WINTER. THE HEADWATERS PARK ICE SKATING RINK WILL CLOSE FOR THE SEASON TONIGHT. AND AS WANE 15’S RUBEN SOLIS SHOWS US.. THE RINK IS BREAKING A RECORD THIS YEAR. RUBEN.. KAITOR, YES, TODAY THE RINK REACHED 32- THOUSAND SKATERS FOR THE SEASON. THAT’S 5-THOUSAND MORE THAN THE PREVIOUS RECORD FROM FOUR YEARS AGO. WE SAW A LOT OF FAMILIES AND GROUPS ENJOYING THEMSELVES OUT THERE THIS AFTERNOON. THE RINK HELD A SMALL PRESENTATION TO TALK ABOUT THE SUCCESS OF THIS SEASON. THEY ALSO PRESENTED A GIFT BASKET AND SEASON PASSES TO THE THIRTY-SECOND-THOUSAND SKATER THAT CAME THROUGH THE GATES TODAY. THE RINK HAS BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR 16 YEARS. BY THE END OF THE DAY TODAY… OFFICIALS EXPECT TO REACH A TOTAL OF ABOUT 370-THOUSAND SKATERS OVER THE 16 SEASONS. THAT’S MORE PEOPLE THAT LIVE IN ALLEN COUNTY. AFTER TONIGHT, THE PARK WILL USE THE NEXT FEW WEEKS TO TEAR EVERYTHING DOWN AND GET READY FOR FESTIVAL SEASON BEGINNING IN APRIL. ((15:26:36 EVEN THOUGH WE HAVE SOME COLD DAYS COMING, FOLKS ARE READY TO DO SOMETHING ELSE. WE’VE HAD A LOT OF SKATING. IT MAY NOT BE SPRING OUTDOORS BY THE WEATHER BUT THE CALENDAR TELLS US IT’S RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER SO IT’S TIME FOR OUR SEASON TO END. WE ALWAYS DO THIS THE FIRST SUNDAY IN MARCH AND WE’LL TAKE THE NEXT FEW WEEKS TO GET UP EVERYTHING TAKEN DOWN AND CLEANED UP AND GET READY FOR THE FIRST FESTIVAL 15:27:00)) PARK OFFICIALS SAY ONE OF THE REASONS FOR ALL THE SUCCESS THE RINK HAS HAD, IS THAT THEY’VE BEEN ABLE TO KEEP PRICES THE SAME FOR 16 YEARS. THEY CREDIT THAT CONTRIBUTIONS FROM SPONSORS. YOU HAVE UNTIL EIGHT TONIGHT TO GO TO THE PARK. TONIGHT ON NIGHTCAST, WE’LL TALK TO SKATERS WHO WANTED JUST ONE MORE GO AROUND. FOR NOW REPORTING IN STUDIO 15, RUBEN SOLIS, WANE 15 NEWS. FOR THE SECOND DAY IN A ROW, A

Headwaters ice skating rink breaks attendance record
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