Author: Regina Downtown

RINK STORIES: Leia, Serge & family

Leia Laing (mother), Serge Cloutier (father), Amelie (daughter – accent ague over the e), and David (son) Cloutier came for a skate. They have come skating at the Downtown rink over the last handful of years as it has moved around the park and really appreciate the positive activities happening Downtown in the Summer and Winter. They enjoyed hearing about other families visiting the rink from other places in the province and internationally. They treated the other skaters and us with such kindness and were a joy to be around. They speak French to one another. To Leia, Serge...

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Walking by and being intrigued by the ice (by testing it with their shoes) – Omar (centre) and his friends were invited to try skating for the very first time by RDBID staff member, Kurtis. After a few falls and many laughs, Omar has started returning to the Victoria Park rink daily …getting better and faster every single time.   Their introduction to skating was such a fun experience that CBC Saskatchewan even did a story about...

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RINK STORIES: Etta Cochrane

Visiting the Victoria Park rink with her Mom and Dad – Etta was determined to have fun during her very first time skating.  Using a chair and her arms to balance, she did exceptionally well making her onlooking parents proud.  Whenever she did take the odd tumble, she picked herself back up and assured everyone around her she was all right by yelling “I’M OK!” as loud as she...

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