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The Washington Capitals and City of Fredericksburg to host ribbon cutting October 27 at 2pm

(Fredericksburg, VA) October 10, 2019 – The Washington Capitals and the City of Fredericksburg are pleased to announce the Grand Opening for the NEW Fredericksburg Roller Hockey Rink. The ribbon cutting will be held on Sunday, October 27 at 2:00pm. The public is invited to attend the ceremony and tour the rink which is located in Dixon Park, 1300 Dixon Street.

The opening ceremony will be followed by a free Children’s Street Hockey Clinic sponsored by the Washington Capitals. Children ages 8-14 are invited to participate for free, but they must preregister due to limited space. All participants will receive a free street hockey stick. No skates are allowed for this clinic, tennis shoes only. For details and to register for the free clinic, click here.

Skaters are encouraged to bring inline skates and give the rink a try after the clinic is finished. The rink was constructed in Dixon Park as a new build that includes a custom Riley Manufactured board system and a NOVA Play II flooring surface featuring the Capitals logo. The rink also features a Daktronics scoreboard with the Capitals logo. The rink has been built as a partnership between the Washington Capitals and the City of Fredericksburg, with generous support from the new Fredanthropist program and the Fredericksburg Youth Roller Hockey organization. In addition to supporting the new rink construction, the Washington Capitals are providing hockey equipment
and teacher curriculum to all four City schools’ physical education departments.

For more information about the hockey rink, please contact Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation &
Events at 540-372-1086 or online at