Bowdoin College Skating School


 Registration is now open for the 2014-2015 Fall and Winter Sessions!

Skating School Forms and Documentation

Saturdays, Fall and Winter Skating School Registration Materials (All forms must be completed, per skater, to be enrolled in any of our classes offered. Payment must also be made in full. Unfortunately, we don't accept credit cards at this time.)

Saturdays, Fall and Winter Skating School Brochure

Saturdays, Fall and Winter Skating School Class Schedule

Thursdays only, Winter Skating School Brochure, Registration, and Schedule

When and Where

Classes are offered on Saturday mornings at the Sidney J. Watson Ice Arena on the Bowdoin College campus. The arena is located off of Harpswell Road/Route 123 on Watson Drive.

Fall '14 Saturday classes will begin October 19th (the 'Late Starter' classes will begin on November 8th) and will conclude on December 27th. Winter '15 Saturday classes will begin on January 10th and conclude on March 7th.

Thursday morning Skating School classes will take place January 22nd - March 12th.

About Skating School

The Bowdoin College Skating School offers the Basic Skills Program designed by United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA) 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.

All Skating School classes take place at the Sidney J. Watson Ice Arena on the Bowdoin College campus. For GPS purposes, the address is 27 Watson Drive, Brunswick, ME.

Programs Offered

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

For any questions or concerns, please contact us at or (207) 725-3433. Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm. If you are unable to mail in the registration materials, forms may be dropped off at the Events Office which located on the 1st floor of Coles Tower on the Bowdoin College campus.