News Release - Free Ice Skating Lessons for Youth at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park Ice Rink

City of Rochester

News Release

(Friday, Jan. 3, 2020) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced today that the City of Rochester’s Department of Recreation and Youth Services, in conjunction with Learn to Skate and the Rochester Youth Sports Foundation, will offer free ice skating lessons for youth ages 4 – 15 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park Ice Rink, 353 Court St. Lessons will take place from 10 – 11:30 a.m. each Saturday beginning Jan. 18 through Feb. 22, 2020. Learn to Skate’s Mary Monell, a skating instructor for ten years, will once again offer lessons to youth. Students will take part in a 20 minute group session designed to sharpen their skating focus and provide greater balance on and off the ice. An additional 40 minute practice period will also be available to give participants an opportunity to hone their skills.

Space is limited and participants will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. To register for free lessons, call Andrea Talerico, Rink Manager, at 428-7541.


News Media: For more information, contact Press Officer Jessica Alaimo, 428-7135.