As the only year-round ice arena centrally located in the heart of San Diego, Kroc Center Ice offers public ice skating sessions, learn to skate and learn to play hockey classes, youth and adult hockey leagues, and figure skating.
Kroc Center Ice Skating School offers introductory ice skating, figure skating, and hockey skating classes for children and adults of all ability levels. Our curriculum is based on the Ice Skating Institute’s (ISI) weSKATE program and is taught by professional ISI certified instructors. Each session consists of six to seven, 30-minute classes. New Skating School students must enroll in person at the ice arena. New students will receive a personal Skater Card for ice arena check in
Ages 6 – 14
Our mission is to assist in developing character through exposure to hockey. All learn to play hockey programs and recreational in-house leagues are taught by USA Hockey certified coaches.
With our Learn to Play programs for youth, participants will develop skating skills and learn the game. Skating is the core skill in hockey and is emphasized in all our programs. Certified USA Hockey coaches teach all classes. All youth hockey skating participants must complete Beginning Skate to enroll.
Learn to Play Ice Hockey
Recreational in-House hockey played under the auspices of USA Hockey Rules & Regulations. Practices are held at the Kroc Center and games are played against local teams in the San Diego Metro Area.
Youth Hockey Leagues
With six divisions (novice-advanced) adult hockey is available for almost anyone with some hockey experience. The Kroc Center Ice Arena runs three adult hockey league seasons annually, with a new player placement to evaluate player skill levels before the start of each league season. Each player is then placed on a team appropriate for their skill level. All players and goalies must have current annual USA Hockey registration. All games played under the auspices of USA Hockey Rules & Regulations. Click here for League Rules
Adult League Fall Season
The Kroc Center Ice Arena offers weekly adult pick-up hockey for ages 18 and up, and skate and shoot sessions for all ages. Both recreational sessions are first come, first served. Full equipment is required.
Ages 18 and over. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. NO PHONE INS.
Recreational ice hockey games. Full equipment is required.
• Limited to 26 players, 3 goalies
All Ages. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. NO PHONE INS.
Recreational ice hockey. Full equipment is required. Bring your own puck!
• Limited to 30 players, 2 goalies (effective Sept 2015)
ADULT PICK UP HOCKEY
SKATE & SHOOT
Specialty classes and sessions are available for advanced skaters to have an opportunity to work on specific aspects of figure skating. All skaters are welcome to join the Skating Team, regardless freestyle sessions are designed for high level figure skating practice only and each session is limited to 30 skaters.
Additionally, the Kroc Center Ice Skating Team offers individual skaters the opportunity to belong to a peer group that promotes and loves ice skating. All skaters are welcome to join, regardless of age or skating level. Skating Team members are invited to participate in-house competitions annually.
Broomball & Private Ice Skating Events
Broomball is a great activity for youth groups, fundraising, schools, clubs, or church events. Sticks, balls, and goals are provided. Event scheduling is subject to availability. Broomball and Private Ice Rental Requirements
Ice Skating Institute Competitions
Kroc Center Ice's 2017 competition will be held in January over the MLK weekend. Competition packet will be posted soon.
Each day, dozens of classes are offered for all ages, interests and abilities. Find the right class for you today! LEARN MORE ABOUT KROC CLASSES
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The Program Guide is the place to look for a variety of one-day and weekly classes. All classes are open to the public.
Look inside for:
• Youth Sports Leagues
• Swim Lessons
• Youth & Adult Dance
• Music Classes
• Ice Skating Classes
• Church Groups
View the Drop-in Guide for easy-to-read schedules of all group exercise classes–both on land, and in water!
All classes in the Drop-in Guide are free to Gold Members!
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