Summer Ice in Bozeman

Gallatin Ice is hoping to raise an additional $300,000 to offer summer ice in Bozeman.

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Gallatin Ice wants to offer summer ice skating and is asking for the public’s help in making it a reality.

Gallatin Ice Foundation and the Bozeman Amateur Hockey Association have raised more than $1 million for a renovation of Ressler Motors Ice Rink at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds to extend indoor ice conditions from seven to 11 months.

The organizations are hoping to raise an additional $300,000 by July 1 with hopes of completing construction by August 15.

Fundraising dollars are planned to be spent to replace the building’s roof and install insulation, ductwork and a dehumidifying system.

The project is expected to cost about $1.4 million.

More ice time means more visitors — the organizations anticipate visitation to the rink could grow from 150,000 to more than 200,000 each year with an additional four months of operation.

People interested in donating may visit gallatinice.org/summer-ice.

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