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Public Ice Skating to Resume at the Rec Center

February 4, 2021—Olean— William J. Aiello, Mayor of the City of Olean, is pleased to announce that limited Public Ice Skating will return to the William O. Smith Recreation Center starting on Monday, February 8, 2021. Reservations to skate will be necessary.

“This is great news for our winter weary residents and local skaters,” Mayor Aiello said. “The City’s Youth Bureau and Recreation Department, under the direction of Kris Shewairy, will follow current New York State Forward Re-Opening Guidance and the CDC regulations to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.”

For more information on days/times of Public Ice Sessions please check out the city website: or view our social media pages: and Customers can also phone the William O. Smith Recreation Center at 373-RINK (7465) with any questions. All Public Ice Skating sessions will allow for a MAXIMUM OF 50 SKATERS FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING.