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SM City Gensan opens first ever Ice Skating Rink in SoCCSkSarGen with its Summer Adventures on Ice

The people of General Santos and the whole of SoCCSkSargen have something to be happy and proud about!

The regions biggest mall has just launched its Summer Adventures on Ice with the opening on March 3, 2018, of its Ice Skating Rink, the first ever in the region.


The ice skating rink measures 300 sq meters, which is bigger than the first one installed in SM Lanang Premier in Davao.

SM City Gensan’s Summer Adventures on Ice will run untIl May 31, 2018 and is open everyday to the public from 10AM to 9PM at their Event Center.

The rates for people who want to try it are: P160 per hour on weekdays and P200 per hour on weekends. These include the rentals for the ice skates.

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During the Grand Launch on March 3rd, champion figure skater Sofia Guidote and junior figure skater Sophia Hernandez wowed the jampacked mall with their performances.  Lending her comic presence at the Opening Program was SM Elevator Girl Cherry Alejandrino.

Here is a video of the spectacular figure skating routine of Ms. Guidote with the movie Frozen’s theme “Let It Go” on the background.

Currently, SM City Gensan is running a promo in conjunction with this by giving away Unli-Skating Access Passes to 5 lucky individuals.  Read on…

Lastly, we are sharing the Ice Skating Guidelines for people interested to try being the next figure-skating champions….


  1. For your safety, we recommend the following:
    • Wear helmet at all times
    • Move in a counter-clockwise manner while inside the rink
  2. Follow and listen to our able Skating Rink Staff at all times. You may approach any one of them for any incident.
  3. Figure Skating maneuvers such as arabesque, camel spin, and other high risk maneuvers are not allowed.
  4. Person who are under the influence of alcohol or other substances are not allowed inside the ice skating premises.
  5. Sitting or climbing on the dasher boards is strictly prohibited.
  6. No food / drinks are allowed inside the skating rink.
  7. No pets are allowed inside the rink.
  8. No hitting / kicking the boards.
  9. No hand carried items while ice skating.
  10. Person without proper skating gear will not be allowed to skate, unless experienced.
  11. Management shall not be liable for any loss or damages to your personal belongings.
  12. Customers with unsafe or disruptive behavior shall be asked to leave the Ice Rink without refund such as:
    • Foul language
    • Spitting on Ice
    • Hitting / Kicking / pushing other Customers

With that, here’s to a cool summer, generals!


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About Avel Manansala

Avel Manansala aka Bariles, is a native of a bustling city down south of Mindanao Island. He is a consultant on Blogging, Social Media, and Marketing . He is co-founder and head of the SoCCSkSarGen Bloggers and manager of Google Business Group (GBG)- General Santos. You may add him to your circles on G+ - If you need more info on any of these fields, please leave him a message.

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