Lessons and Camps
Learn-to-Skate Group Lessons
The Ice Arena offers group lessons for children as young as 18 months of age through adults. All levels are offered throughout the season. The learn-to-skate program is a recreational skating program sanctioned through the Ice Skating Institute. In addition to group lessons, our coaching staff is also available for private lessons. Private lessons are arranged directly with one of our qualified instructors or through our Skating Director.
Classes are offered for all ages and levels. Take advantage of discounts available for early bird registration, residents, beginners and families.
March/April learn-to-skate classes begin March 11 and will run for 7 weeks. Classes will be offered for children ages 3 years through adults. Space is very limited due to COVID. Registration begins February 25 and can be done by calling 301-809-3090. If you are on-site for a scheduled session, registration can be made in person.
Private skating lessons can be arranged by contacting the Ice Arena. Please remember to follow protocol and call ahead to pre-pay for sessions as capacity limits are still in effect. If you are interested in private lessons please call 301-809-3090.
Figure Skating and Hockey Camps
***A decision has not been made on City run summer camps for 2021. Stay tuned.***
Usually, during July and August the Ice Arena holds skating camps for children as young as 3 years of age through 15 years of age, all levels. Skaters enjoy on-ice instruction, on-ice games/music, off-ice games and crafts. Campers perform in a show at the end of the week for the parents. Half day camps for 3 - 8 year-olds and full day camps for 6 -13 year-olds.
The Ice Arena also has opportunities for more advanced skaters to sharpen their skills with the specialty training camps for hockey and figure skating. Freestyle Skate Camp will be held in August (date TBD) and is open to skaters Gamma/Delta levels and above.
Pro Ambitions will be hosting a week of hockey camp July 26-30.
If you need additional information please call 301-809-3090.
Bowie ISI Skating Team
The Ice Arena is proud to have the Bowie I.S.I. Skating Team as part of our program offerings. The ISI team is an Ice Skating Institute Recreational Skating Team. Our team has several Synchronized Skating Teams that practice on Thursday evenings (September-April) as well as two Production Teams that practice on Saturday afternoons (September-April). These teams compete in local and national competitions. The team also has over 75 individual team members who compete in competitions at various levels. The Bowie ISI Team participates in local fundraiser efforts including the annual Toys for Tots Drive. For more information on our ISI Skating Team, please contact the Skating Director.