Lessons and Camps

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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. 

Take advantage of discounts available for early bird registration, residents, beginners, and families. Summer Group Lessons are offered in July and August on Thursday evenings or Saturday mornings. A series consists of seven (7) half-hour classes, skate rental during the lesson and a seven-admission public session pass. 

Lessons are offered during the fall/winter months with new classes beginning in October, December, February and April. 

  • Series 2 registration is November 17 - 29. 
  • Series 2 classes begin December 1st (no classes December 24 - 31).
  • Series 3 classes will begin February 2 with registration from January 19 - 31.

Details can be found in the learn-to-skate brochure.

In addition to group lessons, our coaching staff is available for private lessons. Private lessons are arranged directly with one of our qualified instructors or through our Skating Director. Please contact the Ice Arena at 301-809-3090.

Summer Camps

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. Summer program information can be found below and the registration form will be available in February 2023.

Summer Skate
Full-day camp is offered for children ages 6 to 13 (all levels). Camp registration includes one t-shirt per camper. Campers will participate in a variety of activities during the week long camp while following CDC guidelines for COVID. Rental skates are included.

Small Skate
Half-day camps for ages 3 through 6 years are offered in August. On ice instruction, on & off ice games are scheduled daily following CDC guidelines for COVID. Camp shirt and rental skates are included.

Specialty Camps

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
An advanced camp is offered in July for skaters who are Freestyle 1 level & above. Gamma/Delta level students may register with coach’s permission. Freestyle camp includes: on & off ice instruction, strength & conditioning training, power skating, harness work and choreography. 

Performance/Synchro Skills Clinic
This clinic is for skaters in Alpha level and above who want to learn more about performance and synchronized skating skills. It’s a great way to see what the Bowie ISI Team has to offer for the upcoming season.

Hockey Camps
Dedicated Hockey will be running four weeks of hockey camps at Bowie Ice Arena in July and August in 2023. Registration information is on their website Dedicated Hockey

If you need additional information, please call 301-809-3090.