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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Our ice skating lessons follow the Learn to Skate USA​ curriculum set by the United States Figure Skating Association.  Each class will work towards certain badge levels with skills appropriate with that level.  USFSA Membership of $16 required before registration.  This cost covers the badges, a monthly magazine and liability insurance.  Registration​ begins August 3.

​​ Skates, Apparel, Helmets

Figure skates are recommended for beginners, however a good pair of hockey skates is acceptable. Skates are available for use during class at no additional charge. Layering and gloves are recommended. Helmets are required for all beginner/intermediate students (for your safety, no exceptions please).  Helmets are available at the rink on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Questions can be directed to Dawn Kulp, Ice Skating Director: [email protected]

Refund Information

No refunds will be given for withdrawing unless requested one week prior to the class beginning, or accompanied by a doctor’s note.  Make ups will not be given for missed classes.​  If classes are canceled due to COVID, refunds or credits will be issued.

Adult Hockey Agility, Skill and Drills​

Mondays and Wednesdays; 6:30  – 8:00 a.m. 

Session 1;  September 20th - January 5th; $235 (no class 12/20 - 12/29)
Session 2;  January 10th - ​April 6th;  $235

Hockey Practice for adults looking for a forum to work on skating, stick work, and team play. If you are ready to improve your hockey game, whether you are just starting or feel you need to practice more, we embrace all levels and needs.   USA Hockey registration required.

Each practice is 1hr and 20 mins and we will almost always have two goalies. The last 25 to 30 min there will be a division of players for a scrimmage.  Following practice, there will be an opportunity for 5 mins of on ice conditioning. Lead instructor is Kevin Bushey.​

Instructional Skating Levels

Kinderskate

Preschool-age skaters develop preliminary coordination and strength to move around on the ice. The introductory classes are divided into four progressive levels for kids with no prior skating experience to build confidence in skating and themselves. Fun and games make this positive experience for your kids enjoyable and memorable.

Class will work on Snowplow Sam badges.  Ages 3½-6. No double runners. Helmets are required.  

Beginner

Skating forms a strong foundation for your skaters to explore the world of skating. All will progress at their own pace working toward mastering each skill. Active Start encourages skaters to trade in hesitation for excitement as they grow a love for skating. FUNdamentals harness those skills as agility, balance, coordination and speed become the main focus of this curriculum.  ​Ages 6 - 15. No experience necessary. Class will cover badges Basic 1 - 3. Helmets are required.

Beginning Hockey Skills
This class is for ages 6-18. Basic Badge 2 or higher required. Sticks and pucks will be used and helmets are required. Class will focus on puck handling and skating skills appropriate for hockey play.  Masks are required on the ice. ​

Advanced

The Advanced Class works on the Freestyle curriculum of badges Basic 4 and up.​Skating levels are divided into three sections: skating skills, spins and jumps. The levels are designed to give skaters a strong foundation and it is at this point the skater can choose to pursue a recreational or competitive approach to the sport of figure skating.​  ​​

Adult Instructional
Ages 16 and older. All levels of ability. Helmets are required for beginners.

​​Adult Hockey

This class is designed to teach adults (ages 16 and older) the fundamentals of Hockey.  Adults will learn skills with sticks and pucks.  Helmets and hockey sticks are required.​​​


Session 1

Sept ​​20 - ​Oct 30 (6 classes). $66 resident/$78 nonresident.

Kinderskate:
Mon​days, 5 - 5:45 p.m. 
Saturdays, 9 - 9:45 a.m. & noon - 12:45 p.m.

Beginner:
Mondays, 5 - 5:45 p.m.
Fridays, 5 - 5:45 p.m. & ​6 - 6:45 p.m.​
Saturdays, 10 - 11:45 a.m. & 11 - 11:45 a.m.

Advanced: 
Mondays, 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Fridays, ​6 - 6:45 p.m.​
Saturdays, 11 - 11:45 a.m. & 12 -12:45 p.m.

Adult Instructional: Ages 16 and older
Mondays, 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Fridays, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m

Adult Hockey
Fridays, 7 - 7:45 p.m.
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Session 2
Nov 1 - Jan 15 (8 classes). $88 resident/$106 nonresident
No classes ​11/26, 11/27, 12/20 - 1/1

Kinderskate:
Mon​days, 5 - 5:45 p.m. & 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Saturdays, 9 - 9:45 a.m.

Beginner:
Mondays, 5 - 5:45 p.m.
Fridays, 5 - 5:45 p.m. & ​6 - 6:45 p.m.​
Saturdays, 10 - 11:45 a.m. & 11 - 11:45 a.m.

Beginning Hockey Skills:
Saturdays, noon - 12:45 p.m.

Advanced: 
Mondays, 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Fridays, ​6 - 6:45 p.m.​
Saturdays, 11 - 11:45 a.m. & 12 -12:45 p.m.

Adult Instructional: Ages 16 and older
Mondays, 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Fridays, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m

Adult Hockey
Fridays, 7 - 7:45 p.m.

Session 3

January 17 - March 12;​​ (8 classes). $88 resident/$106 nonresident.
Kinderskate:
Mon​days, 5 - 5:45 p.m. 
Wednesdays, 10 - 10:45 a.m.
Saturdays, 9 - 9:45 a.m.

Beginner:
Mondays, 5 - 5:45 p.m.
Fridays, 5 - 5:45 p.m. & ​6 - 6:45 p.m.​
Saturdays, 10 - 11:45 a.m. & 11 - 11:45 a.m.

Beginning Hockey Skills:
Saturdays, noon - 12:45 p.m.

Advanced: 
Mondays, 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Fridays, ​6 - 6:45 p.m.​
Saturdays, 11 - 11:45 a.m. & 12 -12:45 p.m.

Adult Instructional: Ages 16 and older
Mondays, 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Fridays, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m

Adult Hockey
Fridays, 7 - 7:45 p.m.

Session 4

March 14 - April 30 (6 classes). $66 resident/$78 nonresident.

Kinderskate:
Mon​days, 5 - 5:45 p.m. 
Wednesdays, 10 - 10:45 a.m.
Saturdays, 9 - 9:45 a.m. & 12 - 12:45 p.m.

Beginner:
Mondays, 5 - 5:45 p.m.
Fridays, 5 - 5:45 p.m. & ​6 - 6:45 p.m.​
Saturdays, 10 - 11:45 a.m. & 11 - 11:45 a.m.

Beginning Hockey Skills:
Saturdays, noon - 12:45 p.m.​

Advanced: 
Mondays, 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Fridays, ​6 - 6:45 p.m.​
Saturdays, 11 - 11:45 a.m. ​​

Adult Instructional: Ages 16 and older
Mondays, 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Fridays, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m​

Adult Hockey
Fridays, 7 - 7:45 p.m.






​Veterans Memorial Park

2150 Jackson Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 481​03
Phone: 734.794.6235
[email protected]
Bill Meeks, Recreation Supervisor

[email protected] 
Dawn Kulp, Ice Skating Director