16 Clifton Common Blvd
Clifton Park, NY 12065
(518) 383-5440

Learn to Skate

Clifton Park Ice Arena offers Learn To Skate classes for all ages and levels, all year along. Now in it’s 12th year, our highly trained staff offer the ISI (Ice Skating Institute) standardized Learn-to-Skate program, a perfect beginning for future figure skaters, hockey players and recreational skaters.

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Call ahead....thank you!  383-5440  Scott  or email

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This structured program is designed to increase interest and participation in ice skating. The program provides a nurturing environment where skills are broken down into progressive, achievable levels that encourage skater development.

The Clifton Park Ice Arena Learn to Skate program is offered in group lessons with a low student to teacher ratio.  To get more information call 518-383-5440 or email Scottb@cliftonparkarena.com

Tots: Our program offers specialized instruction for three to five year-olds with the emphasis on fun.

Beginning Skaters: Our ISI pre-Alpha test program introduces skaters to the wonderful world of ice skating. Emphasizing fun and safety, lessons quickly generate confidence as new skaters develop skills and make new friends.

Basic Skills: This ISI basic skills skating program guides new skaters through carefully graduated maneuvers, ensuring rapid progress over short time periods. Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta tests provide direction and build competency in all important foundation moves. Forward and backward skating, stopping, turning and edges are taught in exciting, low cost group lessons.

Pre-Alpha through Delta & Freestyle classes are offered to all ages, tots to adults.

Our Competitive Edge program offers a full ice, group lesson experience which focuses on development of skating skills and a skating program to compete in a ISI skating competition
and also skate in our seasonal skating exhibitions for family and friends.  The Competitive Edge program is a great bridge to higher level skating, providing value, fun  and camaraderie.

Skate Rentals are available:  $3.00 per session

To Register in Advance

Step 1:  Print and complete Application
Step 2:  Mail with check payable to: 

Clifton Park Ice Arena
P.O. Box 5384
Clifton Park, NY 12065

To Register in Person

Step 1:  Print and complete Application
Step 2:  Bring completed Form & Payment (after 3:00 pm) to: 

Clifton Park Ice Arena
16 Clifton Common Blvd
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Skaters wishing to continue on and advance their skills can move on to our Recreational Figure Skating Classes & our advanced Competitive Edge group.

Download and Print the Application