I just got off the phone with the Bozeman Recreation Department and the word is that the ice-skating rinks around town are all frozen and ready for winter fun. You can give them a call to schedule a lesson or to get current conditions. More info inside.

Ice Skating Lessons - The Bozeman Recreation Department is offering ice skating lessons for ages 4 through adult at Southside Park, College & 5th. Lessons on Tuesdays, January 4 to 25 for beginners ages 4-6 are offered from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m., beginners age 7 and up from 6:15 to 7:00 p.m. and adults all skill levels from 7:15 to 8:00 p.m. Intermediate skill lessons will be held on Thursdays, January 6 to 27 for ages 6 to 8 from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m., ages 7 to 10 from 6:15 to 7:00 p.m. and ages 11 and up from 7:15 to 8:00 p.m. Lessons will teach the basics of ice skating including skating in a straight line, gliding forward and backwards, stopping falling and getting back up, etc. Register and pay fee for 30 minute class of $10 City of Bozeman resident/$15 non City of Bozeman resident or for 45 minute lesson of $15 City of Bozeman resident/$20 non city at the Beall Park Recreation Center, 415 N. Bozeman. For more information call 582-2290.