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August 14, 2015

What’s Cooler Than Cool? Chaparral Ice!

When Charles and Ruth Anne Collins’ daughters showed interest in figure skating, they were forced to drive to San Antonio to seriously pursue it. At the time, Austin did not have an ice skating rink. Their family was passionate about the sport, so they decided to build a skating rink in Austin to benefit the entire community.


Supporting the skating community for almost 20 years, the Collins family continues to operate Chaparral Ice. They believe in providing Austin with skating for every level, discipline, and age, a great workout anyone can get passionate about! 

“At Chaparral Ice, we offer a wide variety of programs that can help skaters of all levels stay fit. With fitness at your fingertips, The Choose Healthier App makes Austinites more aware of how they can use the ice to get in shape!”

– Hayley Skousen, Director of Marketing, Chaparral Ice


Chaparral Ice posts all of their opportunities in the Choose Healthier App. Look out for their free weekly classes for first-time students,  their “Learn to Skate” classes, and “Learn to Play Hockey” classes! 

Visit their website for more information! 

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