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Kiwanis Ice Arena, Dressed for the Holidays
Photo by Lou Whitaker, 2009

Kiwanis Ice Arena


Washington Avenue and Small World Avenue
Saugerties, NY 12477
845-247-2590 (voice/fax) 845-246-5890 (department office)
Description:

The Kiwanis Ice Arena, in Saugerties is open for business.

 

See the attachment below for information about public skate sessions, senior citizens days, figure skating freestyle sessions, instructional (general learn to skate, hockey/skills and figure skating).

 

 

For the latest information, schedule and price information about the Kiwanis Ice Arena, visit their Web site by clicking HERE.

 

The Kiwanis Ice Arena features an 85 foot by 190 foot Olympic-size, fully-enclosed, refrigerated ice rink. The rink accommodates all age levels, and is used for recreational skating, instructional skating, promotional events/activities, tournaments, and youth and adult leagues. It is fully enclosed with a 120' x 235' Titan series structure . . . the largest of its type in the Northeast, complete with professional Metal Halide Lighting and Desiccant Dehumidification with return hot air heating for the comfort of spectators in the seating area.

The Kiwanis Ice Arena is yet another example of why Saugerties is regarded as a community that offers many recreational possibilities for people of all ages.

Some of the ice rink's features are:

  • Multi-functional, year round activities
  • Handicap accessible
  • Public and private sessions (see separate schedule)
  • Birthday parties, group & corporate outings. Call to arrange your special outing
  • Instructional sessions (see separate schedule and detailed information)
  • Instructional sessions and open activities for the disabled, including sled icing, sled hockey and other activities. (Please call for details.)
  • Figure skating
  • Youth, high school & adult hockey leagues and games
  • Skate, helmet, and stick rentals
  • Skate sharpening
  • Large locker rooms with showers
  • Spacious party room with related amenities
  • Attractive fees (see fee schedule below)
  • Full service concession with catering services (Please call for details.)
  • Fully enclosed, however, the area of the ice is not heated. Dress appropriately.
  • Annually, many activities and programs are offered for the enjoyment of all. Some of these include, but are not limited to: Ice Dance Shows and Ensembles, Ice Plays, Youth & Adult Hockey Games, Albany River Rats (NHL New Jersey Devils affiliate) Clinic & Scrimmage, New York Rangers / Islanders Sled Hockey Team Clinic & Game, Holiday activities, including Santa arriving via the Zamboni,

For details and information, kindly visit or contact the Arena Office at 845-247-2590 x300 or via e-mail to kiwanisice@saugerties.ny.us



Fee Schedule


Public Fees:

  • Adults $6.00
  • Students $4.00**
  • Children 5 and under admitted free

Drop-in hockey (helmets are required . . . no exceptions)

  • Adults $8.00
  • Students $6.00**

 

**Denotes students through high school only.  Not graduate nor post-graduate students.

 

Skate sharpening $5.00


Skate rentals $3.00


Many hours of open public skating available weekly. Season passes available. Fees and schedule are subject to change, so please call ahead to ensure availability.

 

Birthday parties available with the public for $145.  And Private parties are available at set times for $170.


Private ice bookings (for times other than those designated for private parties) are still available at $200.00 per hour. Call for details.


Award

In December of 2005, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority awarded the Ice Arena Facility $49,961.00 in incentives for the installation of the recommended energy efficient measures and upgrades. Additionally, NYSERDA has showcased and modeled our Facility for others exploring energy efficient measures. Part of NYSERDA’s story follows. For a full story with color pictures, kindly visit the NYSERDA website at www.nyserda.org



Hours:


Open daily August through April, except Thanksgiving & Christmas, for Ice Skating


Open mid April – August for birthday parties, group outings, shows, festivals, and many other activities and events.



Hours vary depending on activities and day of week, so please call ahead to be sure of availability.

 

Programs/Activities:

The arena features a full-service concession area during the winter, large heated changing room, and full-service rentals of skates, sticks, etc.


Private ice bookings are still available at $170.00 per hour. Call for details.


Public Fees:

  • Adults $5.00
  • Students (up to and including high school) $3.00.  College age students pay $5.

Drop-in hockey

  • Adults $6.00
  • Students $4.00

Skate sharpening $5.00


Skate rentals $3.00


Many hours of open public skating available weekly. See document below for schedule details.  Season passes available. Fees and schedule are subject to change, so please call ahead to ensure availability.

Hours of Operation:
The rink is open seven days a week, from September through March.  Hours vary depending on activities and day of week, so call ahead to be sure of availability. 



Images:
Saugerties Ice Arena
Kiwanis Ice Arena in Winter
Ice Arena - Aerial View
Location of the Kiwanis Ice Arena