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


    Learn to Skate

     September Session (9/11 - 10/23)

    Click here for info or to register

    Entry Level Hockey Information 

    Registration for our Entry Level Programs is OPEN!

    Try Hockey for Free with USA Hockey and SYHA!  Saturday, November 4th, 4-6pm, at SCRF.  More details coming soon!

    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.  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

    FALL RINK SPECIAL - U10 Stick and Puck sessions

    A great opportunity to get back on the ice before the season begins or break in new equipment!  

    The rink will be hosting three U10 StickNPuck sessions during September. These sessions are open to the public and are just for kids age 10 and under (parents may accompany their skater if they wish).  Cost is $5.00 per skater.  Full gear encouraged, minimum of helmet and gloves required. Bring a friend!

    • Sunday Sept 10th, 12:30-1:45pm, SCRF
    • Sunday Sept 17th, 11:20 - 12:40pm, SCRF
    • Sunday Sept 24th, 11:20-12:40pm, SCRF

    18u Registration now open

    Please use link below to register

    The coach for the 18u team is Bruce Pomakoy


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