BACKGROUND: Did you pack the warm clothes? Then how about a visit to this indoor ice-skating arena located at the Bader Field site in Atlantic City.

There's no need to wait for winter to you can lace up the old blades again.

INSIDER INFO: A fine place to celebrate a birthday, and the party package includes a T-shirt and photo of the birthday boy or girl sitting on the zamboni.

WHERE: 501 North Albany Avenue in Atlantic City. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=FLYERS+SKATE+ZONE,+ATLANTIC+CITY+NJ&sll=39.385264,-75.30098&sspn=0.244655,0.373535&gl=us&ie=UTF8&hq=FLYERS+SKATE+ZONE,&hnear=Atlantic+City,+NJ&ll=39.358773,-74.457865&spn=0.007648,0.011673&z=16&iwloc=A" target="_blank">CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS.

HOURS AND COST: Ice-skating is available all summer long at the Flyers Skate Zone. Public skating sessions are held 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. daily, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 9 a.m. to 11a.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Admission for most skating sessions is $7. Skate Rental is $3. Call 609-441-1780.