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Discover the joy of skating at Great Skate Day!

Discover the joy of skating at Great Skate Day!

Oct 31 2019

Join us for Great Skate Day on Saturday, November 16 at South Suburban Ice Arena and Family Sports Ice Arena. Meet our instructors and explore programs designed for beginners to experts. Visit with representatives from resident hockey associations, figure skating clubs, Showtime on Ice and Theatre on Ice teams.

Check out the following Great Skate Day schedules and activities at our ice arenas:

South Suburban Ice Arena

  • Experience Great Skate Day activities from 12-2 p.m.
  • Enjoy a free group skating lesson at 12:30 pm with public skate admission.
  • Participate in the annual Turkey Shoot at 1:15 p.m. Participants receive a ticket for a chance to shoot a puck at a wooden turkey target. The first two people who successfully hit the target win a free (frozen) turkey.
  • Visit with representatives from the District’s Learn to Skate program, Ice Theatre of the Rockies, Colorado Skating Club and Showtime on Ice.

Family Sports Ice Arena

  • Experience Great Skate Day activities from 1-3 p.m.
  • Enjoy a free group skating lesson at 1:30 p.m. with public skate admission.
  • Participate in the annual Turkey Shoot at 2:15 p.m. Participants receive a ticket for a chance to shoot a puck at a wooden turkey target. The first two people who successfully hit the target win a free (frozen) turkey.
  • Visit with representatives from the District’s Learn to Skate program, Adult Hockey, Ice Theatre of the Rockies, Colorado Skating Club and Showtime on Ice.

For more information about Great Skate Day and learn to skate programs or classes, email Director of Skating Gerry Lane, Gerryl@ssprd.org.