D. ROSS CAMERON/staff photos

Skaters, shown above, circle the ice Sunday at the Little Ice Rink at the Alameda South Shore shopping center, which will stay open seven days a week through Jan. 20. Last year, an estimated 15,000 skaters hit the ice during the holiday season. At right, Scott Suda, of Alameda, pushes his 2-year-old daughter Frances on a sled. At far right, Jordyn Moore, 11, in gold hat, pushes Nalize Givens, 9, around the ice.


Skaters circle the ice at the Little Ice Rink at the South Shore shopping center in Alameda, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. The seasonal rink will be in
Skaters circle the ice at the Little Ice Rink at the South Shore shopping center in Alameda, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. The seasonal rink will be in operation until Jan. 20. (D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group)


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Scott Suda, of Alameda, pushes his 2-year-old daughter Frances on a sled at the Little Ice Rink at the South Shore shopping center in Alameda, Calif., on
Scott Suda, of Alameda, pushes his 2-year-old daughter Frances on a sled at the Little Ice Rink at the South Shore shopping center in Alameda, Calif., on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. The seasonal rink will be in operation until Jan. 20. (D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group)

Eleven-year-old Jordyn Moore, in gold hat, pushes nine-year-old Nalize Givens around the ice at the Little Ice Rink at the South Shore shopping center in
Eleven-year-old Jordyn Moore, in gold hat, pushes nine-year-old Nalize Givens around the ice at the Little Ice Rink at the South Shore shopping center in Alameda, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. The seasonal rink will be in operation until Jan. 20. (D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group)