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The Coppola Family - Killingworth, CT




CT Hockey Program

Shoreline Sharks

Size of the Rink

40 x 70'

Cost to Install

A whole lot of landscaping (Previous owner of house dug out pond)

Materials Used to Install

wood, lights, even used a flame thrower to smooth out the bumps in the ice.
Just bought two regulation goals.

What Makes This Rink Unique

Our rink is a man-made pond perfect for pond hockey. My wife got me a snowblower a few years ago for the driveway, but she has quickly learned that pond maintenance is more important than cars being able to leave the driveway. We have a huge box of ice skates of random sizes for everyone to join in, even if they don't have their own skates or stick. There is a a sound system and a large fire pit to make the experience a winter paradise.