Learn To Skate

Whether your goal is to achieve Olympic fame or simply enjoy the recreational benefit of skating, the Ice Sport Complex and McCann Ice Arena LTS program is right for you.
Our 7 weeks course daily format includes 30 minutes class and 30 minutes of practice.
We have proficiency level ranging from Basic 1 to Pre-Freskate following the USFSA curriculum.
Continuous enrollment will be allowed during the first 3 weeks of lessons or at the skating director’s discretion.
Questions? Please contact Skating Director, Gilberto Viadana via email: figureskatingdirector@midhudsonciviccenter.org

Age Groups

  • Snowplow Sam 1 – 4: Geared for children ages 3 to 5 years old who have limited or no skating experience. Enroll in Snowplow Sam 1-2 if first time skater. Enroll in Snowplow Sam 3-4 if your tot has graduated Snowplow Sam 1-2 or if new to program but able to skate unassisted.
  • Basic Skills 1 – 6:

    Children ages 6–15 who have limited to advanced skating experience. Basic 3 and up are for all ages who have passed Snowplow Sam and Basic 1-2.

  • Hockey Skills:

    Designed to teach the fundamentals of hockey skating. In four badge levels, skaters will learn how to maneuver faster and be more agile on the ice. Proper skating techniques are the primary focus of the levels. All elements will be taught without a puck. Skaters will learn the necessary fundamentals to be successful in game situations.

  • Adult Classes:

    A fun learn to ice skate program for ages 16 & up who have limited or no skating experience.

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IceTime Schedule

Friday

5:45pm – 6:45pm

Session 1: Sep.20 – Nov.1

Session 2: Nov.8 – Dec.20

Session 3: Dec.7 – Feb.7

Session 4: Feb.14 – Mar.27

Session 5: Apr.3 – May.15

Session 6: May.22 – Jul.3

Saturdays

2:45pm – 3:45pm

Session 1*: Sep.21 – Nov.2

*Class on Oct. 19th is 5:45pm to 6:45pm

*Class on Nov. 2nd is 2:45pm to 3:45pm

Session 2: Nov.9 – Dec.21

Session 3: Dec.28 – Feb.8

Session 4: Feb.15 – Mar.28

Session 5: Apr.4 – May.16

Session 6: May.23 – Jul.4**

**Class on Jul. 4th to take place July 5th

Sundays

4:15pm – 5:15pm

Session 1: Sep.22 – Nov.3

Session 2: Nov.10 – Dec.22

Session 3: Dec.29 – Feb.9

Session 4: Feb.16 – Mar.29

Session 5: Apr.5 – May.17

Session 6: May.24 – Jul.5

McCann Schedule

Monday

5:45pm – 6:45pm

Session 1: Sep.16 – Oct.28

Session 2: Nov.4- Dec.16

Session 3: Dec.23 – Feb.3

Session 4: Feb.10 – Mar.23

Saturday

9:15am – 10:15am

Session 1: Sep.21 – Nov.2

Session 2: Nov.9- Dec.21

Session 3: Dec.28 – Feb.8

Session 4: Feb.15 – Mar.28

Pricing & Enroll

Snowplow Sam 1-4

Children ages 3-5, limited or no skating experience

Best Plan

$125.00
7 weeks
  • Skating School Session
  • 30 minutes of class
  • 30 minutes of practice
  • Enroll Snowplow Sam 1-2 if first time skater
  • Enroll Snowplow Sam 3-4 if your tot has graduated Snowplow Sam 3-4
  • Enroll Snowplow Sam 3-4 if new to program but be able to skate unassisted
  • Available at Icetime Sport Complex, Newburgh
  • Available at McCann Ice Arena, Poughkeepsie

Basic Skills 1-6 & Pre-Free Skate

Children ages 6-15, limited to advance skating experience
$200.00
7 weeks
  • Skating School Session
  • 30 minutes of class
  • 30 minutes of practice
  • Basic 3 and up are for all ages who passed Snowplow Sam and Basic 1-2
  • Available at Icetime Sport Complex, Newburgh
  • Available at McCann Ice Arena, Poughkeepsie

Adult Classes

Ages 16 & up, limited or no skating experience
$200.00
7 weeks
  • Skating School Session
  • 30 minutes of class
  • 30 minutes of practice
  • Available at Icetime Sport Complex, Newburgh
  • Available at McCann Ice Arena, Poughkeepsie

Hockey Skills 1-4

Ages 6 - 18, designed to teach the fundamentals of Hockey Skating
$200.00
7 weeks
  • Skating School Session
  • 30 minutes of class
  • 30 minutes of practice
  • Lean to maneuver faster and be more agile
  • Proper skating technics
  • Proper skating technics
  • Available at Icetime Sport Complex, Newburgh
  • Available at McCann Ice Arena, Poughkeepsie

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Required Equipment

SNOWPLOW SAM, BASIC SKILLS AND ADULT

  • Loose, layered athletic wear
  • Proper fitting skates (Skate rentals are $5.00/class)
  • Helmet
  • Gloves are recommended

HOCKEY SKILLS

  • Hockey skates (Skate rentals are $5.00/class)
  • Helmet

Policies

ATTENDANCE POLICY

  • For safety reasons parents are required to drop off and pick up skaters inside the building
  • The Mid-Hudson Civic Center inc. skating school and its employees do not assume responsibility for children participating in classes at any time
FAMILY DISCOUNT

  • Second family member qualifies for 10% off the lowest priced program
  • The family discount is not valid on Open Freestyle
PAYMENT POLICIES

  • Payment in full due upon registration, no exceptions
  • Returned checks will be charged a fee of $40
  • There will be no refunds, no exceptions
WITHDRAWAL & REFUNDS

  • There will be no refunds or credits
  • NO EXCEPTIONS
MAKEUPS OR CREDITS

  • There will be no makeup classes offered
  • By registering, we expect you are prepared to commit to 7 week sessions for any classes
  • Schedules are tentative and subject to change due to enrollment size and special events
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