JAMESTOWN – As the coronavirus outbreak continues and in response to the New York State’s ban on gatherings over 50, the Northwest Arena announced its closing to the public.
In a statement released Monday evening, the arena stated: “With increasing restrictions on social and recreational gatherings, Northwest Arena is temporarily closing the facility to the public effective today, Monday, March 16, at 8:00 p.m.”
This statement continues, “This includes the walking track, senior skate, public ice skating, ice bumper cars, drop-in hockey, comedy shows, Weight Watchers, and yoga.” Other events including the home and garden show have also been cancelled. The beer and wine festival has been moved until late April.
The facility will be open at limited times for pre-scheduled programming with limited capacity. Programming info can be found by calling the Northwest Arena at 716-484-2624.