*Varsity hockey scrimmages/games will adhere to a one attendee per participant policy.
Skate a Marathon
Did you know that skating 289 laps is the equivalent to a marathon? We are encouraging all of our skating friends to skate a marathon throughout the month of January. Sign up for free to participate then track your laps on your own at your practices. Download a lap tracker. Once you have completed your laps, turn in your lap tracker form at the front desk. All marathon finishers will receive a finisher prize!
Virtual Rink Tour
Did you know that our rink just finished a major renovation? Check out our staff giving you a virtual tour of the new rink on our Facebook page on Friday, January 29, 2021.
Draw your own center ice logo! Download the coloring contest page here, print the coloring contest paper at home, snap a picture of your work and send it to email@example.com. A U.S. Figure Skating prize pack and $25 NORC gift certificate are up for grabs for the best drawings!
“When I skate, I feel…”
Download the “When I skate, I feel” page here and share how skating makes you feel! Share how skating make you feel by tagging North Olmsted Recreation Center on Facebook and using #NationalSkatingMonth.
Crossword and Word Search
Open skate is available for anyone looking to spend some recreational time on the ice and is available 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.
Daily Admission Fees (Included in a Monthly or Annual Recreation Center Membership )
|Child (3-11 years old)||$4|
|Student (12-17 years old)||$4|
|Adult (18 – 54 years old)||$5|
|Senior (55 years and older)||$2.50|
|Additional family members||$4|
|Friday Night DJ Skate*||$10|
|Bobby® the Seal*||$5|
*Friday Night DJ Skate and Bobby® the Seal rentals are not included in monthly or annual Recreation Center membership.
Winter I registration begins December 14, 2020
Winter I programs will run from January 4 – February 13, 2020
Learn to Skate USA is the official beginning skating program for US Figure Skating, USA Hockey and US Speed Skating. This program is especially unique to the Greater Cleveland area because not only do we offer innovative instruction that is both informative and motivational, we also include many extras. This includes free use of rental skates, extended lesson time, achievement patches to mark a student’s progress and a report card for students to use to monitor their individual progress. Learn more about our upcoming program dates and times.
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.
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 4 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, dips, and stronger forward and backward skating. Snowplow Sam 3 introduces skills such as backward swizzles, snowplow stops, one-foot gliding. Sam 4 continues to perfect forward skating skills, and introduces two foot turns.
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 the skills of Basic 7 and Basic 8. This class will get the skater ready to move into higher level freestyle skills. Step sequences, one fit spins, waltz jumps, half flip and toe loop are covered.
For those skaters who want to progress to the advanced levels of figure skating. All of the basic jumps, spins and footwork to become a competitive figure skater are covered while working on the Freestyle 2-6 badges.
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. Beginning and Advanced classes available – each class is customized to work on the skills you would like to improve on.
This time on the ice is meant for figure skating only and is offered year round. Private lessons can be taught at this time. For Figure Skating Ice availability, please download the schedule below or call the Recreation Center at 440-734-8200.
Figure Skating Ice Fees
|5 Visit Pass||$50|
|10 Visit Pass||$85|
|15 Visit Pass||$110|
|20 Visit Pass||$125|
|25 Visit Pass||$130|
|50 Visit Pass||$250|