The Rockford Park District operates two skating facilities, Carlson Ice Arena and Riverview Ice House; as well as the Jr. IceHogs Training Facility. The rinks are open for regular public skate sessions, and figure skating and hockey lessons are offered for ages two through adult. Lakewood ICE is a world-class facility dedicated to the growth and advancement of ice hockey and skating in the United States. Programs include daily public ice skating sessions, youth and adult hockey programs and leagues, learn to skate classes, figure skating, birthdays and group events, and more.
LEARN TO SKATE. Learn to Skate Our Learn to Skate USA classes will teach the FUNdamentals of ice skating and provide the best foundation for figure skating, hockey and speed skating. All classes will be taught in a safe and positive environment by our Learn to Skate USA Certified Instructors. Group lessons are limited to 20 participants per class and will run during select Saturday LTS times. Visit the South Atlantic Regional Figure Skating Championships Website. Click here for more information about the event (dates, contact information, events, etc). Group Class Skaters COVID Update: Pines Ice Arena is the coolest location in South Florida.
Adult The adult curriculum is designed for both beginning and experienced adult skaters who wish to improve their skating skills. Participation in the program will help promote physical fitness and improve balance and coordination while teaching proper skating techniques. Adult Ice Skating Levels Adults - Complete Beginner - Never stepped on the ice or complete beginner Adults - Moderate Experience - Can move about the ice freely, glide, get up on own, do some skills (swizzles, pumps, etc.) Adults - Experienced - Can do crossovers, possibly jumps and spins or interested in learning jumps and spins.