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Celebrate the Season- Skate with Santa!

December 2, 2018

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites you to this special event at the new WARINANCO SPORTS CENTER

Celebrate the Season at Warinanco!

Skate with Santa and his elves will be on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 11–6 pm with 3 skate sessions!

Bring your family & kick off the holiday season at the newly modernized Warinanco Sports Center

  • Skate on the newly modernized rink
  • Visit with Santa & skate with the elves
  • Enjoy holiday carols
  • Kids crafts & face-painting
  • Sit by the fire
  • Dine in the café

Tickets include entry to the event, skate rental, hot chocolate and cookies!

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All people wanting to enter the building will require a paid ticket if they are skating or not. Under 2’s are free of charge. There will be no opportunity to buy a ticket on the door so please ensure you have accounted for everyone in your group when purchasing tickets, including spectators.

Directions to Warinanco Sports Center

From Garden State Parkway: Take exit 137. From ramp, turn left onto Westfield Ave. Continue according to directions below from Westfield Ave.

From Westfield Avenue: Take Westfield Ave. (Rt. 28) to Linden Rd. Turn left if traveling west; turn right if traveling east. Linden Rd. leads into Warinanco Park. Follow road straight ahead to rink.

From Morris Avenue (Rt. 82): Take Morris Ave. to North Ave. Turn right if

traveling east; turn left if traveling west. North Ave. becomes Elmora Ave. Continue, and turn right onto Linden Ave., which leads into Warinanco Park. Follow road half-way around the park.

From Route 1: Take Rt. 1 to Park Ave. in Linden. Turn right if traveling south; turn left if traveling north. Go through 3 lights, then enter straight into Warinanco Park. Follow road three-quarters of the way around the park.

From St. Georges Avenue (Rahway Ave. in Elizabeth):

Take St. Georges Ave. (north or south) to Park Ave. Enter Warinanco Park at Park Ave. Follow road three-quarters of the way around the park.

Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders

Sergio Granados, Chairman 

Bette Jane Kowalski, Vice Chairman

Bruce H. Bergen

Angel G. Estrada

Angela R. Garretson

Christopher Hudak

Mohamed S. Jalloh

Alexander Mirabella

Rebecca Williams

Edward T. Oatman, County Manager 

Amy C. Wagner, Deputy County Manager

James E. Pellettiere, RMC, Clerk of the Board

Ron Zuber, Director, Parks & Recreation

A Service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders

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December 2, 2018