No matter your age or skill level, Oak Park Ice Arena has something for everyone. Last year, Oak Park Ice Arena was open 351 days with an average of 10.5 hours of daily operations to over 30,000 users. This winter, Oak Park will offer a variety of ice skating and hockey programs.
Public Skate sessions offer a time to skate freely with no agenda. Mondays and Wednesdays, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesdays, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Fridays, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Enjoy coffee and donuts as you socialize and skate during Coffee Club – an exclusive time for adults. Opportunities for optional lessons are also available. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
In the Learn to Skate Program, receive eight lessons, skate rentals, and eight free admissions to public sessions during the duration of this program, regardless of age or skill level. Wednesdays, 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Try Skating for Free is a four-lesson program for kids 10 and under that teaches basic skills for aspiring skaters and hockey players. Check out tryskating4free.com for more information.
Host your Birthday Party at Oak Park. Includes admission for 20 skaters to the public session on Friday evenings, Saturdays, and Sundays, along with 1.5 hours in the party room, cupcakes, fruit punch, plates, napkins, cups, tables, tablecloths, and chairs. Call to make a reservation.
Get a team together for weekly games in the Adult Hockey League. Sundays, 7:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
In the Beginner Novice Hockey League, learn the basics of hockey at this instructional program for players 18 and older. Wednesdays, 8:35 p.m. to 9:10 p.m.
The Drop-In Hockey program is for players 18 and older to play hockey games for fun without the commitment of a league. Bring a light and a dark jersey for games. Wednesdays, 9:15 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.
Stick and Puck allows players of all ages to practice their skills at their own pace. Mondays and Fridays, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Learn how to play hockey through weekly basic skills practices and scrimmage games in the In-House Hockey program. Monday practices, 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Saturday scrimmages, 10 and under, 11:45 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.; Saturday scrimmages, 11 and older, 12:45 p.m. to 1:40 p.m.
Oak Park Ice Arena is at 3545 Alvarado Ave., Stockton.
For more information about programs, times, and pricing, visit http://oakpark.frontline- connect.com/defaultpage.cfm?fac=oakpark&facid=1.