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Ice Station Valencia is proud to unveil a “kool” new piece of art for skaters and families to see upon arrival to the rink.

As victim of an unfortunate burglary during the early hours of September 25, masked assailants drove a truck through the Ice Station player’s entrance and took off with an ATM machine located in the main lobby for customer use.

Home to a majority of figure skaters and hockey players between 5-18 years of age, Ice Station Valencia has taken this opportunity to show that although the physical damage cannot be undone, there is always a way to turn look at a bad situation in a positive light.

After temporarily boarding up the front entrance until repairs can be made, owner Roger Perez thought about how he could send the positive message back to Ice Station’s youth demographic.

The idea came to him while speaking with Cameron Stell, a long-time employee of Zero Celsius, the Pro-Shop located inside of the Ice Station. Cameron enlisted the help of Santa Clarita resident and artist, Kyle Tidgwell (Instagram @color, and the artwork idea was brought to life. The masterpiece is more than just a picture painted onto a blank wooden wall, but rather an opportunity to send a message and show that through any situation, there is always something to smile about.

Ice Station Valencia owner Roger Perez says “Although a break in can be a scary event to a child, I wanted them to feel comfortable returning to the rink and maybe even get a little laugh out of the painting.”

Located at 27445 N. Smyth Drive, directly across from Valencia High School, Ice Station Valencia invites Santa Clarita residents to stop by for a public skating session and to see “kool” artwork.

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  2. Johnny Diaz I wonder if it’s the same burglar as poke

  3. Christian Kelsey this is so cute haha

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