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ICE MICE UPDATED FOR 2021-2022
(Ages 3 - 6 years)

ICE MICE - SATURDAY SESSION   10 WEEK SESSIONS! 
(Ages 3 - 6 years)

If your child is between the ages of 3 and 6, we now offer  Ice Mice skating classes on Saturday mornings! All Ice Mice equipment is required. Children MUST be at least 3 years old before the start of the session. No exceptions

 

ICE MICE is designed to help preschool-age children develop the preliminary coordination and strength necessary to maneuver on skates. By the end of this program, skaters should feel comfortable being on skates, and be prepared to move on to Learn to Skate, Learn to Skate for Hockey Players or Hockey Development.

ICE MICE follows the US Figure Skating Association & USA Hockey guidelines. We incorporate lots of fun and games. Classes are divided by ability, and each child progresses at his or her own rate. It is recommended that your child be at least three years old by the start of class to enroll. (Due to the young age of the children, parent or guardian must remain at the rink for entire class time.)

There are no make-ups due to Ridgefield school snow day cancelations. Knee pads, elbow pads, hockey helmet with face mask & mittens/gloves required! Winter Garden has skates & hockey helmets for participants to use & keep for the 10 week session.  We reommend that you purchase your own elbows & knee pads.  The Pro Shop has all the equipment your need to get started and answer any questions about the equipment you may have.



Terms & Times:  10 WEEK SESSIONS!
Fall Term:           Sept. 11 - Nov 13 , 2021               Saturday 10:40-11:20 am  
Winter 1 Term:   Nov 22, 2021 - Feb 5, 2022           Saturday 10:40-11:20 am 
 (except 12/25 & 1/1))
Winter 2 Term:   Feb 12 - April 16, 2022                 Saturday 10:40-11:20 am 

Fee  per term for Fall, Winter 1 & Winter 2  $279 

 

LEARN TO SKATE UPDATED FOR 2021-2022.  
(Ages 5 years - Adult)
This fun, recreational program will concentrate on teaching beginners the basic skills and techniques of skating. More advanced skaters will continue to learn new skills and progress through the levels of US Figure Skating Association. Also ideal for the skater who needs to brush-up a bit. For all ages... male & female. This program follows the curriculum of, and is sanctioned by, the US Figure Skating Association. Students will have the opportunity to be tested and receive official merit badges as they develop new skills. There are eight levels of badges to progress through. Skaters are grouped according to age and ability, so everyone feels comfortable. You must fill out the Skill Level Evaluation Form (found on back of the Registration Form) in order to be placed in the appropriate group based on ability and prior experience. Lesson time and instructor will be assigned by program Director. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED, AND WE EXPECT SESSIONS TO FILL QUICKLY. PLEASE REGISTER EARLY TO INSURE A SPACE FOR YOUR CHILD.

Includes
One 60 minute class per week, consisting of 30 minute group lesson & 30 minutes of practice.

Terms & Times  10 week sessions!
1: Sept 11 - Nov 13, 2021                 Sat 9:30-10:30am   
2: Nov 22, 2021 - Feb 5, 2022          Sat 9:30-10:30am (except Dec. 25 & Jan 1)
3: Feb 12 - April 16, 2022                 Sat 9:30-10:30am 

Fee per Term:             $299            10 week term

               

 



 

HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT - NOW 2 NEW OPTIONS
(Boys & Girls Ages 5 and up)
 

If you're looking for a developmental hockey program for your child (5-14), Winter Garden Ice Arena now has two offerings.

NY RANGERS LEARN TO PLAY

 

JAGUARS RECREATIONAL HOCKEY

RIDGEFIELD JAGUARS HOCKEY UPDATED FOR 2021-2022 - NEW EXTENDED SEASON!
Ridgefield Jaguars are a recreational program designed to foster development of the person and hockey player while having fun. Fun is the operative word. The Program emphasis is on improving skating skill, on improving fundamental hockey skills, and on developing team play and sportsmanship. Approximately twenty Ridgefield JaguarsHockey teams will be formed with an adult, volunteer parent coaching staff of at least two! Atoms and Mites will play their games cross ice on a smaller divided rink format. During pre-season evaluations, each player is rated and is placed on one of three “lines” with other players of the same skill. Teams will be balanced. In games, each line plays against the corresponding line on the other team, so everyone is equally matched. Team standings are maintained and there is a season-ending playoff. All players are given equal ice time regardless of ability. The program consists of an average of one practice and one game per week. Ridgefield Jaguars play will be lightened up between Dec 24 and Jan 1 to accommodate school holidays. Complete hockey outfitting is required!  Winter Garden can supply for beginners!

November 1, 2021 - March 24, 2022  For Complete Details Click Here

Mites—Ages 6-8   2 Rotating Slots.  Practices & Games.    Fri.   5:20 or 6:30 PM,   Sun,  4:40 pm

Squirts—Ages 9-10  2 Rotating Slots.  Practices & Games Fri.  5:20 or 6:30 PM; Sat. PM;   Sun.  5:50 PM

PeeWee/Bantams—Ages 11-14   2  Practices & Games.   Fri. 7:40 PM,  Sun.  7:00 PM