City asking residents to stay clear of High on Ice preparations in Centennial Park

The ice slides at the 2017 High on Ice Festival. The city is asking residents to stay clear of festival preparations over the next week. Photo by Chris Newton.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The City of Fort St. John is asking residents to stay clear of Centennial Park in the lead up to the 2018 High on Ice Winter Festival next weekend.

City staff say that due to the extensive preparations for the festival over the next week, the public is asked to stay out of Centennial Park and off the ice slides until the opening ceremonies, which are scheduled for Friday, February 9 at 4:00 p.m.

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Access to the parking lot at the North Peace Leisure Pool during the festival will only be available through the entrance on 96th Street, as the 100th Street parking lot entrance will be closed to vehicle traffic. Alternatively, pool users may park behind the Curling Club and Pomeroy Sport Centre.

For more information, visit fortstjohn.ca/ice for event details or call Marissa at 250-794-3262.

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