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Can you help save Bridgepoint Ice rink in San Mateo

Hi everyone,

I'm putting out a request to fellow hockey fans in the Bay area and beyond. The rink where my son plays in San Mateo might close next May. He's about to turn 7 and has been learning to play hockey for 2 years. He's about to start his first full season of travel hockey this Fall. I think everyone who lives here understands that we need more ice rinks not less.
The company that owns the space wants to turn the rink into more retail space. In return they will build a public bathroom at a park and replace a soccer field with synthetic turf. An ice rink is a unique facility (especially in CA) that a soccer field just can not replace. The opportunity to play a winter sport like hockey in CA year round is pretty special.
One of the parents of his team has set up a petition to help save the rink we call home 5 days a week. It can be found here: http://www.change.org/petitions/mayor-brandt-grotte-san-mateo-city-council-please-don-t-take-away-our-ice-rink

I hope you're willing to sign this online petition.

Thanks for your consideration,

Caluofm



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