Overview

Columbia Ice Rink skating programs are taught by the Chesapeake Skating School. Participants are provided with a fun, safe atmosphere for all students (ages 6 to adults) to learn how to ice skate.

All participants must have a signed waiver to skate and must wear a mask at all times. 

**Summer Mini Sessions: 

Session 1: August 16-19 and 

Session 2: August 23-26

Monday- Thursday Classes (schedule subject to change)

Time Level Where Level Where
9:30am

Basic 1-4 

and Tots

In class Basic 5,6, Prefree and Freestyle Practice
10am

Basic 1-4 

and Tots

Practice Basic 5,6, Prefree and Freestyle In class
10:30am

Basic 1-4 

and Tots

In class Basic 5,6, Prefree and Freestyle Practice
11am

Basic 1-4 

and Tots

Practice Basic 5,6, Prefree and Freestyle In class

Mini-Sessions (2021-2022)

  • Summer 1: August 16-19
  • Summer 2:August 23-26
  • Holiday: December 27-30
  • Spring Break: April 11-14
  1. Registration discounts apply to online registration prior to the start of the session only at ColumbiaAssociation.org/login. Regular registration can be done by calling 410-­730­-0322.
  2. Refunds are permitted for the following situations:
    • Notification of withdrawal from class prior to the start of a session. Subject to a $20 administrative fee.
    • Student medical emergency with copy of physician’s verification provided to waive the administrative fee.
      Missed classes will not be credited.
  3. One courtesy makeup class is allowed on Saturday morning only, provided that space is available at the appropriate level. All requests must be submitted via email to Ice.Rink@ColumbiaAssociation.org with 48-­hour advance notice.  1/19/21 ( We are not currently able to offer make up lessons due to the limited capacity on the ice.)
  4. Make­up classes or changing class time cannot be scheduled the first or last week of the session. Make­up classes must be taken within the session.
  5. No practice is allowed during group lesson time.
  6. Children ages 5 and younger must bring helmets for skating lessons. We recommend that all beginners wear a helmet regardless of age.
  7. Send any communications about the Learn to Skate program or private instruction to Ice.Rink@ColumbiaAssociation.org.
Tot 1-4: Not being held at this time.
Tot 5: For beginners that are 5 years of age
Register Now
Basic 1-6: For ages 6 through adult, or those who have passed Tot 3. Students are taught the fundamentals of skating for the development of a recreational and/or competitive sport. Register Now
Pre-Free Skate (formerly Basic 7 and Basic 8) and Free Skate 1-6: Students will further develop their edging, spinning and jumping techniques. Prerequisite: Advancement through the Learn to Skate program or placement testing. Register Now
Specialty Classes – Axel and Double Jump Register Now

Online pricing:

 

Regular Registration Price:

  • Private one-on-one lessons are great for skaters 3 years and older that:
    • Want to begin testing/competing
    • Progressed out of learn to skate
    • Do better in a one-on-one setting rather than a group
  • Private lessons are available though The Chesapeake Skating School and are conducted during our freestyle sessions, and are completely separate from our Learn to Skate Program.

For more information, call 410-730-0322 or email Ice.Rink@ColumbiaAssociation.org. Columbia Ice Rink is located at 5876 Thunder Hill Road in the Oakland Mills Village Center in Columbia.