Learn to Skate

  • Sep 30, 2023 - Mar 16, 2024
  • Greater Canandaigua Civic Center

    250 North Bloomfield Road
    Canandaigua, New York 14424
Ticket Price $130.00-$140.00 Register Now

6 Week Session - Saturdays

Learn to Skate is a great way to start ice skating for recreational and competitive skaters. Our program follows Learn to Skate USA guidelines.  Learn to Skate USA is endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey, and US Speedskating.

Each session includes skate rental, a 20-minute group lesson, and structured practice time. Beginner-level skaters participate in supervised games and practice time with skating assistants when not in group lessons.

The price includes professional instruction for six sessions, ice rental, and use of facility skates with a $15 refundable deposit. The maximum class size is 32 participants per session.  



Before registering for this program, you must have a LEARN TO SKATE USA membership number, which can be obtained here: https://learntoskateusa.com/registration



  • Skaters must be able to skate without the assistance of an instructor or skating bars.
  • Participants must register a membership with LEARN TO SKATE USA to participate (Register first at https://learntoskateusa.com/registration)
  • Participants should arrive at 30 minutes early each day to get checked in and to get skates.  Dress warmly.
  • Helmets are not required but are recommended.  GCCC does NOT provide helmets.
Date & Time

Sep 30, 2023 - Mar 16, 2024

Venue Details

Greater Canandaigua Civic Center

250 North Bloomfield Road
Canandaigua, New York 14424 Greater Canandaigua Civic Center
Greater Canandaigua Civic Center Inc.

The Greater Canandaigua Civic Center opened in 1992 and welcomes over 40,000 visitors annually.
Located in the scenic Finger Lakes Region, the GCCC offers 17,000 square feet of unobstructed space
with seating for 700 to 1,000 spectators & guests.  With parking for over 200 vehicles and easy access
from the NYS Thruway, the GCCC is ideal for many activities. 


Winter Activites (September - March)

  • Learn to Skate Programs
  • Open Skate and Freestyle Skating
  • Power Skating
  • Synchronized Skating
  • Youth, Women’s, Men’s, and High School Hockey Leagues
  • Beginner Hockey
  • Tournaments


Summer Activities (April - August)

  • Summer Shows and Events
  • Indoor Lacrosse


Year Round Activities:

  • Birthday & Graduation Parties
  • Private and Corporate Rentals
  • Community Events
  • Field trips for Youth, Church, and School Organizations

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