WinSport extends ski, snowboard and tube park hours amid mild weather

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WinSport announced Wednesday it would be expanding its hours on Thursday and Friday thanks to warm winter weather.

The ski and snowboard hill and the tube park will both be open until 8 p.m. instead of 5 p.m.

The move comes a week after Calgary was plunged into a deep freeze that saw Environment Canada issue an extreme cold warning.

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“Our valued guests endured some bone-chilling temperatures which unfortunately kept many of them indoors during last week’s Christmas break,” spokesperson John Francis said in a Wednesday news release.

“We decided to give Calgarians a few more hours so they can follow through with their plans to ski, snowboard and tube with their family and friends during the last few days of the holiday break.”

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The extended hours also include all food and beverage outlets along with the rental shop and retail store.

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