Skate School

Group Ice Skating Lessons

Ages
4 years (must be four by the first day of class) to Adult.

Location
Dorothy Hamill Skating Rink: Located off Sherman Avenue on Sue Merz Way, Greenwich, CT 06830

Fees
Please see fees listed in the Activity below. Please note the year, fees subject to change.

Dates
Session 1 Beginning Tuesday, October 10, to Monday, December 11, 2023
Session 2 Beginning Tuesday, January 2, to Monday, March 4, 2024
Class fees include eight 30 minute sessions, as well as four (4) practice sessions during a public session and badge testing.
(No sessions Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day.)

Skating School Programs

Mommy, Daddy and Me
Ages 3 & 4 years. Must be three by the first day of class.
Must be accompanied by an adult guardian who skates.

Snowplow Sam
Ages 4 & 5 years. Must be four by the first day of class.
Snowplow Sam 1 is for children who have never been on the ice.
Snowplow Sam 2/3 is for children who have been on the ice before and have good forward movement.

Youth
Ages 5 - 15 years
The classes will follow U.S.F.S.A badge programs and teach the students the fundamental skills for each level of skating.
Children must pass each level to continue to the next. Please see requirements to pass each skill level in link Skill Level

Adults
Ages 16 and over
Adult classes will follow the U.S.F.S.A badge programs for classes offered in basic skating, dance, patch and freestyle.

Staff
The Greenwich Skating School is under the direction of Nancy Leamy, who holds the rating of two-time National and International Coach by the U.S.F.S.A.

What to wear/bring
Hats, gloves or mittens, a warm coat, snow pants for younger children, and helmets for less experienced skaters are recommended.
Skate rentals are NOT included in the price of the lesson.

Skate Rentals available, for a fee of $5 per pair/per session, (socks must be worn)

Skate Sharpening overnight service, drop off by 9 p.m. for next day availability, for a fee of $8 (regular sharpening).

Registration
Online registration, Session 1 begins September 1 and closes October 6, or when the program has filled; space is limited.

Online registration, Session 2 begins November 15 and closes December 31, or when the program has filled; space is limited.

You must Sign In in to your account to register.

Residency may be submitted after January 1 and must be verified prior to registration, (if not previously provided for this year); please allow up to five (5) business days.
Verify Residency
for the calendar year.

Beginning September 15, (Session 1) may mail in the Registration Form and required documents.

Beginning November 15, (Session 2) may mail in the Registration Form and required documents.

Private Lessons
Scheduled through the Rink Voicemail System: 203-531-8560.
All skaters taking private lessons, regardless of age, must pay an admission fee in addition to the private lesson fee. Private lessons are not available during public sessions.

Greenwich Parks and Recreation is committed to making our youth activities accessible to all youth of Greenwich. To this end, the Department has established a youth scholarship program which provides financial assistance to qualifying residents.

For eligibility requirements and to apply for a Youth Scholarship Click Here to complete registration.

Weather updates
Available on our Recreation Sports website at Team Sideline.
You may sign up for automated email and/or text alerts from this website.
In addition, you may call the weather hotline number at 203-861-6100.
You may also call the skating rink at 203-531-8560 prompt #3.

Important Concussion Information

Please take note of program registration dates. The content for inactive programs is only to be used for informational purposes. Dates, locations and fees are subject to change.

For activity registration assistance email Skating Rink

Activity Program Search

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GL1- Mommy Daddy & Me - 42201

1 Sections
Add to Cart Availability Activity # Description Dates Times Ages Cost
Unavailable Unavailable 42201-M1 Mommy Daddy & Me Wed 01/03/2024 -02/28/2024* 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm 3-4.99 $140.00

