Free skating for kids at Rosa Parks Circle

WOOD TV8 is sponsoring free skating for kids 17 and under at Rosa Parks Circle during the 2014 Winter Olympics. (Feb. 4, 2014)
WOOD TV8 is sponsoring free skating for kids 17 and under at Rosa Parks Circle during the 2014 Winter Olympics. (Feb. 4, 2014)

Rosa Parks Circle

WOOD TV8 is celebrating the 2014 Winter Olympics by having the Olympic Rings painted on the ice at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids.

24 Hour News 8 will have a special live broadcast at 5 p.m. Friday at the rink prior to the Olympics opening ceremony in Sochi, Russia later in the evening on WOOD TV8.

WOOD TV8 is sponsoring free skating at Rosa Parks Circle for kids 17 and under, while rental skates last, through the Olympic Games — all 17 days.

24 Hour News 8’s Leon Hendrix showed us on “Daybreak” on Thursday how the rink was painted –