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December 17, 2015

Doodle Bugs! & Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex Announce Partnership

Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex and Doodle Bugs! Children’s Centers announced today an integrated partnership on a variety of programs and events at the Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex in Rochester, NY.


As part of this newly formed partnership, the Iceplex’s Learn to Skate programs will now be known as Doodle Bugs! Children’s Centers Learn to Skate.  The all ages program, which takes place at the Iceplex year round, is one of the largest learn to skate programs in the country, teaching hundreds of Rochester-area residents the fundamental skills of ice skating.

Registration is in full swing right now for the next session of Doodle Bugs! Learn to Skate which begins just after the New Year. If you’re interested, check out the website for more info or to register. Discounts for Doodle Bugs! Learn to Skate are available for children currently enrolled at Doodle Bugs! (Henrietta, Penfield and Webster), see your Center Director for details.


In addition, Doodle Bugs! will sponsor multiple special events that take place at the Iceplex throughout the year.  The first one being the annual Skate with Santa event, which takes place Saturday December 19th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.

This ice skating event features holiday music, decorations, free photographs and an opportunity to give Santa a holiday wish list.  Our Rochester Bug Squad will be on site throughout the event, offering children free face painting and a holiday craft zone.

“An active lifestyle is a major part of our program’s foundation, so we are thrilled about this partnership with the Iceplex!” said Kate Bogdan, Marketing Manager for Doodle Bugs. “When kids are active, they develop positive feelings about physical activity and cultivate lifelong healthy habits. Ice skating is a wonderful way to keep young kids active all year round!”