Canandaigua Civic Center servicing Ontario County and surrounding communities. Year round events space, seasonal ice skating, hockey and special events.

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Learn to Skate is a great way to get started with ice skating for the recreational skater and for 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.


2020-2021 Learn to Skate Session Dates     

Session 1:  September 19 - October 31

Session 2:  November 7 - December 19

Session 3:  January 2 - February 13

Session 4:  February 20 - March 27

(No new registrants after week 2 in each session begins.)


All sessions are on Saturdays from 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM.

Each session day 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 their group lesson.

Skating aids may be used on the ice for beginner skaters.


Participants should arrive at noon to get checked in and to get skates.  Dress warmly.

Helmets are not required but are recommended.  GCCC does NOT provide helmets.


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