Community inititiatives, including youth and high school hockey, will benefit from the ice scheduled to be installed this week at the Tama Bay Times Forum, according to a Tampa Bay Lightning news report.
Groups scheduled to practice at the arena are teams from throughout the Tampa Bay area, including at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon, at 10222 Elizabeth Place, off Falkenburg Road, north of Adamo Drive (State Road 60). The Ice Sports Forum in Brandon serves also as the official training facility of the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Other groups expected to take advantage of the ice include teams from Bloomingdale, Durant and Newsome high schools. (For full list, see chart below.)
Ice installation is set to begin Sept. 27 at 5 a.m. About three hours later, after the base coat of ice is laid, it will be painted white. Hockey markings at around 10 a.m. will be painted on the ice, then cemented with another layer of ice.
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Groups Scheduled To Practice at the Tampa Bay Times ForumLOCAL TEAMS FROM Brandon Ice Sports Forum Tampa Bay Skating Academy Clearwater Ice Arena Ellenton Ice Rink LOCAL TRAVEL TEAMS Junior Lightning Scorpions Flames Junior Bulls 18 HIGH SCHOOL TEAMS Berkeley Bloomingdale Durant East Lake Freedom Gaither/Sickles George Jenkins Jesuit Mitchell Newsome Palm Harbor Plant River Ridge Sarasota Seminole Steinbrenner Wharton Wiregrass CLUB TEAMS FROM University of South Florida University of Tampa Tampa Police Department Tampa Fire Department SEASON TICKET MEMBERS KEY PARTNERS