Whitley Bay Ice Rink offers a course for everyone wanting to learn to skate!

Our various group tuition classes are run throughout the year for figure and hockey skaters. British and World Champions started at Whitley Bay and many Ice Hockey Players started here that now play globally!

 

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Ice Bears

A gentle introduction for 2-6 years old, held on Thursdays. Qualified COACHES teach the children the basics of ice skating in a fun and playful environment.

Duration: 4.15-4.45pm.

Price: £5.00 (includes Skate Hire).

No booking is required simply turn up 15 minutes before the class starts to sign up and get your skates on!

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Polar Club 1

Group Tuition for 30 minutes by NISA qualified COACHES every Saturday morning. Pupils progress through a graded badge system every 6 weeks, which can lead on to figure skating excellence. All ages up to 16 welcome.

We have bred our very own British and Olympic Champions through POLAR CLUB!

Duration: 9:30-10:00 (Badges 1-3)

Price: £9.00 (includes Skate Hire and 2 Hour Skating Session Afterwards 10:00-12:00)

No booking is required simply turn up at least 15 minutes before the class starts to sign up and get your skates on!

 

Polar Club 2

Held on Sunday mornings  between  9.00 am and 10.00 am.

Only available to those who have completed and attained grades 1-8 in Polar Club 1

Pupils are able to progress through stages 9-12 and then Freestyle 1-6

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Arctic Blade

Held on Thursday evenings between  6:30-7:00pm .  Only available to those who have completed both Polar 1 and Polar 2. Pupils progress through Freestyle 7-10 and Arctic blades grades 1-10

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Rookies

 

Hockey Skating lessons for those who wish to get into the world of ICE HOCKEY! This is group tuition for 30 minutes every Friday evening from 6:00-6:30pm. Pupils progress through a graded badge system every 6 weeks, with view to them becoming a pro hockey skater. An additional session open only to participants of the Rookie class follows this which is

6:30pm-7:00pm – Rookies Puck Chasing

This 30 minute supervised session is aimed at those who wish to experience “playing the game” as soon as possible. Each pupil must have a helmet, stick and gloves in order to participate in this section of the Rookies however everyone of every level is welcome. Ages 5-16 are welcome to Rookies

Price: £9.00 (includes Skate Hire and Public Session before) no pre- booking required.

Adult Ice Hockey Lessons

An exciting class for those who wish to learn how to play Ice Hockey and skate like a hockey player! This class will help you develop your hockey skills and over the weeks you will be taught the various elements of Ice Hockey. Ages 16+ only.

The class is 30 minutes long and coached by a Professional Hockey Player. The course is 6 weeks long and includes skate hire, the lesson and the session afterwards to help practice!

Price: £54.00 for 6 weeks.

Time: Every Wednesday 7:15-7:45pm

No booking is required, simply turn up at least 15 minutes before the class starts to sign up and get your skates on!

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Adult Learn To Skate

This class is a course of 6 lessons learning Figure/Ice Hockey Skating. Get your fitness and agility increased with this fun and friendly activity learning the basics of skating and progressing through the weeks. All people of all levels and abilities are welcome!

Times: Sunday 9:30-10:00 (Figure and hire skates only)

OR

Tuesday 19:00-19:30pm (All Skates)

Price: £54 for 6 lessons (Includes Skate hire and 2 hour Session Afterwards)  

No booking is required simply turn up at least 15 minutes before the class starts to sign up and get your skates on!

 

Advanced Skating

Sessions:

Patch: If you need to practice your figure skating moves, you can do so on our special Patch Ice sessions. They are designed for figure skaters who have passed all grades, possess their own skates and are able to train in a serious manner. £5.00 entry.

Times: Every morning 06:00-09:00, Monday: 16:15-18:00 and Thursday 16:45-18:30

Adult Patch: Anyone aged 17+ welcome. £5.00 entry.

Times: Tuesday 12:00-14:00 and  Friday 12:00-14:00

Puck Chasing: If you need to practice your hockey skating or your hockey slapshots come along to one of our puck chasing sessions. You must possess your own skates, helmet, stick and gloves in order to join in. £5.00 entry.

Times: Wednesday: 12:00-13:00, Saturday: 21:00 – 22:00 , EXTRA PUCK CHASING takes place in School Holidays and on certain Sundays: 16:15-17:00. Please ring up or check our Facebook page for times and dates.