Learn To Skate

This program is open to boys and girls ages 3 and up. Emphasis is on the fundamental skills of skating, including forwarding skating, turning and stopping, and enjoying physical activity.

This program is a recommended prerequisite to “Learn to Play – Micro” Hockey Program, which is typically a child’s second/third year on the ice.


Open to boys and girls ages 3 and up.


The program runs from early November through March.

1 hour sessions take place on Saturday mornings.


All Learn to Skate sessions are held at the O'Neil rink on Union Street.


  • Hockey skates
  • Hockey helmet 
  • Please no bicycle helmets, as the helmet should be fitted with a cage or a full-face shield.
  • Heavy gloves or mittens
  • Knee pads or ski/snow pants
  • Elbow pads or winter coat covering/protecting in case of a fall
  • Note: No hockey sticks at Learn to Skate Program


Learn to Skate is open to boys and girls ages 3 and up. Weekly sessions are held at the O'Neil rink in Charlestown. The program typically runs from November to March. Registration fees are: $180.

Registration opens in October.

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