Riverton's Ice Skating Rink appears headed to the floor of Tonkin Stadium

Riverton Schools Superintendent Terry Snyder reported Tuesday night that the school district is in negotiation with the R Recreation program to move this winter's ice skating rink to Tonkin Stadium. School Board Member Glegg Ogg said the District #25 Recreation Board was approached by R Recreation's Mary Axthelm with the idea, and that the Rec Board agreed to support the proposal with some funding. [image: Inline image 1] Snyder said the ice rink put up for the first time last year at the Babe Ruth Baseball Field (see photo above) did not damage the grass. "It all came back, a little slowly, but it didn't damage the grass," he said. "Tonkin Stadium's floor is flat, and it will allow R Recreation to put up their entire ice rink, only part of it was put up last winter because of the slope of the baseball field" Snyder said the district and R Recreation are looking over their respective insurance policies to make sure the district is covered before a final decision is made. Feature Photo: Tonkin Stadium #county10