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McCarren Ice Rink Could Double In Size In Future

McCarren Ice Rink Could Double In Size In Future

(Rebecca Fishbein) The McCarren Ice Rink has been open only two weeks, and it's already a hotspot for crowds of local skaters and Pat Kiernan. And it might be getting bigger, better and badder: future plans for the rink include doubling its size and maybe even adding a sledding chute. But where is the Slip 'n Slide?

The rink, which opened on November 15th, is about 60 feet wide by 120 feet long right now, and accommodates about 300 skaters at a time. But according to the Daily News, plans drawn up by the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn suggest the rink could extend over the McCarren pool if enough people show up. OSA also proposed adding a frozen chute for sledders, since North Brooklyn has far more bespoke bars than hills.

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