The Skating Club of Central New York (SCofCNY) is a member of U.S. Figure Skating (USFS) and operates under its rules and bylaws. We offer USFS Learn to Skate USA group lesson program, offering group instruction for all ability levels and ages. Group lessons are offered year round on Wednesday evenings and September through April on Saturday mornings. Lessons are taught by skilled certified USFS instructors.
The SCofCNY skates year round. We offer ice packages for both home club members and non-home club members.
"BLOCKS" Our skating season is comprised of five blocks. Each "block" is approximately 10 weeks long. Ice is offered Mon-Wednesday throughout the year with Thursdays being offered March-August and Saturdays September-April and Sundays in July and August. Please click on our Calendar for more scheduling information.
"SESSIONS" Skating sessions can be purchased in 30 minute, 45 minute, 1 hour or 1 1/2 hour blocks. Skaters may purchase as many or few sessions as they wish per day or per week. Skaters must sign in at the desk and note the length of their session. Unused sessions will not roll over to the next block.
"PACKAGES" During each block, skaters are encouraged to purchase "Packages". "Packages" offer ice time at less expensive rates compared to walk on fees. Forms may be obtained at the desk or by clicking onto our "Ice Package Forms" link.
"WALK ON'S" Our current walk-on-fee is $15 per 45 minute session or $25 for 1 and 1 1/2 hours.
Testing (USFS) - SCofCNY offers four USFS test sessions each year (November, March, June, August).
Skate Challenge Competition - The SCofCNY hosts an annual competition in March. We offer individual, showcase, synchronized skating, and Compete USA events.
Annual Ice Show - Each year the SCofCNY hosts an ice show. The show gives our club members and Learn to Skate students the opportunity to show off the skills achieved throughout the year.
Club Banquet - End of season celebration to recognize the achievements of our home club members.