ICE MICE UPDATED FOR 2021-2022
(Ages 3 - 6 years)
ICE MICE - SATURDAY SESSION 10 WEEK SESSIONS!
(Ages 3 - 6 years)
If your child is between the ages of 3 and 6, we now offer Ice Mice skating classes on Saturday mornings! All Ice Mice equipment is required. Children MUST be at least 3 years old before the start of the session. No exceptions
ICE MICE is designed to help preschool-age children develop the preliminary coordination and strength necessary to maneuver on skates. By the end of this program, skaters should feel comfortable being on skates, and be prepared to move on to Learn to Skate, Learn to Skate for Hockey Players or Hockey Development.
ICE MICE follows the US Figure Skating Association & USA Hockey guidelines. We incorporate lots of fun and games. Classes are divided by ability, and each child progresses at his or her own rate. It is recommended that your child be at least three years old by the start of class to enroll. (Due to the young age of the children, parent or guardian must remain at the rink for entire class time.)
There are no make-ups due to Ridgefield school snow day cancelations. Knee pads, elbow pads, hockey helmet with face mask & mittens/gloves required! Winter Garden has skates & hockey helmets for participants to use & keep for the 10 week session. We reommend that you purchase your own elbows & knee pads. The Pro Shop has all the equipment your need to get started and answer any questions about the equipment you may have.
Terms & Times: 10 WEEK SESSIONS!
Fall Term: Sept. 11 - Nov 13 , 2021 Saturday 10:40-11:20 am
Winter 1 Term: Nov 22, 2021 - Feb 5, 2022 Saturday 10:40-11:20 am (except 12/25 & 1/1))
Winter 2 Term: Feb 12 - April 16, 2022 Saturday 10:40-11:20 am
Fee per term for Fall, Winter 1 & Winter 2 $279
LEARN TO SKATE UPDATED FOR 2021-2022.
(Ages 5 years - Adult)
This fun, recreational program will concentrate on teaching beginners the basic skills and techniques of skating. More advanced skaters will continue to learn new skills and progress through the levels of US Figure Skating Association. Also ideal for the skater who needs to brush-up a bit. For all ages... male & female. This program follows the curriculum of, and is sanctioned by, the US Figure Skating Association. Students will have the opportunity to be tested and receive official merit badges as they develop new skills. There are eight levels of badges to progress through. Skaters are grouped according to age and ability, so everyone feels comfortable. You must fill out the Skill Level Evaluation Form (found on back of the Registration Form) in order to be placed in the appropriate group based on ability and prior experience. Lesson time and instructor will be assigned by program Director. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED, AND WE EXPECT SESSIONS TO FILL QUICKLY. PLEASE REGISTER EARLY TO INSURE A SPACE FOR YOUR CHILD.
One 60 minute class per week, consisting of 30 minute group lesson & 30 minutes of practice.
Terms & Times 10 week sessions!
1: Sept 11 - Nov 13, 2021 Sat 9:30-10:30am
2: Nov 22, 2021 - Feb 5, 2022 Sat 9:30-10:30am (except Dec. 25 & Jan 1)
3: Feb 12 - April 16, 2022 Sat 9:30-10:30am
Fee per Term: $299 10 week term
HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT - NOW 2 NEW OPTIONS
(Boys & Girls Ages 5 and up)
If you're looking for a developmental hockey program for your child (5-14), Winter Garden Ice Arena now has two offerings.
NY RANGERS LEARN TO PLAY
JAGUARS FALL CLINIC
Open to players of ALL abilities ages 5-14. If you child can skate, and is looking to play hockey this year, this 8 week clinic is the perfect way to get ready! Prior hockey experience is not required!
Hockey helmet with face mask, hockey gloves, hockey pants, shin & elbow pads required for all participants! Winter Garden Ice Arena has complete sets of equipment, as well as skates and hockey helmets that children can borrow for each sessions. Please note, all participants must have basic skating skills.