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. 
 
Learn-to-Skate Brochure - Series 3 classes began February 1. Classes are offered for all ages and levels. Take advantage of discounts available for early bird registration, residents, beginners and families. During the month of April the Ice Arena will offer a four-week mini series of lessons for all ages and levels. Registration for April Learn-to-Skate classes begins March 16 and classes will start April 2. For more information please call 301-809-3090. 


Figure Skating and Hockey Camps


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. Half day camps for 3 - 8 year-olds and full day camps for 6 -13 year-olds.

Don’t let your child miss out on this cool summer fun. Registration begins on March 15 every year and space is limited so register early! The Summer Program brochure for 2020 has details including dates, times, fees and registration information.
         
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 Camp will be held the week of July 27 - 31 and is open to skaters Gamma/Delta levels and above. For more information please see the Summer Program brochure. Pro Ambitions Hockey Camp will offer a week of hockey training camp July 20 - 24. Registration for this program must be completed through Pro Ambitions website at https://proambitions.com.

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

Bowie ISI Skating Team

Bowie ISI Team LogoThe 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