We are excited to announce our early winter program of Learn to Skate USA classes at the Newington Arena (300 Alumni Rd in Newington, CT). The 8-week session will start on Friday November 9, 2018.

The Learn to Skate program will run November 9 – January 13, with classes being held on Fridays and Sundays. This is a structured program with a set curriculum using the Learn to Skate USA model. There will not be classes on Thanksgiving weekend (11/23 & 11/25) and New Years weekend (12/28 & 12/30).



Open to all boys and girls ages 4 and above, beginner through advanced. Program director reserves the right to accept younger participants.



Fridays at approximately 6:00pm. Sundays at approximately 4:00pm. Exaxt times can be found on our website under the Schedules tab.

Registration for the entire 8 week program is to be done online prior to program starting.


Walk in policy: walk in is allowed only once. After the walk in session you would have to commit to the remaining sessions. You must call or email ahead of time so we can plan accordingly.


Make up dates:

Everyone is allowed 1 make up class and this class will be Friday January 18th.


Learn to Skate USA:

Everyone must be registered with Learn to Skate USA prior to enrolling in the class. Please go to www.learntoskateUSA.com and register your skater. Once you completed the registration, you must forward your skaters confirmation email (with LTS USA number) to so we can claim your skater to the program. If you fail to register prior to the session starting, we will register your skater for an added fee.


Pricing: (please check one

8 weeks at 1x per week: $125.00

8 weeks at 2x per week: $200.00

            Family discount of 10% for 3 or more children in the program

            Rental skates (if needed) included in the cost of program

With your registration, you get two free passes to public skating sessions (excluding Friday Night Ice Jam)


Online Registration:

Please visit our registration site at: http://newington.maxgalaxy.net/Home.aspx . Once on the registration site, you will need to create an account. After your account is setup, select the Membership tab, then select Learn to Skate.


Additional Information:

Each session, skaters are asked to check in at the office in the lobby and give your name where you will get your badge for that lesson.


Group placement is made according to age and ability.


Instructors will be at the rink location and lobby office to assist those who need it.


Properly fitted skates with single blades are required along with hats and gloves/mittens for safety and warmth. Helmets are optional but suggested for young children.


All parents and spectators are asked to stay on the bleacher side of the rink during class time. Nobody allowed on the benches or in the doorways during the class time.


All participants will be invited to participate in the Christmas Ice Show. The fee to participate in the spring ice show is $15.00 and will be collected at a later date.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our skating director, Brittany Schon at NewingtonArenaLTS@gmail.com

View our Learn to Skate Schedule