Winter sports: Closure of JCube ice rink challenging for S’pore athletes, but plans for new facility in the works

JCube is home to Singapore’s only Olympic-size ice skating rink, and is a training venue for national athletes. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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SINGAPORE – The impending closure of the JCube mall, which houses Singapore’s only Olympic-size ice-skating rink, could make things challenging for the winter sports athletes, but their woes could be resolved if plans for a purpose-built facility materialises.

It was announced on Tuesday that the mall in Jurong East will close down on Aug 6 to make way for a 40-storey residential development that will include commercial space on the first and second storeys.

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