Allison Tiffany, 15, helps Hania Mhamdi, 4, learn how to skate at Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink on Monday.

Allison Tiffany, 15, helps Hania Mhamdi, 4, learn how to skate at Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink on Monday.

The seasonal ice rink across from Lithia Park opened Friday and will continue through Feb. 27, weather permitting.

The rink offers free figure skating and hockey skating on certain days as long as people bring their own skates, plus classes and group rentals. Admission is $3.25 for youth, $4 for adults and $5.50 for hockey, and skate rentals are available for $2.50. Hours vary. For a complete schedule, go to ashland.or.us and click on the ice rink link.