Kids test handicap-accessible sleds at McCarren Park ice rink

Hey, that’s an ice sled you’ve got there!

Full speed ahead: Williamsburg kids, left, Nikita Troast, 7, and Christopher Robinson, 7 try out handicap-accessible ice sleds at the McCarren Park rink.
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A group of elementary school kids had a blast on Wednesday evening at the McCarren Park ice rink, where they tried out new, handicap-accessible ice sleds.

The kids who tried the sleds are able-bodied, but they still had a thrill on the ice.

“At first, I wanted to go slow, and then I wanted to go faster,” said 7-year-old Nikita Troast.

It was Troast’s first time on any kind of sled.

“I liked it a lot,” she said.

The parks department is now making the sleds accessible to handicapped people at all Brooklyn ice rinks.

Reach reporter Danielle Furfaro at or by calling (718) 260–2511. Follow her at
Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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old time brooklyn from slope says:
That is really nice !!!
Dec. 21, 2014, 12:59 pm

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