# Synthetic ice
John M. Dabbs
Synthetic Ice Skating Now Open for the Season at Covered Bridge Park in Elizabethton
Ice skatingPhoto byKelli McClintock/UnsplashonUnsplash. Skaters finally took to the synthetic ice at Skate by the Doe at Elizabethton's Covered Bridge Par Saturday. The park opened amid unseasonably warm temperatures. The synthetic material used in the ice rink doesn't require the ambient temperature to be below freezing to enjoy ice skating at the seasonal attraction.