Ethan Brookes, 6, reacts to the chill from a block of ice in his hands that originally was chipped from an ice-sculpture sleigh that he and his brother Liam, 9, were investigating at Beban Park social centre in Nanaimo on Thursday. The sculpture is part of the city’s Winter Wonderland family skating sessions being hosted at Frank Crane Arena until Saturday, Dec. 30. The skating session cost $1 and all skate and helmet rentals are free. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Ethan Brookes, 6, reacts to the chill from a block of ice in his hands that originally was chipped from an ice-sculpture sleigh that he and his brother Liam, 9, were investigating at Beban Park social centre in Nanaimo on Thursday. The sculpture is part of the city’s Winter Wonderland family skating sessions being hosted at Frank Crane Arena until Saturday, Dec. 30. The skating session cost $1 and all skate and helmet rentals are free. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Chip off the block

Today is the last day for the city’s Winter Wonderland family skating at Frank Crane Arena

Ethan Brookes, 6, reacts to the chill from a block of ice in his hands that originally was chipped from an ice-sculpture sleigh that he and his brother Liam, 9, were investigating at Beban Park social centre in Nanaimo on Thursday. The sculpture is part of the city’s Winter Wonderland family skating sessions being hosted at Frank Crane Arena until Saturday, Dec. 30. The skating session cost $1 and all skate and helmet rentals are free. CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin