary facilities)
    • Operation Period : 51 days (Dec. 15, 2012 ~ Feb. 3, 2013)
    • Opening Hours : 10:00~22:00 (Sunday ~ Thursday)
      10:00~23:00 (Fridays, Saturdays and Public Holidays)
    • Admission : 1,000 won per hour (including the rental of a pair of ice skates)
    • Ticketing
      – Individuals: Online (http://www.seoulskate.or.kr/eng.php) or offline (at the site)
      – Groups: Reservation by phone or e-mail is mandatory (See below).

    Operation Hours

    Rounds Sunday ~ Thursday Sat, Sun & Public Holidays
    1st Round 10:00∼11:00 10:00∼11:00
    2nd Round 11:30∼12:30 11:30∼12:30
    3rd Round 13:00∼14:00 13:00∼14:00
    4th Round 14:30∼15:30 14:30∼15:30
    5th Round 16:00∼17:00 16:00∼17:00
    6th Round 17:30∼18:30 17:30∼18:30
    7th Round 19:00∼20:00 19:00∼20:00
    8th Round 20:30∼22:00 20:30∼21:30
    9th Round 22:00∼23:00

    Skating Classes

    • Period: Dec. 17, 2012 (Mon) ~ Jan. 31, 2013 (Thu)
    • Sessions: Four times daily (10:30, 13:30, 16:30 & 19:30)
    • Tuition : 10,000 won per week (4 days from Mon~Thu)
      ※A 50-minute lesson plus one hour of practice daily
      *Instructors: Former professional skaters
    • Class Size : 15 persons per class
      *For each class hour (or round), there will be five classes (75 persons).
      *Each term (4-day week) admits 300 persons (75 persons x 4 daily sessions)
      *There will be seven terms during the 2012 winter season.
    • Eligibility : Anybody over 6 years old ( i.e., ‘western age’)
    • Application : Online on a first-come, first-served basis

    Contacts