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Bowdoin College Skating School


Our 2013-2014 Skating School season has concluded. Thank you for another great year! 


 Registration materials for our 2014-2015 Fall and Winter Sessions will be released in late August. Please e-mail us at events@bowdoin.edu if you would like to be added to our e-mail list to receive future updates.

Registration and Pricing

A brochure, registration materials, and a complete schedule for the 2014-2015 Bowdoin College Skating School season will be available in August.  

All forms must be completed, per skater, to be enrolled in any of our classes offered.

When and Where

Classes are offered on Saturday mornings at the Sidney J. Watson Ice Arena on the Bowdoin College campus. Fall '14 Saturday classes will begin in mid-to-late October (the 'Late Starter' classes will begin in early-to-mid November) and will conclude in late December. Winter '15 Saturday classes will begin in mid January and conclude in early March.

About Skating School

The Bowdoin College Skating School offers the Basic Skills Program designed by United States Figure Skating (USFS) for participants ages 3 to adult. 

The entire Basic Skills program is designed to be the best beginning ice skating program. The program has nine separate sets of curriculum, including programs that focus on choreography, synchronized skating, and hockey. If you're looking to learn how to skate, the U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills Program is your first step! 

All participants in the Skating School program are required to register with the USFSA. There is an annual fee of $12.00, and the registration sheet is included with the Bowdoin College Skating School registration packet.

Programs Offered

Snowplow Sam (Ages 3, 4, 5)
Hockey (Ages 4 and up)
Adult Lessons (Beginner & Hockey)
Basic Skills (Ages 6-18)
Advanced Basics.....AND MORE!!

Who Can Attend

Skating School is open to everyone ages 3 and up! Bowdoin students, faculty, staff, and members of the community are welcome to attend.

Contact Info

For any questions or concerns, please contact us at events@bowdoin.edu or (207) 725-3433. Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm and we are located on the first floor of Coles Tower on the Bowdoin College campus.