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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



Upcoming Dates

August 24 & 31- Pre Season Skills Session

                             @Union $10 at the door

        Squirt- 6pm

        Pee Wee & Bantam- 7:15pm


September 6-8-"A" Team Tryouts @SCRF

        Squirt- 6:00pm-7:00pm

     Pee Wee- 7:10pm-8:10pm

      Bantam- 8:20pm-9:20pm


Week of September 12

Non "A" Team evaluation and Team Placements


September 17- 2nd Annual Opening Day Event

          11:00am-4:00pm @ SCRF


October 13- Cross Ice Mite Start Date

        6:00pm @ SCRF


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. Pricing and online registration for the coming season will be available early September.

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.
  • 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, mid-Nov through Feb. on Saturday mornings from 10-11 am at SCRF.  Full gear required.
    • 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: Sat 8:50am at SCRF for skating skills with Dave Randall, and Sun 8:00 am at UNION for skills, practice, and small games with Walter Peretti.  Class meets from early Nov through Feb
  • 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.

Email Linda Z at if you have any questions.


Here is some basic information regarding our upcoming entry level programs:=

  • Summer Learn to Skate - This session will run on Monday evenings, 6-7pm, 7/11 through 8/22. 
  • Summer 3v3 Challenge - this program is always a sell-out, don't wait to register!  Monday nights, 7/11 thru 8/22.  Mini-mites and Mites will skate from 7:10-8:10, and Squirts and PeeWees will skate from 8:10-9:10.



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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