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Ice skating Lessons and Private tuition

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 ice hockey skaters.

British and World Champions started at Whitley Bay and many Ice Hockey Players started here that now play globally!

Private 1-1 tuition.

This is hosted by our BIS qualified Coaches. Private tuition is £7 per 15 minute lesson with admission payable on entry to the Ice Rink.

Our Coaches are self employed and run their own schedules however if you wish to request a lesson please call 0191 2911000 to fill out a lesson request form.

Classes & Clubs

Ice skating lessons for children

We have a lesson for every age and ability! From age 2 upwards your Child can learn to ice skate. Whether it’s Ice Hockey or Figure skating they wish to learn our Coaches are ready to teach. Our classes are fun, friendly and inclusive.

No pre-booking is required to any of our classes giving hectic parents more flexibility.

Ice Bears Classes

A gentle introduction for 2-6 year olds, with qualified coaches teaching the basics of ice staking in a fun and playful environment. No pre-booking required.

Ice Bears

  • Suitability: Ages 2-6 years
  • Ability: Beginners upwards
  • Cost: £6 per child
  • When: Thursday, 4:15pm - 4:45pm
  • Skate hire available inclusive of the price

Polar Club Classes

Polar Club 1: Group tuition with BIS qualified coaches. Pupils progress through a graded badge system every 6 weeks, which can lead on to figure staking excellence.

 

Polar Club 2: Available to pupils who have completed grades 1-8 in Polar Club 2 Pupils can progress through stages 8-12 and Freestyle 1-6

Polar Club

  • Suitability: Ages 6-16 years
  • Ability: Beginners upwards
  • Cost: £10 per child
  • Club 1: Saturday, 9:30am - 10:00am
  • Club 2: Sunday, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Skate hire available inclusive of the price

Arctic Blade

Available to pupils who have completed both Polar 1 & 2. Pupils can progress through Freestyle 7-10 & Arctic Blades 1-10.

Arctic Blade

  • When: Thursday, 6:30pm - 7pm

Rookies Classes

Group tuition with an experienced Ice Hockey Coach. Pupils progress through a graded badge system every 6 weeks, which can lead to being part of our Ice Hockey Teams!

No pre-booking required.

Rookies

  • Suitability: Ages 6-16 years
  • Ability: Beginners upwards
  • Cost: £10 per child
  • When: Friday, 6pm - 7pm
  • Skate hire available inclusive of the price

Ice skating lessons for adults

A course of 6 lessons including learning Figure & Ice Hockey Staking. See your fitness and agility increase with this fun and friendly activity.

No pre-booking required.

Figure Skating Classes

A course of 6 lessons for beginners upwards. See your fitness and agility increase with this fun and friendly activity. Get moves like Dancing on Ice with our in house Coaches who will teach you the basics onwards.

No pre-booking required simply turn up 15 minutes before the start time to sign up.

Figure Skating

  • Suitability: Ages 18 years+
  • Ability: Beginners Upwards
  • Cost: £60 (6 week course)
  • When: Tuesday, 7pm - 7:30pm & Sunday, 9:30am - 10am
  • Skate hire available inclusive of the price

Hockey Skating Course

An exciting 6-week class for those who want to learn how to play Ice Hockey and skate like a hockey player!

The class is coached by our own Whitley Warriors Ice Hockey Player!

No pre-booking required simply turn up 15 minutes before the start time to sign up.

Hockey

  • Suitability: Ages 16 years+
  • Ability: Beginners Upwards
  • Cost: £60 (6 week course)
  • When: Wednesday, 7pm - 7:30pm
  • Skate hire available inclusive of the price

Patch ice skating lessons

Once figure skaters reach a certain level they will be invited to take part in Patch practice.

The patch sessions allow our skaters to train and develop their skating skills in an environment that is safe, providing support from peer skaters and BIS trained coaches.

How it works

  • Suitability: Invite only
  • Ability: Advanced
  • Cost: £6.50 per Patch

Class times

  • Class times
  • Monday - Sunday 6am - 9am
  • Monday 4pm - 7pm
  • Thursday 4:45pm - 6:30pm

Puck Chasing Sessions

Puck Chasing gives anyone of any level the opportunity to develop their ice hockey skills. Minimum equipment required is Helmet, Stick and Gloves or full kit for under 16s.

How it works

  • Suitability: All ages welcome
  • Ability: Beginners upwards
  • Equipment: Helmet, Stick and Gloves (Orange Puck) and Full Kit (Black Puck)
  • Cost: £6.50

Class times

  • Class times
  • Wednesday, 12pm - 1pm
  • Saturday, 9pm - 10pm
  • Sundays, 4pm - 5pm (Summertime only)

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