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Hockey & Ice Skating

The Glen Ellyn Park District offers ice skating classes and hockey classes in partnership with Center Ice of DuPage. If you are looking for information on outdoor skating at Lake Ellyn, Lake Foxcroft or Newton Park, please visit our Outdoor Skating & Sledding page.


Ice Skating (Ages 3-13)

  • Parent/Tot: Parents and tots (ages 3-4) are on the ice together. Both will need skates. This class teaches ice coordination, balance, and agility in a fun atmosphere.
  • Tot I: This class teaches progressive levels 1–4 providing kids ages 4-5 with ice orientation, balance, agility, and fun.
  • Basic I: This class is intended for students ages 6-13 who have had no formal instruction. Students learn 2-foot glides, 1-foot glides, forward and backward swizzles, and backward wiggles.

Hockey (Ages 3-13)

  • Little Hockey: Students ages 3-4 will learn ice coordination, balance, and agility in a fun atmosphere while wearing hockey equipment. Hockey skates and hockey helmet required.
  • Beginner Hockey: This is for students ages 5-13 who have had no formal instruction. Students will learn basic forward and backward skating while wearing hockey equipment. Hockey skates and hockey helmet required. Hockey stick is optional.

Once your skater has reached Alpha or above they will need to register directly through Center Ice of DuPage. Contact Skating Academy Director Beth Wassell at (630) 790-9696 x104 or beth@centericeofdupage.com with any questions regarding higher levels.