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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 dfurfaro@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–2511. Follow her at twitter.com/DanielleFurfaro.
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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