Ice Programming

The William G. Allyn and Duke Schneider Ice Arenas at Skaneateles Community Center offer open and group ice skating programs at one of two NHL-sized indoor ice-skating rinks. Learn more about programs and member benefits for all ages and skill levels, including:

  • Hockey lessons for adults and kids, including skill and speed training.
  • Figure skating lessons and learn to skate programs.
  • Outside hockey clinics and training
  • Ice rink rental for birthday parties and special events
  • Special Olympics ice-skating program, Peter’s Ice Angels
  • Open ice skating and special community events, year round

Ice Rink Schedule

Ice Rentals

William G. Allyn Ice Arena & Duke Schneider Ice Arena

  • Team Practices, Hockey Tournaments, Speed Skating, Pickup Hockey & Games, Figure Skating
  • Skate Parties, Gym Classes, Broomball, Sled Hockey
  • Fundraising Events


Ice Reservations:

To rent ice time please E-mail your request to Director, Matt Major.


Prime–Time Rates:

SCC- Members: $195 per hour
General Public: $210 per hour

Non-Prime Time Rates:

SCC Members: $165 per hour

General Public: $175 per hour


Definition of Non-Prime-Time Hours:

  1. Any days after 10:00pm
  2. Mondays thru Fridays 6:00am to 4:45pm (rate not available during school breaks)
  3. All days between 6:00am to 7:30am


Ice Rental Policies:

The ice will be resurfaced at the END of your scheduled time and must be factored into your total reservation. Example: If you are looking to be on the ice for 1 hour then you will be required to rent 1.25 hour to take inconsideration of the ice cut.

Cancellations must be reported a minimum of 21 days prior to any booking to avoid payment. FULL payment is due otherwise.

Private instruction is not permitted during skate & shoot or open skate sessions unless the instructor is a SCC staff and player has paid and registered at the front desk.

Ice Rink Sponsorships

Looking to promote your Business? We have Billboard sponsorships available. See below links to our forms for more information.

Billboard Sponsor Form

Sponsor Information Form

Open Sessions & Calendar

  • Open Skate: During Open Skate, individuals can skate freely. It’s a great opportunity to have fun with friends and family, exercise, and build your skate skills.

* General Public: $15 per person or $35 per family household. Skating Admission includes helmet, rental skates, and access to Aquatics and Fitness Center. 

**Schedule is subject to change please call ahead for most up to date information.**


  • Open Freestyle: Open Freestyle offers space for Figure Skaters to further develop their skills, practice routines, and express creativity.*No instruction is provided during Open Freestyle.   **Schedule is subject to change please call ahead for most up to date information.**


  • Skate & Shoot Improve your overall speed, accuracy, and confidence on the ice with Skate & Shoot drills. These sessions are ideal for hockey players who want to improve their technique. All individuals are required to wear a helmet with face mask and gloves. Games are not available to play during Skate & Shoot but nets will be available.

     **Schedule subject to change, please call ahead to confirm scheduling.


  • Glow N Skate: No Glow N Skate in October. We will provide a schedule update once this has been confirmed.**Schedule is subject to change please call ahead for most up to date information.**


  • Birthday Parties- SKATE & Celebrate Birthday Party: To reserve your party date a $100 nonrefundable deposit is due which will be deducted from your party total. Skate & Celebrate party package is $320 for Members and $350 for Public. Party includes: (12) goody bags, Party supplies (cups, plates, utensils, table cloths, napkins), 1 hour in your private party room and 1 hour for skating, A Birthday attendant for questions and cleanup of the party. To reserve, contact Brianna Gignilliat or 315-685-2266 ext 6902.


  • Group Parties: Contact Jess Poppe or call 315-685-2266 ext 6906



Learn to Skate

  • USA Learn to Skate Lessons: Groups– Build your skate skills in our Learn to Skate sessions, offered several times throughout the year. Led by instructors of the Skaneateles Figure Skating Club and USA Learn to Skate, individuals will learn the basics of skating and fundamental techniques to build upon. Skaters ages 3 and up are encouraged to join!


  • Learn to Skate Adult Instruction: Our adult skating instruction provides a supportive, safe, and fun learning environment that is designed to cater to all skill levels. Build focus, coordination, and technique with help from the Skaneateles Figure Skating Club.


  • Special Olympics Ice-Skating Program: Peter’s Ice Angels, started by a member of the Skaneateles Community Center, Arlene Bloomer, in memory of her son, Peter Bloomer, is an ice program that meets from November-February and is coached by Special Olympics Coach, Kathy Long.

Hockey Development

Outside Hockey Clinics: Skaneateles Community Center is partnered with the clinics below to bring you the best in Ice programs. Click on the icons to learn more about their service and offerings.

Ascend Hockey

  • Private & Semi- Private Instruction
  • Girls HS Fall Camp
  • Boys HS Fall Camp
  • Ascend Hockey Camp: Experience premier hockey camps for kids. Pro Skating, Pro Goal Scoring, and 3 VS 3 Development camps cater to all skill levels, offering specialized training, personalized feedback, and a nurturing environment for growth.

Pro Skating and Skills Camp June 22-23

10:00-10:45am – Off Ice Training

11:00-1:00pm – On Ice Skills

Sign up on the Ascend Hockey website

Adult Hockey

  • Adult Hockey 101: Instructed by one of our SCC Hockey Instructors. This is a paid program for novice through intermediate level players. Program includes- warm up & free time, skating skills, stick handling, passing and shooting drills and controlled scrimmage to understand proper positioning during a game. Equipment is not provided but is mandatory. This is a year-round program on Monday nights. Make sure you arrive early to check in at the front desk!
  • Adult Open Hockey
  • Tournaments

Youth Hockey & Figure Skating

Skaneateles Figure Skating Club:

Skaneateles Youth Hockey Association:

Skate & Celebrate Birthday Party

Contact Brianna Harris for inquiries and booking!

Ice Rink Staff

Matt Major
Matt Major
Ice Rinks & Facilities Director
Matthew Ide
Matthew Ide
Hockey Skills Instructor
Lisa Mirabito
Lisa Mirabito
Figure Skating Coach