Learn to Skate Registration
Hess Ice Rink is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2019 - 2020 Learn to Skate USA program. To get started, simply complete the Registration Form below and submit payment in full prior to the start of the first session.
Tots-Snowplow Sam (1-3)
This class is designed for beginners under the age of 6. These classes are designed to help children six and younger learn the basic skills. All classes will be taught in a safe and positive environment, incorporating fun and games making class an enjoyable experience for all.
Basic (1 & 2)
This level allows new skaters, 6 & over with no prior skating experience to build confidence while learning to skate.
Basic (3 – 6)
These levels develop all of the fundamental skating skills on the ice. Focus is on learning the ABCs of basic athleticism: agility, balance, coordination and speed. Upon completion of these levels, skaters will be able to confidently advance to more specialized areas of skating.
Hockey (Levels 1-4)
Designed to teach the fundamentals of hockey skating. Proper skating techniques for the game of hockey are the primary focus of the levels. All elements will be taught without a puck. Skaters will learn the basic hockey stance, stride, knee bend, use of edges and other necessary fundamentals to be successful in hockey practices and game situations.
2019 - 2020 Class Schedule (Saturday Mornings):
Session 1: September 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5 & 12
Session 2: November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & Dec. 7
Session 3: January 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb.1 & Feb 8: Hess Skating School Skills Competition
Session 4: February 29, Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28 & Apr. 4
Spring Show: April 11
2019 - 2020 Class Times:
9:00 - 9:30 AM: Tots - Snowplow Sam 1, 2, 3
9:00 - 10:00 AM: Basic 1, 2, 3, 4 Hockey
10:15 - 11:00 AM: Hess Academy (Learn to Skate Extension)
2019 - 2020 Costs:
Tots & Snowplow Sam - $60 (Drop-in-Fee $15)
Basic 1 - 4 & Hockey - $100 (Drop-in-Fee $20)
Hess Academy - $6*
*In addition to session registration costs.
** Skate rental included in all session costs.
*** Listed fees include individual registration to Learn to Skate USA ($16 value).
Make checks payable to Neshannock Township and mail to:
Hess Ice Rink
3131 Mercer Road
New Castle, PA 16105
* Please include skater's name on check.