1300 W. North St. Jackson, MI 49202     517-783-2664



Drop In Hockey

Figure Skating

Public Skating

Adult Hockey


Spring Hockey


 Public Skating  SCHEDULE CHANGES posted on Home page




11:00 AM - 2:50 PM




  7:30 PM - 9:20 PM


All times subject to change.

Skate rentals: $3.00 / Skate sharpening: $6.00 / Groups and parties are welcome! 

Learn to Skate-Optimist Basic Skills Program

Skate With US; a USFS program is a wonderful way to start Skating!  

Next session starts - June 23, 2015

Registration form  

   Summer: June 23 - August 11 

Learn to Skate Tuesdays 7:00 7:40pm $70   

  • Snowplow Sam 1-3: Beginners ages 3-6
  • Basic 1: Beginners ages 6 and up

            Figure Skating Tuesays 6:00 7:00pm $95

  • Basic 2: Skaters ages 6 and up who have completed Basic 1
  • Basic 3-4: Skaters ages 6 and up, who can skate forwards, backwards, and stop OR those skaters who have completed Basic 2
  • Additional levels for more experienced skaters: Basic 5-8, Freestyle 1-6
  • Adult 1-4: Adult beginning skaters

                        Mini-Wings Instructional Hockey & Skating Skills Tuesdays 7:40 8:20pm $70

  • Hockey 1-4: Skating skills for hockey, including stops, stride, crossovers, tight turns, and small area games each week.  Full equipment preferred, helmet with face mask required.  Must have completed SP3 or Basic 1 and/or able to skate forward, backward, and stop.

  • Jersey included.

Rental skates included in cost; helmets required for skaters under age 6 and recommended for any beginner. Please arrive 20 minutes early to class to allow time to register. For questions, contact Dave Templin - dave@optimisticearena.com

Please pre-register when possible, this will help with scheduling for the first day of the new session.

For more information, E-mail dave@optimisticearena.com/call Dave @ 517-783-2664      



Last modified: June 10,  2015