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    Our Rinks

    The Schenectady County Recreational Facility ("SCRF") - 5 Tower Road, Glenville NY, and UNION College Messa Rink, 1261 Lenox Road, Schenectady, NY


    Skating Lessons

    Skating Lesson sessions are offered year round, and are appropriate for ages 4 thru adult, beginner to advanced skaters.  Each session costs $99 per skater and consists of 7 weekly classes comprised of a small group lesson and 30 minutes of independent practice time.  Semi-private advanced lessons are offered March thru October.  Follow the link below for details regarding the upcoming session.

    Registration for the September Session has closed.  This program meets on Monday nights, 6-7pm, and will end on October 23rd.

    Online registration for the Fall Session is now open. The Fall  Session begins on Sat, Nov 4 or Monday, Nov 6 and lasts 7 weeks.  Cost is  $99.  Online registration will close on Oct 31stClick here for more details or to register.

    The Winter Session will run Saturdays, Jan 6 - Feb 17th, or Mondays, Jan 8 thru Feb 19th.  Online registration and more information will be available in early December.

    Entry Level Hockey Information 2017-18

    Registration for our Entry Level Programs is OPEN!

    Try Hockey for Free with USA Hockey and SYHA!  Saturday, November 4th, 4-5pm or 5-6pm, at SCRF.  Advanced registration is required at www.tryhockeyforfree.comAll participants must bring winter gloves and a bike or hockey helmet; bring skates and your hockey stick if you have them.  Skates and hockey sticks will be available to borrow if you don't have your own.

    Intro to Hockey - ideal for 5-6 year olds who have had prior skating instruction.  Class meets once per week, Saturday mornings at 10am beginning Nov 11. NOTE:  Loaner equipment will be distributed on Sat 10/28, 12-2pm, at SCRF.   Click here for more information or to register.

    Mini-mites - ideal for 6-7 year olds with some prior hockey experience.  Class meets twice per week on Saturday mornings at 8:50am and on Sunday mornings at 8am beginning on Sunday November 5th.  Click here for more information or to register.

    Rec Hockey for ages 9-13 -  a beginner and advanced beginner hockey program to work on both skills and gameplay.  All skaters must be able to skate forwards, backwards, and stop and should have prior skating instruction.  Class meets on Sunday afternoons 4-5:15pm at Union College beginning on Oct 29th.  Click here for more information or to register.

    Questions about which program is best for your child?  Contact Linda Z at 518-393-9459 or

    18u Registration now open

    Please use link below to register

    The coach for the 18u team is Bruce Pomakoy


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