For Immediate Release CONTACT: Jill McGranahan
Tuesday, January 13, 2009 720-913-0633
Ruby Hill Rail Yard Opening Day Pushed Back to January 24, 2009
WHAT: The Ruby Hill Rail Yard will open January 24, 2009. The opening of the rail yard has been pushed back one week due to higher than expected temperatures. Returning for its third year, the rail yard will feature six rails of varying configurations and levels of advancement. New this year will be a beginner’s bunny slope and free use of ski and snowboard equipment.
WHEN: NEW OPENING DAY
Saturday, January 24, 2009
10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Opening ceremony from 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
WHERE: Ruby Hill Park
South Platte River Drive and W. Florida Avenue.
WHY: Denver Parks & Recreation, Winter Park Resort, SOS, and Christy Sports have worked collaboratively to build a FREE urban rail yard for inner-city youth and families where they can jump, spin and slide off snow covered metal rails at Ruby Hill Park. This is the only free urban rail park in the nation. New this year, Christy Sports will provide free ski and snowboard rental every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday form 3:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.