Hit The Ice
11 places to skate this winter
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Greenwich Skating Club
The Greenwich Skating Club is a members only club, but there are openings every year for new members. One of the requirements for admission, however, is that you must live in Greenwich or your children must go to school in Greenwich. Contact Admissions Chairperson, Alex Williams at 203- 661-1217 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
9 Cardinal Road, Greenwich; 203-622-9583
New Canaan Winter Club
Ice Skating Rink As the name would suggest, this members-only rink is open seasonally from November 15th-February 28th. There are several teams to take part in including CHC Travel Hockey, Junior House League, Senior House League, Men’s House League, Women’s Hockey, Men’s Travel Hockey, Figure Skating and several group lessons and clinics.
604 Frogtown Road, New Canaan; 203-966-4280
Stamford Twin Rinks
If you are a beginner skater than Stamford Twin Rinks is a great place to go to learn the basics. It is home to one of the largest U.S. Figure Skating Learn To Skate programs in the country and group skating lessons are available for all skill levels. Stamford Twin Rinks also offers Ballet and Dance classes as wella s public skating, ice rentals and public skating. Don’t forget to stop by the Ice View Sports Bar and Grill that overlooks the two NHL regulation sized ice rinks.
1063 Hope Street, Stamford; 203-968-9000
Terry Conners Rink
The Winter Cycle of the “Skate With US” program at Terry Conners Rink has begun, which follows the US Figure Skating Guidelines and offers lessons for children ages 3-17. Along with the public skating and open hockey that is available, the rink is also open for private rental and birthday parties.
1125 Cove Road, Stamford; 203-977-4728
Winter Garden Ice Arena
There are several skating programs at the Winter Garden Ice Arena including girls, boys and adult hockey as well as a youth hockey program. There is also ‘Ice Mice’, which is designed to help children ages 3-6 to develop the skills necessary to maneuver on the ice. In addition to the hockey and skating programs, the public skating sessions are Monday-Friday from 10am-2pm and Sundays from 2-3:20pm.
111 Prospect Ridge, Ridgefield; 203-438-4423.
Wonderland of Ice
Wonderland of Ice offers Public Skating everyday as well as opportunities to participate in Freestyle and the Nutmeg Curling Club. In addition to the hockey and skating programs that are available, Wonderland of Ice also has an 'Icerobics' fitness class that burns up to 500 calories in an hour.
123 Glenwood Avenue, Bridgeport; 203-576-8118