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Discover the joy of skating at Great Skate Day!

Discover the joy of skating at Great Skate Day!

Oct 17 2017

Join us for Great Skate Day on Sat., Nov. 11 at South Suburban Ice Arena and Family Sports Ice Arena and discover the joy of gliding across ice. Meet our instructors, explore programs designed for beginners to experts, and visit with representatives from resident hockey associations, figure skating clubs, Showtime on Ice, synchronized skating and Theatre on Ice teams.

Check out the following Great Skate Day schedules and activities at our ice arenas:

South Suburban Ice Arena

  • Experience Great Skate Day activities from 12-2 pm.
  • Enjoy a free group skating lesson at 12:30 pm with public skate admission.
  • Participate in the annual Turkey Shoot at 1:15 pm. Participants receive a raffle ticket for a chance to shoot a puck at a wooden turkey target. The first two people who successfully hit the target win a free (frozen) turkey.
  • Visit with representatives from the District’s Learn to Skate program, Littleton Hawks, Denver Synchronicity, Ice Theatre of the Rockies, Denver Figure Skating, Colorado Skating Club and Showtime on Ice.

Family Sports Ice Arena

  • Experience Great Skate Day activities from 1-3 pm.
  • Enjoy a free group skating lesson at 1:30 pm with public skate admission.
  • Participate in the annual Turkey Shoot at 2:15 pm. Participants receive a raffle ticket for a chance to shoot a puck at a wooden turkey target. The first two people who successfully hit the target win a free (frozen) turkey.
  • Visit with representatives from the District’s Learn to Skate program, Arapahoe Warriors Hockey, Adult Hockey, Denver Synchronicity, Ice Theatre of the Rockies, Denver Figure Skating, Colorado Skating Club and Showtime on Ice.

For more information about Great Skate Day and learn to skate programs or classes, email Director of Skating Gerry Lane, Gerryl@ssprd.org.