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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




    FALL 2016

    We offer entry level hockey programs for ages 5-13.  Participants must be able to skate independently for all programs.  The more capable and comfortable they are skating, the more they can participate and enjoy learning hockey skills. We recommend everyone consider taking the September session of skating lessons to refresh or strengthen their skating skills.  Below is some basic info about our fall programs and the links to register.

    NEW THIS YEAR - All parent volunteers for the Intro to Hockey, Mini-mites, or Rec Hockey programs must register for and attend a USA Hockey Level 1 Coaching Clinic.  The Level 1 clinic is being offered in this area on Sunday Sept 25th 8:30am-4:30pm at UNION College.  The next closest Level I clinic will be on Sunday 10/23/16 in Glens Falls.  Click here to search for clinics and register:  Do not get closed out - register soon!

    • September Skating Lessons: Registration now open.  Runs Mondays 9/12-10/24, from 6-7pm, at SCRF.  7 classes for $99.  Online registration is now open -  click here to register.  Lobby registration will be Wednesday, Sept 7, 6-7pm.  Registration for the next session (Fall, beginning on Nov 5 and Nov 7) will be open in early October).
    • Try Hockey for Free:  Sat Nov 12, 2016, 4-6pm.  Advance registration will be required.  Online Registration is NOW OPEN. Click here to register.
    • Intro to Hockey:  Ideal for ages 5-7.  Meets once per week, Nov 19 - Feb 25 on Saturday mornings from 10-11 am at SCRF.  Full gear required.  9/13 - REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Click here to register.
      • Limited supply of free loaner gear is available - you must provide skates, stick, and hockey helmet with face cage.
    • Mini-mites:  Ideal for ages 6-8.  This is our follow up program to Intro to Hockey, or for those with other prior experience.  Class meets twice per week Nov 6 - Dec 31 (Fall session) and Jan 7 - Feb 26 (Winter Session), on Saturdays at  8:50am at SCRF for skating skills with Dave Randall, and on Sundays at 8:00 am at UNION for skills, practice, and small games with Walter Peretti.  9/13 - REGISTRATION IS OPEN!  Click here to register.
    • Rec Hockey for ages 9-13:  Beginner and advanced beginner/intermediate instructional hockey program.  Must be able to skate independently.  Class meets weekly on Sunday evenings from 4-5:15pm at Union College.  Full gear is required. 9/13- REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Click here to register.

    Email Linda Z at if you have any questions.

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    Cross Ice Mites posing for a picture after an ADM practice

    Cross Ice Mites posing for a picture after an ADM practice