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Skating Rink

Veterans Memorial 
Ice Skating Rink
56 Buena Vista Road
West Hartford, CT  06107
Phone & Fax: (860) 521-1573


In Memory of Marine Lance Corporal
Lawrence R. Philippon

Open Speed Skating

Speed skating is a competitive form of skating in which the competitors race against each other for a certain distance. This sport has brought 75 Olympic medals to the USA so far. Speed skating is a very exciting and fast paced sport. In some races the speed may reach as high as 30 mph.

Alec Sklutovsky -speed skaterREBECCA - speed skating

For individuals that want to participate in instructional sessions, coach Elena Sklutovsky is a former Ukrainian speed skating champion and US level 2 certified coach. During the session, skaters are divided in smaller groups by age and abilities. Sessions focus on speed skating techniques as well as the tactics and strategies of racing. Additional fees apply and are payable to the instructor.

Come and try speed skating with us!

Wednesday 6:00-7:30 am

Session Fees:
10 Passes - $150
20 Passes - $260
(passes are non transferable)
Per Session Walk In Fee - $18

You may call Elena at 860-983-5767 with questions.

•Full Season Schedule
•Full Equipment Required
      -Skates (beginners may use hockey or figure skates)
      - Long Pants and Long Sleeve Sweater/Shirt
      - Helmet (bike helmet or skateboarding helmet is fine)
      - Knee Pads (soft are preferred, but any kind will do)
      - Gloves
      - Neck Guard (hockey type is okay)

•Signed Waiver Required

•FIRST MONTH FREE INSTRUCTION AVAILABLE for New Participants. Talk to Elena for details.