Open Skate Admission
Open skate is available for anyone looking to spend some recreational time on the ice. Open to all skaters of any age or ability. No skates of your own? No problem! Rent our Reidell hockey and figure skates. Skates come in full sizes only.
Admission Fees (for Non-Rec Center Pass Holders)
|Family up to 5||$18.00|
|Additional family members||$4.00|
City Ice is for figure skating only. Private lessons can be taught at this time. City Ice is offered year round Monday through Saturday. For City Ice availability, please view the schedule below, call the Recreation Center or see the City Ice Information Board in the rink area for the current schedule with updates and cancellations.
City Ice Fees
|5 Visit Pass||$50.00|
|10 Visit Pass||$85.00|
|15 Visit Pass||$110.00|
|20 Visit Pass||$125.00|
|25 Visit Pass||$130.00|
Learn To Skate
Parent and Tot (My Little Buddy)
A program designed for ages 2 1/2 to 4 years. This is a great family program where skaters and parents learn together the basics of skating. Skaters advance from Parent & Tot to the Snowplow Sam
Snowplow Sam 1-3
A program designed for ages 3 to 6 years. This tot beginner program is designed to make the skaters more comfortable and in control when they are on the ice. The Snowplow program is built on 3 levels. Snowplow Sam 1 introduces skills such as: marching across the ice (both forward and backward), gliding, and the proper falling and standing techniques. Snowplow Sam 2 introduces skills such as: swizzles, slaloms in and out of obstacles, and stronger forward and backward skating. Snowplow Sam 3 introduces skills such as: backward swizzles, forward-to-back turns, snowplow stops, one-foot gliding, along with other intermediate skating skills.
A program designed for the beginner skater ages 6 years and over. Students learn proper falling and standing skills, forward and backward skating, two-foot glides, hopping, and beginning stops. Children learn to be comfortable on skates and really enjoy the ice. Recommended for figure skating and hockey.
This class introduces one-foot glides, backward glides, backward swizzles, one-foot pumps, two-foot turns from forward to backward, and a moving snowplow stop. Recommended for figure skating and hockey.
This class refines the correct use of the skate blade and includes forward slaloms, backward one-foot glides, introduction to cross-overs, and two-foot spins. Recommended for figure skating and hockey.
This begins that advanced levels of basic skating. Skaters learn how to use both the inside and outside edges of the blade, forward cross-over both clockwise and counter-clockwise, 3-turns, proper backwards stroking, and a backward snowplow stop. Recommended for figure skating and hockey.
This class begins backward cross-overs in both directions, the hockey stop, backward outside and inside edges on a circle, and a one-foot spin with up to 3 revolutions. Recommended for figure skating and hockey.
This class includes advanced turns, T-stops, bunny hops, spirals and lunges. Recommended for figure skating and hockey
A combination of former Basic 7 and Basic 8 is the introduction to figure skating. The class will include a waltz jump, one-foot spin, mazurka, and other advanced moves. Recommended for figure skating.
Freestyle 1 – 4
For those skaters who want to progress to the advanced levels of figure skating. Freestyle 1-4 covers all of the basic jumps, spins and footwork to become a competitive figure skating.
A program designed for the beginning adult who has never skated, or has yet to achieve a smooth stroke and gliding motion. Skills to be introduced are falling and recovery, forward strides and glides, backward skating, two-foot glides, and forward chasses. Skaters then progress to Adult levels 2 – 4.
Learn to Play Hockey
A program designed for ages 4-9. This beginning prgoram will cover the fundamentals of hockey. The first part is hockey skating skills and includes how to gain speed on the ice, starts, stops and hockey turns, along with other important skating skills. Followed by the learning of stick skills which included proper stick-handling, passing and shooting skills will be covered. Skaters should have completed Snowplow Sam III or Basic 1 and have good forward and backward skills. All skaters should have proper skates, helmet with face mask, shin guards, elbow pads, hockey gloves and a hockey stick.