Councilwoman Alesia Invites Residents to ‘Learn to Skate’

Councilwoman Alesia Invites Residents to ‘Learn to Skate’

Registration for Learn to Skate Series 6 Begins on June 12

Town residents are invited to “Learn to Skate” by registering for skating lessons at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center, located at Bethpage Community Park, 1001 Stewart Ave, Bethpage, according to Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia.

“The Town’s indoor ice skating center offers residents looking to cool off and learn some new skills a great way to beat the heat this summer,” Councilwoman Alesia said. “Lessons are available throughout the year, and the next series gets underway this summer.”

Councilwoman Alesia noted that summer lessons take place from July 1 to August 20. The Learn to Skate program offers group skating lessons to beginners through advanced levels.  Skaters are paired based on age and skill, ranging from pre-school and basic skills through advanced levels.

Registration costs include admission into the session for which you are registered on the day of the lesson. Membership in the United States Figure Skating (USFS) Basic Skills Program; USFS record book for new members, and stickers and USFS Badges upon mastering of each level. There will be no refunds or makeups and skate rental is not included in price. Helmets, gloves or mittens and warm layers are recommended for all skaters, particularly beginners.

“Students enrolled in the Rinx’s Skating School are guided by qualified professionals governed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey and Professional Skaters Association. This group of professional instructors focuses on educating and learning the fundamentals of ice skating while placing a major emphasis on having fun,” Councilwoman Alesia said. “The Town is happy to provide excellent skating programs that are enjoyable for skaters of all ages.”

For more information, visit www.oysterbaytown.com, www.TheRinx.com, or call the Rinx Office at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center at (516) 797-4126.