The Schreder Brothers Real Estate Group and The Ingram Mortgage Team are returning once again to host the eighth annual Skate with Santa Charity Hockey Game in support of Sources Langley Food Bank. (Langley Advance Times files)

The Schreder Brothers Real Estate Group and The Ingram Mortgage Team are returning once again to host the eighth annual Skate with Santa Charity Hockey Game in support of Sources Langley Food Bank. (Langley Advance Times files)

CALENDAR: Skate with Santa charity event and list of all public skates in Langley

Skate with Santa Charity Hockey Game is Dec. 22

Lacing up skates and hitting a community ice rink is a holiday favourite for many families, and there is no shortage of opportunities in Langley to get some ice time – some even with jolly old St. Nick, but one skate in particular will get you ice time with the man in red all while supporting a good cause.

The Schreder Brothers Real Estate Group and The Ingram Mortgage Team are returning once again to host the eighth annual Skate with Santa Charity Hockey Game in support of Sources Langley Food Bank.

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The free event organized by Jeff Ingram and brothers Cory and James Schreder, raises funds and non-perishable food items for the local food bank.

“It’s rewarding. It feels good, and its a good opportunity for us to give back,” said Cory. “The food bank needs our support all year around, but this time more than ever.”

The event will take place Sunday, Dec. 22 at the Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex (16555 Fraser Hwy.) from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The charity skate will include a colouring contest, photo booth, raffle, pizza and refreshments.

“It initially started as an opportunity to get our friends and family together,” said Cory.

Since it began the charity skate has raised over $40,000 for the food bank and thousands of pounds of food, according to Cory.

The event will begin with a skate with Santa until 11:30 a.m., after which time the hockey rivals will lace up to go head to head.

Team Ingram is currently leading the series 4-3.

Organizers are currently looking for items that can be donated towards the raffle. For complete details and contact information visit www.facebook.com/events/2492179494164099.

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Also, there are numerous public skate events scheduled at the Aldergrove Community Centre, George Preston Recreation Centre and the Langley Sportsplex in December and January.

Some public skates have themes, like jersey day, a snowflake skate and a superhero skate. Some even have Santa scheduled to make an appearance. Click through the dates for complete details of all the events.

Not familiar with the calendar format? Here is a list of skates happening at Aldergrove Community Centre (ACC), George Preston Recreation (GPR) and the Langley Sportsplex.

Sunday, December 15

• 1 to 3 p.m. Sportsplex- Free Skate with Santa

• 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

Monday, December 16

• 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Sportsplex- Adult Only Skate

• 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

Tuesday, December 17

• 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

• 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Sportsplex- Public Skate

Wednesday, December 18

• 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Sportsplex- Adult Only Skate

• 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. ACC- Adult Only Skate

• 4 to 5:30 p.m. ACC- Public Skate

• 4 to 5 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

Thursday, December 19

• 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

• 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. ACC- Public Skate

• 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Sportsplex- Public Skate

Friday, December 20

• 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Sportsplex- Adult Only Skate

• 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

• 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. GPC- Loonie & Toonie Public Skate

• 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. GPC- Youth Public Skate

Saturday, December 21

• 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. Sportsplex- Public Skate

Sunday, December 22

• 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Skate with Santa Charity Hockey Game

• 1 to 2:15 p.m. Sportsplex- Public Skate

• 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. GPC- Skate with the Rivermen

Monday, December 23

• 1 to 4 p.m. ACC- Public Skate

• 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. GPC- Snow Flake Public Skate

Tuesday, December 24

• 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ACC- Public Skate

• 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Sportsplex- Public Skate

• 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. GPC- Skate with Santa Public Skate

• 1:15 to 2:45 p.m. GPC- Skate with Santa Public Skate

Thursday, December 26

• 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. ACC- Loonie & Toonie Public Skate

• 1 to 3 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

• 4 to 7 p.m. ACC- Public Skate

• 6 to 7 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

Friday, December 27

• 1 to 3 p.m GPC- Public Skate

• 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

Saturday, December 28

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ACC- Public Skate

• 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. GPC- Superhero Skate

• 4 to 7 p.m. ACC- Public Skate

Sunday, December 29

• 1 to 3 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

Monday, December 30

• 6 to 7:30 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

Tuesday, December 31

• 1 to 3 p.m. GPC-New Year’s Eve Public Skate

• 2 to 3:45 p.m. ACC- Public Skate

• 5 to 9 p.m. Sportsplex- New Year’s Eve Event

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

• 1 to 3 p.m. GPC- New Year’s Day Kick off Skate

Thursday, January 2, 2020

• 1 to 3 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

• 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. ACC- Public Skate

• 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

Friday, January 3, 2020

• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ACC- Public Skate

• 1 to 3 p.m. GPC- Public Skate

• 7 to 9 p.m. ACC- Youth Late Night Skate

Saturday, January 4, 2020

• 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. GPC- Jersey Day Public Skate

Sunday, January 5, 2020

• 1:30 to 3 p.m. GPC- Public Skate


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