Centennial Ice Rinks General Information

  • Public Skate sessions are running; reservations required - check the Public Skate page for schedule and pricing information.
  • Visit the Ice Skating & Hockey page to learn about:
    • Skate Rentals (learn-to-skate participants ONLY)
    • Skate Sharpening
    • Private Lessons & Create-a-Class Requests
    • Skating class practice guidelines
    • Hockey equipment requirements
    • ISI Skating Evaluations
  • Freestyle Ice Skating is available; registration required - check the Freestyle Ice page for schedule and pricing information.
  • Rent-a-Rink is back! Visit our Ice Rink Rentals page for details.


GOING TO THE RINKS?

Admission to the Centennial Ice Rinks requires pre-registration online. Everyone entering our facility must have a pre-purchased daily pass.

  • Remember to pre-register online for your freestyle or public skate session.
  • All participants must be registered prior to taking the ice and may arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of the session.
  • Skaters must use their own skates and gloves.
  • Masks must be worn on the ice and in the facility.

Please check our website for current rules of conduct and COVID-19 safety guidelines prior to arriving for your ice time.


SKATING CLASSES

*No classes July 5.

Skate with Me (Parent/Tot)
Age 3-4
Join and encourage your young skater, as they gain confidence and meet new friends in this parent/child class. Perfect for a child who is not yet comfortable for a drop-off experience.

R-$102/NR-$128

8 weeks
520039-01 M 12:45-1:15 pm 6/14-8/9

Tot I
Age 4-6

Beginners with no previous instruction or experience will be introduced to forward basic skills.

R-$102/NR-$128

8 weeks
520003-01
M 3-3:30 pm
6/14-8/9
R-$115/NR-$144

9 weeks
520003-02
F 4-4:30 pm
6/18-8/13

Tot II
Age 4-6
Students in this class must have passed Tot I. Forward stroking, forward and backward swizzles, dips, and two-foot jumps are included in Tot II.

R-$102/NR-$128

8 weeks
520004-01
M 3-3:30 pm
6/14-8/9
R-$115/NR-$144

9 weeks
520004-02
F 4-4:30 pm
6/18-8/13

Tot Elite
Age 4-6
Children who have passed Tot I and Tot II, or who have equivalent skating ability, are eligible for this class, where we introduce forward and backward crossovers, T-stops, two-foot turns and spins, and forward spirals.

R-$115/NR-$144

9 weeks
520005-01
F 4-4:30 pm
6/18-8/13

Pre-Alpha
Age 6-13
The focus of this entry-level class is on two-foot and one-foot forward glides, forward and backward swizzles, and general balancing techniques. This class is tailored for skaters with no or limited skating experience, and is designed to teach
the basics of skating in a safe and encouraging fashion.

R-$148/NR-$185

8 weeks
520007-01 M Noon-12:45 pm 6/14-8/9
520007-02 M 3:30-4:15 pm 6/14-8/9
R-$167/NR-$208

9 weeks
520007-03
Tu 4:45-5:30 pm
6/15-8/10

Alpha I
Age 6-13
In Alpha I, students learn controlled forward stroking, forward right and left crossovers, and snowplow stops. Skaters must have passed the Pre-Alpha level.

R-$148/NR-$185

8 weeks
520008-01
M 3:30-4:15 pm 6/14-8/9
R-$167/NR-$208

9 weeks
520008-02
Tu 4:45-5:30 pm
6/15-8/10

Beta I
Age 6-13
At this level, students learn backward stroking, right and left backward crossovers, and T-stops.

R-$148/NR-$185

8 weeks
520010-01
M 4:15-5 pm
6/14-8/9
R-$167/NR-$208

9 weeks
520010-02
Tu 4-4:45 pm
6/15-8/10

Gamma
Age 6-13
This level includes forward outside three turns, mohawks and hockey stops.

R-$167/NR-$208

9 weeks
520012-01
Tu 4-4:45 pm
6/15-8/10

Delta
Age 6-13
In the Delta level, skaters learn forward edges, forward inside three turns, lunges, shoot-the-duck and the bunny hop.

R-$167/NR-$208

9 weeks
520014-01
Tu 4-4:45 pm
6/15-8/10

Specialty Ice Classes

*No classes July 5.

