From 2nd December to 27th January 2012 Florence will have a new space dedicated to winter sports! It’s called Florence Winter Park and is located near the Obihall Theatre (Lungarno Aldo Moro). There will be a skating rink accessible to children and adults, professionists or beginners. There will also be a ski run, 70 meters long and 8 meters high, accessible to everybody wants to ski or do snowboarding or snowtubing. Florence Winter Park will organise competitions for all members of the SCI CLUB, lessons for children and special events: on 7,8,9, December the renowned Val di Fassa will be the protagonists with ski teachers directly coming from the valley and bringing to Florence its gastronomical specialties. Florence Winter Park is also a village where people will have the opportunity to enjoy the real atmosphere of a mountain village with a bar and a restaurant and from 20th to 23rd December special Christmas shopping occasions and skying Santa Claus to entertain children and adults!