Despite bone chilling temperatures and swirling wind, 56 skaters came to check out Mt. Lake's new skating rink warming house.
The Friends of the Pool and Active Living Committee held an open house Saturday for the new building.
Those attending sampled hot chocolate, hot apple cider and baked goods. Children's books were given out by Early Childhood Initiative.
For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Jan. 10 Observer Advocate.