NEW Savvy Swizzlers
Age 4-6
Discover, learn and play - skaters progress through the FUNdamentals in a positive and social environment, providing the best foundation for ice skating and hockey. This class offers something for all children - from first steps on the ice to trying new skills in our learn-to-skate curriculum. Students learn the joy of trying something new, celebrate accomplishments, and engage in on-going learning. Exploring skating at their own pace, they begin to develop skill based upon the ABCs of basic athleticism - agility, balance, coordination and speed. Rental skates are available for $15 per one-week session. More class sessions may become available after June 1 for additional dates in July and August.

R-$150/NR-$188

1 week
620010-01
M-F 10-11:30 am
6/14-6/18
620010-02 M-F 10-11:30 am 6/21-6/25
620010-03 M-F 10-11:30 am 6/28-7/2
620010-05 M-F 10-11:30 am 7/12-7/16
620010-06 M-F 10-11:30 am 7/19-7/23
R-$120/NR-$150

1 week
620010-04
Tu-F 10-11:30 am
7/6-7/9

Freestyle I-V
Age 6-18
All maneuvers including, jumps, spins and dance steps from Freestyle levels I - V will be taught.

R-$152/NR-$190

9 weeks
520015-01
Tu 4:15-5 pm
6/14-8/9

Power and Edges
Age 6-18
Skaters focus on progressive stroking combinations, and improving flow and power while developing smoother, more consistent edges and technique. This class is for skaters in Freestyle I and above.

R-$93/NR-$116

5 weeks
520060-01
Tu 11-11:45 am
6/15-7/13
R-$74/NR-$93

4 weeks
520060-02
Tu 11-11:45 am
7/20-8/10

Theatre on Ice
Age 6-18
Combining the grace of skating with the creativity and excitement of theatre and dance, this class teaches skaters to tell a story on the ice. This class is for skaters in Freestyle I and above.

R-$93/NR-$116

5 weeks
520060-03
Th 11-11:45 am
6/17-7/15
R-$74/NR-$93

4 weeks
520060-04
Th 11-11:45 am
7/22-8/12

Dance for Figure Skaters (Off-Ice)
Age 6-18
This class is for skaters looking to supplement their on-ice practice, with progressive technical and artistic elements of dance. Class is focused on developing grace, fluidity, alignment, extension, and strength through barre and creative floor exercises. Skaters should be in Freestyle I and above.

R-$80/NR-$100

5 weeks
520060-09
W
11-11:45 am
6/16-7/14
R-$64/NR-$80

4 weeks
520060-10
W
11-11:45 am
7/21-8/11

Core and Flexibility (Off-Ice)
Age 6-18
Skaters focus on gaining strength, balance and flexibility, to help increase on-ice confidence and coordination.

R-$64/NR-$80

4 weeks
520060-05
M 11-11:45 am
6/14-7/12
520060-06
M 11-11:45 am
7/19-8/9

HIIT: Agility and Strength (Off-Ice)
Age 6-18
Off-ice strength and plyometric training develops a skater's on-ice speed and endurance. This class is for skaters in Freestyle I and above.

R-$80/NR-$100

5 weeks
520060-07
F 11-11:45 am
6/18-7/16
R-$64/NR-$80

4 weeks
520060-08
F 11-11:45 am
7/23-8/13

Adult/Teen Laps and Leaps
Age 13 and up
This class is open to all skaters from beginner to advanced level who seek to learn and improve their skating skills, edges, power and technique.

R-$167/NR-$208

9 weeks
520052-01
W 7-7:45 am
6/16-8/11

HOCKEY CLASSES

Tot Hockey I
Age 4-6
Two-foot glide, one-foot glide right and left, forward swizzle, backward wiggles and backward swizzles are taught. Helmet and hockey skates are required.

R-$115/NR-$144

9 weeks
520028-01
Th 4-4:30 pm
6/17-8/12

Intro to Team Hockey
Age 6-13
This introductory class focuses on entry-level hockey skills including all skating skills, basic stick handling, passing, catching and shooting. Full equipment is required.

R-$167/NR-$208

9 weeks
520030-01
Th Noon-12:45 pm
6/17-8/12

Mite/Squirt Hockey
Age 6-13
Intermediate hockey skills needed for House and Travel League play will be taught. Proficiency in transitions, faking, and more advanced shooting skills are the core of this class. Full equipment is required.

R-$167/NR-$208

9 weeks
520031-01
Th 4:30-5:15 pm
6/17-8/12


Wilmette Hockey Association and Wilmette Tribe Hockey Club

The Wilmette Hockey Association (WHA) is an independent organizations that work closely with the Wilmette Park District to provide youth hockey leagues and instruction to Wilmette residents. For more information please visit the Wilmette Hockey Association web site at www.wilmettehockey.com.