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POUGHKEEPSIE – Learn to Skate @ McCann Ice Arena

March 23

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 am on Monday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until April 5, 2019

$125 – $200

Whether a skater’s goal is hockey, figure skating or recreational proficiency, this is the place to start!


This introductory program will teach your child the basic skills of skating, stick-handling, passing, and shooting through 10 one hour lessons. In addition, they will learn about hard-work and commitment. Best of all, your child’s registration includes a brand new set of CCM hockey equipment* custom fitted by our friends at Pure Hockey.


Daily format includes a 30 minute class during Private Skating School Session and 30 minutes of practice.  Caring instructors will teach and challenge each skater throughout the course(s). All basics will be taught from balance, strides, stops, turns, agility and more.

*If you have already participate in Learn to Play, you will not be eligible to receive any equipment


Snowplow Sam 1–4 | $125

Children ages 3–5 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 & Pre-Free Skate | $200

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 1–4 | $200

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 | $200

Ages 16 & Up who have limited or no skating experience.


THURSDAYS: 5:15 – 6:15 pm 

Session 4: Feb. 7—March 2
Session 5: March 28—May 9
Session 6: May 16—June 27

SATURDAYS: 9:15 – 10:15 am 

Session 4: Feb. 2—March 16
Session 5: March 23—May 4
Session 6: May 11—June 29*
*No class 6/8 (2019 Ice Exhibition)

MONDAYS: 5:45- 6:45 pm

Session 4: Feb. 4—March 18
Session 5: March 25—May 6
Session 6: May 13—June 24


Call 845-454-5800 x1214 for more information and dates for all programs.


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McCann Ice Arena
14 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-3118 United States
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845-454-5800 x 1205