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Recreation

Ice Skating

EPIC offers a complete skating program with classes for all ages and abilities. Lessons are taught by Certified P.S.A. instructors and follow guidelines of the United States Figure Skating. In addition to Learn-to-Skate classes, instruction is offered in hockey, power, speed skating, dance, freestyle, adaptive and synchronized skating.

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Register for Programs Online

To register for the programs below, visit our online database and search for the class to register. You can also call 970-221-6655 to register over the phone. Additional Ice Skating programs can be found in the Recreator. Pick up a copy of the Recreator at any Recreation Facility or view the online version here

2018 Spring Ice Spectacular Auditions (PDF)

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Date: Saturday, December 16, 2017  l  8 a.m.-noon
Location:  EPIC

All Pre, Preliminary, and Senior Skaters are invited to audition for the 2018 Spring Ice Spectacular Show. Click the PDF link above to learn about eligibility requirements and the audition registration form. The registration form must be completed and turned in no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, December 8.  

Learn-to-Skate skaters can participate in the show by registering online here

Save the Date for the Spring Spectacular Ice Show!
Date: Weekend of May 11, 2018

Drop-in Hockey: Fall

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Dates:
Monday-Friday, August 21-November 30  l  11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Thursday, August 24-November 16  l  1-2:30 p.m.
Location: Edora Pool Ice Center
Age: 16+ years
Drop in fee: $5

Open practice session to sharpen skating and shooting skills. Full equipment required. 10 or 20 Admission Passes available. Sign up at the front desk beginning at 6 a.m. for the morning session and 7 p.m. for the evening session. Payment must be made when signing up unless hockey punch pass is on file for phone-ins. Limited to 30 players. Not discountable. Note: Session will not be held on 10/9-13, 11/23.

Stick & Puck Drop-In: Fall

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Dates:
Saturday & Sunday, August 26-November 26  l  2:30-3:30 p.m.
Location:
Edora Pool Ice Center
Age: All
Drop in fee: $5

Parents enjoy practicing their skating and hockey skills with their children. This program is geared towards family participation and is not a scrimmage. Helmet, gloves, stick, and shin guards required. Full equipment recommended for younger skaters. Rules are posted in each arena. Session will not be held on 10/7, 10/8, 10/14, 10/15.

Speed Skating

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Beginner
Date:
Wednesdays, August 23-November 29  l  5-5:30 p.m.
Location: EPIC
Age: 7+ years
Drop in fee: $8
Designed to enhance skating speed technique for beginner speed skating. Gain knowledge of edges, pushes, balance, and pressure. 

Intermediate
Date: Wednesdays, August 23-November 29  l  5-6 p.m.
Location: EPIC
Age: 7+ years
Drop in fee: $15
Designed to enhance skating speed technique for intermediate speed skating. Futher knowledge of edges, pushes, balance, and pressure. 

*Wear warm-up pants, long sleeved shirt, and speed skates. Program developed by two-time Olympic speed skate, Jondon Trevena. Previous skating experience required.

Fitness Skate

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Dates: 
Monday-Friday, August 21-November 30  l  11:15 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: EPIC
Age: 16+ years
Drop in fee: $6

Intermediate to advanced skaters benefit from this aerobic exercise. 10 or 20 admission passes available at the front desk. Note: Class will not be held on 8/25, 9/8, 9/29 10/9-13, 10/27, 11/23.

Senior Coffee Club

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Dates: Wednesdays  l  9:15-10:45 a.m.
Location: EPIC
Age: 60+ years
Cost: Regular drop in fees apply

For older adults interested in social skating.