Located next to Citi Field and the US Tennis Center, World Ice Arena is an award-winning NHL-sized skating rink with a 400-person seating capacity. This year-round facility offers daily public skating sessions, learn-to-skate classes, advanced figure skating and hockey programs, shows and events, summer camps, and hosts birthday parties and group events. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.worldice.com.
Since its debut in the beginning of 2009, World Ice Arena’s Skating School has enrolled over 9,000 skaters of varying ages and levels. Our Skating School follows the ISI weSKATE curriculum, which is used worldwide and provides a logical progression of skill development. Skills learned in each level build on the preceding ones, making skating fun and rewarding for all participants! This program is a prerequisite for Figure Skating and Hockey programs.
Our professional coaching staff is made up of accomplished skaters and coaches in all areas of skating including freestyle, ice dance, pairs, edges and turns, synchronized skating, and hockey. We are passionate about our sport and have tons of experience training skaters as young as 3 years of age up through adults creating a challenging, fun environment to help skaters achieve their goals on the ice.
Many skaters who have trained through our program have moved into figure skating programs, performing solos in shows and participating in competitions. Others train to get basic skills necessary to join our hockey leagues and clinics. Whatever your personal skating goals are, World Ice Arena’s Learn-to-Skate program will help you reach them! For more information, please contact Skating Director, Lauren Hunt at Lhunt@worldice.com or visit www.worldice.com/learn-to-skate.
Figure Skating Programs
World Ice Arena offers a variety of on-ice and off-ice clinics and training programs for skaters level Freestyle 1 and above to build strength, power, and grace. Classes include off-ice strength and conditioning, ballet for skaters, power skating, artistry in motion, edges and turns, ice dance, and training camp for competitive skaters. For more information, please contact Skating Director, Lauren Hunt at Lhunt@worldice.com.
Hockey 101 and Future Rangers are designed to teach the basic fundamentals of skating, balance, teamwork, and game concepts. Advanced skills clinics are designed to improve stick handling, passing, shooting and scoring, and more. Our hockey clinics improve your skating so you can improve your game! For more information, please contact Hockey Coordinator, Alex Shtarr at email@example.com.
Theatre on Ice
World Ice Arena is home to the New York Ice Scrapers, a competitive theatre on ice ensemble made up of skaters of all ages and levels. Theatre on Ice is a form of competitive figure skating, which combines the grace of figure skating with the excitement of theater and dance. Teams consist of 8-30 skaters. World Ice Arena is excited to offer a variety of teams for skaters of all levels and ages an opportunity to train as part of a team, compete, make new friends, and showcase their skating skills. For more information, please contact Assistant Skating Director, Laurie Krein at Lkrein@worldice.com.
Host your party or event at World Ice Arena. No stress, no mess, simplicity at its best. Come celebrate on ice for a great price. Parties take place during our public skating times and require advanced reservations. Four party rooms are available and you can choose the best package for your needs. Packages include admission and skate rental for over 4 hours of skating, food and beverages, invitations, and a party host, as well as the option to add a 30-minute lesson. For more information, please contact Party Coordinator, Felicia Rosenberg firstname.lastname@example.org.
World Ice Arena offers summer skating camp for skaters of all levels and abilities. Participating in both on-ice and off- ice classes and activities, our campers will be introduced to the fun and fundamentals of skating in our Summer Ice Skating program, hone their figure skating skills in our Advance Summer Figure Skating program, or hockey skills in our Summer Hockey program. Our summer camps run for 6 weeks in the summer. Skaters can register by day, by week, or for full camp. Half day and Full day options are available. We also run week-long half day camps each year during holiday break, winter recess, and spring break. For more information, please contact Skating Director, Lauren Hunt at Lhunt@worldice.com.
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