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Contact Us

Joelle Forte
Skate School Director
Email: skateschool@gnparks.org
Phone: 516-487-4673, Ext. 1211

  1. Policies
  2. Class Schedule


COVID Policy:
•    Face masks are optional at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink and in ALL inside areas of Parkwood Indoor Sports Complex, regardless of vaccination status.
•    Proof of vaccination is not required for students and staff.
•    If any student or staff test positive for COVID within 5 days of a class,  it MUST be reported  to us so we can handle all follow up arrangements.

General Policies:
•    There is a $20 annual registration fee.
There are NO makeups or refunds.
•    Skate rental fee is NOT included in the price of the program.
•    There are a maximum of 10 students per class.
•    A helmet (bicycle or ski) must be worn to every group class (levels Basic 4 & under) or child will not be able to participate.
•    Gloves and warm layers are recommended for all skaters.


Our professional staff will evaluate skaters based on age and ability during the first two weeks of class to ensure skaters are in the correct class. Skaters will be evaluated during week six to determine whether or not the skater has mastered the elements required.

Click on program below to register online


Skate School Director: Joelle Forte

Joelle has over 20 years coaching experience. U.S. Nationals and Team USA International competitor, U.S. Eastern's Sectional Champion, 5-time North Atlantic Regional Champion, Skate America Grand Prix competitor, USFSA coach, USFS & PSA member, USFS Regional, Sectional, and Junior National coach.