GL1 - Snowplow Sam - 42202

15 Sections
Add to Cart Availability Activity # Description Dates Times Ages Cost
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-K1 SPS1 Mon 01/08/2024 -02/26/2024* 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-K2 SPS1 Wed 01/03/2024 -02/28/2024 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-K3 SPS1 Thu 3:55 01/04/2024 -02/01/2024* 3:55 pm - 4:25 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-K4 SPS1 Thu 4:30 01/04/2024 -02/29/2024* 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-K5 SPS1 Fri 01/05/2024 -03/01/2024* 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-K6 SPS1 Sat 12:05 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 12:05 pm -12:35 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-K7 SPS1 Sat 12:40 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-K8 SPS1 Sat 1:15 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-L1 SPS2&3 Mon 01/08/2024 -03/04/2024* 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-L2 SPS2&3 Thu 3:55 01/04/2024 -02/29/2024* 3:55 pm - 4:25 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-L3 SPS2&3 Thu 4:30 01/04/2024 -02/29/2024* 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-L4 SPS2&3 Fri 01/05/2024 -03/01/2024* 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-L5 SPS2&3 Sat 12:05 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 12:05 pm -12:35 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-L6 SPS2&3 Sat 12:40 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm 4-6.25 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42202-L7 SPS2&3 Sat 1:15 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm 4-6.25 $140.00

GL1- Basic - 42203

23 Sections
Add to Cart Availability Activity # Description Dates Times Ages Cost
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-A1 Basic1 Wed 3:55 01/03/2024 -02/28/2024* 3:55 pm - 4:25 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-A2 Basic1 Thu 3:55 01/04/2024 -02/29/2024* 3:55 pm - 4:25 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-A3 Basic1 Fri 3:55 01/05/2024 -03/01/2024* 3:55 pm - 4:25 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-A4 Basic1 Sat 12:05 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 12:05 pm -12:35 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-A5 Basic1 Sat 12:40 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-A6 Basic1 Sat 1:15 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-B1 Basic2 Wed 01/03/2024 -02/28/2024* 3:55 pm - 4:25 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-B2 Basic2 Thu 01/04/2024 -02/29/2024* 3:55 pm - 4:25 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-B3 Basic2 Fri 01/05/2024 -03/01/2024* 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-B4 Basic2 Sat 12:05 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 12:05 pm -12:35 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-B5 Basic2 Sat 12:40 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-B6 Basic2 Sat 1:15 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-C1 Basic3 Wed 01/03/2024 -02/28/2024* 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-C2 Basic3 Thu 01/04/2024 -02/29/2024* 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-C3 Basic3 Sat 12:05 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 12:05 pm -12:35 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-D1 Basic4 Thu 4:30 01/04/2024 -02/29/2024* 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-D2 Basic4 Sat 12:40 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-E1 Basic5 Thu 01/04/2024 -02/29/2024* 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-E2 Basic5 Sat 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-F1 Basic6 Thu 01/04/2024 -02/29/2024* 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-F2 Basic6 Sat 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-G1 Pre Free Skate Thu 01/04/2024 -02/29/2024* 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm 5-15.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42203-G2 Pre Free Skate Sat 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm 5-15.99 $140.00

GL1 - Adult Basic 1 & 2 - 42205

3 Sections
Add to Cart Availability Activity # Description Dates Times Ages Cost
Unavailable Unavailable 42205-1A Adult Basic 1&2 Saturday 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 12:05 pm -12:35 pm 16-99.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42205-2A Adult Basic 3&4 Saturday 01/06/2024 -03/02/2024* 12:40 pm - 1:10 pm 16-99.99 $140.00
Unavailable Unavailable 42205-3A Adult Basic 3&4 Tuesday 01/02/2024 -02/27/2024* 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm 16-99.99 $140.00
General Activity Waitlist Policy
Once maximum enrollment has been reached for activity registration, a participant may elect to be placed on a waitlist. Should additional registration spots become available, those on the waitlist will be contacted in numerical order. Once contacted, if the person is still interested in enrollment in the activity, they will have two business days to make payment for the activity fee. If complete payment is not made within two business days, that person will be removed from the waitlist and the next person on the waitlist will be contacted. If the waitlisted person is no longer interested in registering for the activity, then the next person on the waitlist will immediately be contacted. Additionally, if the waitlisted person declines to respond to the Department of Parks and Recreation within two business days, the next person on the waitlist will be contacted.

Town of Greenwich Anti-Discrimination Policy
The Town complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination, equal opportunity, affirmative action, and providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to participate, please contact the Commissioner of Human Services at 203-622-3800 or [email protected] as soon as possible in advance of the event.