Sundays from 8:00 am to 9:00 am - During the Month of October only
Sundays from 7:00 am to 8:00 am – November thru March
Learn the fundamentals of hockey as well as advanced skills and systems from volunteer hockey coaches. Advanced and beginner level players welcome. Groups will be divided up by skill level, when feasible. Participants must have hockey skates, helmet, gloves, and stick. Other gear (shin and elbow pads) is strongly recommended. Cost: $6 for Adults and $4 for Children.
Kiwanis Ice Arena’s Learn to Skate Program:
Sundays from 8:00 am to 9:00 am - STARTS FIRST SUNDAY IN NOVEMBER
Learn to skate from volunteer hockey and figuring skating coaches. Children and adults welcome. This program offers a 20 minute group class and 40 minutes of practice time. Groups will be divided up by skill level and age, when feasible. Group classes run from 8:10 to 8:30, so be sure to arrive early to get skates on, warm-up on the ice, and meet your volunteer coaches. Cost: $6 for Adults and $4 for Children. Rental skates are available for $3. Helmets are strongly recommended for first time skaters and small children.
Other Programs Offered at the Kiwanis Ice Arena:
The Saugerties Youth Hockey Association offers youth hockey programs in several age groups:
Learn to Play Hockey Program for New Players
In-House Cross Ice Program
Full Ice House League
Squirt A and B - (10 and Under)
Peewee A and B - (12 and Under)
Girls - (16 and Under)
Bantams - (14 and Under)
Midget A - (18 and Under)
The Saugerties Youth Hockey Association was originally created over 30 years ago as the Hurley Recreation Hockey. The organization relocated to the Kiwanis Ice Arena in 1997 and in 1999 evolved into Saugerties Youth Hockey. More information about their programs can be found on their website: www.saugertiesyouthhockey.com
Saugerties Skating School:
· Figure Skating Classes: Monday and Wednesday 5:00pm - 6:00pm (Monday and Wednesday classes are currently sold out).
· Learn to Skate: Saturdays 4:15-4:45
· Freestyle: Sundays 3:45-5:15
The Saugerties Skating School runs a US Figure Skating Basic Skating Skills program. On Mondays and Wednesday, skaters take a 45 minute group class and receive 15 minutes of structured practice. The Saturday Learn to Skate Program is a 30 minute group class and includes free admission to the public session that immediately follows. All participants receive a USFSA record book and earn official badges as they progress to different levels.
For advanced level skaters, there is a freestyle practice session on Sundays from 3:45-5:15 for $10.
Coaches are also available for private and semi-private lessons, birthday parties, and school outings during other sessions at the rink.