Paducah, KY – Paducah opens its downtown skating rink this afternoon. It will be open Saturdays, Sundays, and weeknights, except on Wednesdays, where it will be closed for private parties. Admission is $5 for unlimited skating with specials on Tuesdays and Thursdays. After Thanksgiving on Saturday mornings, kids can skate with their favorite characters. The city expects some 25,000 people to visit the rink this winter.