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    Public Skating Cancellations

    Friday 8/23---Open Figure Skating Sessions are cancelled.  Public skating session 8pm-9pm is still open.

    Monday 9/2---The rink is closed for Labor Day.  All sessions cancelled.

    Fall/Winter Public Skating Hours Begin Tuesday 9/3

    Public Skating Schedule--September 3rd 2019 through March 29th 2020

    Day Time
    Monday 11am-1pm
    Tuesday 4:30pm-6pm
    Wednesday 4:30pm-6pm
    Thursday 11am-1pm
    Friday 7pm-9pm
    Saturday 5:30pm-6:30pm
    Sunday 7pm-9pm

    Register for any of these Skill and Age Groups

    Snowplow Sam
    Ages 3 to 6
      Basic Skills
    Ages 7 and up
      Beginner Hockey
    Ages 3 and up
    Learn to Skate USA Snowplow Sam Lessons - Ages 3 to 6   Learn to Skate USA Basic Skills Lessons ages 7 & up   Learn to Skate USA Beginner Hockey Lessons ages 3 & up (must pass Snowplow Sam 3)

    The Snowplow Sam levels are introductory classes divided into four progressive levels allowing children with no prior skating experience to build confidence while learning the basic skills of skating. These classes are designed to help children six and younger develop the ABCs of movement – Agility, Balance, Coordination and speed.


    Basic Skills teaches the FUNdamentals of ice skating and provides the best foundation for figure skating, hockey, and speedskating. Six progressive levels introduce forward and backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers, and turns. All classes will be well-structured with the focus on proper skill development taught in a positive, FUN, and social environment.


    (must pass Snowplow Sam 3)

    The Hockey curriculum is designed to teach the fundamentals of hockey skating. In four badge levels, skaters will learn how to be more proficient and agile on the ice. Proper skating techniques for the game of hockey are the primary focus of the levels. All elements will be taught without a puck.

    New! Eight Week Fall Sessions

    Sundays - September 22nd Through November 10th

    - $100* -


    5 PM - 6 PM

    Snowplow Sam 1, 2, 3, 4

    Basic Skills 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

    Adult Basic Skills 1

    Beginner Hockey 1


    6 PM - 7 PM

    Snowplow Sam 1, 2, 3, 4

    Basic Skills 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

    Adult Basic Skills 2, 3

    Beginner Hockey 2, 3, 4, Power Skating


    *The session fees do not include the required $17.25 annual membership with Learn To Skate USA.

    Learn More About All In Ice Skating Lessons


    Skating Director

    Delene Mackenzie

    Rink Manager

    Nick Price

    (716) 253-3432

    Ice Skating Lessons

    Learn to Skate! No prior experience required.

    Party Rental

    Multiple value packed party packages

    Skill Clinics

    Youth and Adult

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    Thank you to Our Sponsors

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    If you are interested in more information about advertising opportunities and becoming  a sponsor at North Buffalo Rink, please contact Nick Price at (716) 253-3432.

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