Everything is cooler on ice.
That means for the last 30 years, the Civic Ice Arena has made the city of Mentor cooler.
The Ice Arena will celebrate its 30th anniversary from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 12.
There will be games, prizes and demonstrations from local youth hockey teams and figure skaters.
The schedule for the day is:
From 9 to 11 a.m., there will be a pancake breakfast. The donations from the breakfast go to the Special Skaters program, which teaches skating in a fun way to youths and adults with disabilities.
Next, professional coaches will be offering free lessons from 11:30 a.m. to noon.
Then, the west rink will have open skating from noon to 5 p.m.
Meanwhile, there will be hockey clinics for children from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Afterward, the east rink will host games like ice bowling and shopping cart dashes for the rest of the afternoon.
Throughout the entire day, there will be prizes, as well as performances from skaters in the Mentor Figure Skating Club.
The entrance fee for the entire day is $3.
For more information on the day's events, call 440-974-5730.
For additional info on the opportunities available at the Ice Arena, visit its web site.