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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

The Last Flood of the Year...

 Total Coats to date;

Temperature -9ºC overnight

50 Lower

47 Upper


The team last night;

Russell 

Craig

Adrian

Peter

Willem 

Bill

Jamie

Andrew P.

John

Kurt

Ice is in great shape for New Years



Mike delivered wood for the kids program.
Social Distancing from the fire.





The "Russell" technique is born. This is Russell showing us his way of laying down a second coat.

Have a great New Year's celebration everyone!

Keeping the hose on the ice,
Kurt

Sunday, December 27, 2020

Trying to Flood, ... and We Did!

 Bud, the retired IceGuy, took this this afternoon. Great to see people using our park.

Bud also included this in his email; "Thanks to the Hard Work of the Rosemont Ice Guys for making this a community to be proud of."



Tonight we had Craig, Jamie, Peter, BILL, and BILL, Andrew P., Dan and Kurt.
Did I mention BILL.









Let's go again tomorrow night at 8 PM.

Keeping the hose on the ice,
Kurt


Boxing Day Snow...

The snow prevented the team from flooding last night, but it got a good clean.

Craig, John, Andrew P., Chris, Jeff, and Neil. John was able to peel back the banks with the Snapper.






Another snow fall that was cleaned up by the crew.


Keeping the hose on the ice,

Kurt




Thursday, December 24, 2020

'Twas the Night Before, the Night Before Christmas...

Total Coats to date;

Temperature -3ºC overnight

47 Lower

44 Upper

Bright lights like stars in the sky over frozen hills.
Dan, Bill, Craig, Jamie, Adrian, Glen, Glen, and Kurt.
Story telling while social distancing.
Kris dragging the hose and inspecting the ice.
Victoriously we have the Whoopsie Doodles ready for Christmas!

Have a safe and wonderful Christmas with the people that are inside your "bubble". 

See you Boxing Day for a shovel or a flood. Sunday Night Flood for sure at 8 PM.


Keeping the Hose on the ice,

Kurt




Tuesday, December 22, 2020

The LATE shift at 8 PM...

  Total Coats to date;

Temperature -9ºC overnight

45Lower

42 Upper


Russel, Bill, Dave and Leanne (new Iceguys and Gales) , Chris, Neil, Dan, John and daughter, Andrew P., Jamie, and Kurt


Adrian took this shot around 11 am today..
Bill was at it for three hours on the blower.
Clearing...
Done Clearing around 4 PM


John and his daughter at 8 PM
Andrew P. laying down a great coat.
Kurt checking on the fire.
Final coat on the upper
Bill getting it done.

Keeping warm by the Rosemont Family Shield.
Whoopsie Doodles as seen by Adrain's perspective. Moon in the sky.




Neil, the new iceguy, taking the lead.




OK lads!

Wednesday the 23rd. at 8 PM ready for the holidays.

How is in?


Keeping the hose on the ice, 

Kurt



The Afternoon TEAM...

 Way to BUCK UP team...

A foot of snow fell overnight and the IceGuys came to get rid of the white stuff.






Jeff showing some scale on the upper whoopsie doodles.
Kris showing us the "big snow" technique.
Chist double checking... Is that Austin on a Tuesday afternoon?


Paul and another gal helping out while their kids are sledding the hills.
Bill can'd feel his upper lip. Blowing the snow for over an hour.
Dan carving out the lower banks.

Alex and his dad in the background help us to clear the lower.
Peter hydrating with a perfect TailGate.

The afternoon shift done and skaters took over. (Hollywood Dave inspected the quality)

Lets Flood tonight at 8 PM


See you then,

Kurt


Kurt