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You want to drive a Zamboni? Now's your chance

Ice Arena hosting class October 9

Iowa wide receiver Matt Melloy rides a Zamboni ice resurfacing machine around the rink during the first intermission of the National Hockey League game between the Tampa Bay Lighting and the Boston Bruins Saturday December 28, 2003 in Tampa. (The Gazette)
Iowa wide receiver Matt Melloy rides a Zamboni ice resurfacing machine around the rink during the first intermission of the National Hockey League game between the Tampa Bay Lighting and the Boston Bruins Saturday December 28, 2003 in Tampa. (The Gazette)

CEDAR RAPIDS — You want to drive a Zamboni? Now’s your chance.

The Cedar Rapids Ice Arena is presenting its first “Zamboni Class” on Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Participants will get a behind-the-scenes look at ice maintenance and learning how to drive the arena’s Zamboni ice-resurfacing machine. Registration ends Sept. 30 and costs $65, with a T-shirt gift part of the program.

Contact the Ice Arena at 319-398-0100 to register, or e-mail M.Glackin@cricearena.com. You must be 18 years or older and own a valid drivers license.

The class will be limited to the first 20 registrants.

l Comments: (319) 398-8259; jeff.johnson@thegazette.com

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