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Centennial Ice Skating

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Centennial Indoor Ice Rinks
2300 Old Glenview Road
847/256-9666

Welcome to Centennial Ice Rinks, the ISI National award-winning facility in management and ice-skating programs. Name the #1 Ice Rink by the readers of North Shore Magazine.

34th Season

  • ISI class programs instructing over 3,000 skaters a year
  • ISI hockey class programs instructing over 500 skaters a year
  • Home of the Skokie Valley Skating Club
  • Member of the United States Figure Skating Association
  • Wilmette Hockey Association
  • Loyola Academy Hockey Club
  • Annual Spring Ice Show
Special Events
  • Loyola Academy Thanksgiving High School Hockey Invitational Tournament
  • Skokie Valley Dance Weekend
  • Summer Figure Skating Camp
  • Summer Blackhawk Hockey Camp
  • TGIF Skate Specials

2008-2009 Class Schedule
For information regarding lessons in figure skating and hockey please contact the Ice Rinks at 847-256-9666.

Ice Rink Staff
Manager: Terry Juliar
Assistant Managers: Brian Udany & David Johnson
Skating Program Director: Vickie Tassone
Skating Program Coordinator: Cydele Fadeeva
Administrative Assistants: Ann Olson
Maintenance Supervisor: Mark Sak


 
Public Skating Schedule
Through June 14, 2009
 
Monday 10:00- 11:30 am | 4:00 - 5:15 pm
Tuesday 10:00- 11:30 am | 7:30 - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00- 11:30 am | 4:00 - 5:15 pm
Thursday 10:00- 11:30 am
Friday 10:00- 11:30 am | 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Saturday 1:00- 2:30 pm | *7:00 - 9:00 pm
Sunday 1:00- 2:30 pm
*Studio Rink
Special events may make it necessary to cancel or move public skating to the Studio Rink.

 

Daily Admission Student Adult
All Sessions (excluding Friday) $6.50 $7.50
Friday Night Skate $7.50 $7.50
Children 5 years and under $3.50  
Skate Rental $3.75 (Public skate) $3.25 (Lessons)

Season Skating Passes - (half season rates)  
Valid through August 23, 2009
 
Resident Non-resident
Individual Pass $38 $54
2 Person Family $58 $82
3 Person Family $60 $91
4 Person Family $66 $100
Each Additional $6 $9
Senior Citizen $22 N/A
In-Home Childcare Provider $49 N/A

A Family is considered to consist of up to two adults and dependent
children through the age of 23 who reside at the same address.

Centennial Ice Rinks Season Pass 2008-2009:
Centennial Ice Rinks has linked its season pass to the photo ID card currently used as a season pass for Centennial Family Aquatic Center. The same photo ID card is also used as a membership card to Wilmette Tennis Club, Wilmette Golf Club or the Center Fitness Club. If you already hold an Aquatics Center season pass or membership to one or more of these facilities there is no need to get a new photo ID card. Simply fill out the application form for a Centennial Ice Rinks Season Pass and upon verification of your application and payment of fees your card will be ready to use at the Ice Rinks. Season Pass application forms are available at the Wilmette Park District Administrative Office, Community Recreation Center and Centennial Recreation Complex office.

Season Pass Guidelines

  • Centennial Ice Rinks season passes are Photo ID cards which are renewable from season to season. The photo ID cards are to be used only by the person to whom they are issued and are not transferable.
  • All family members age 2 and older by January 2009, must have their own photo ID pass or pay a daily fee to skate at the Ice Rinks.
  • Wilmette resident senior citizens 65 and older, with proper identification (i.e., driver's license, state-issued ID, passport), applying in person, receive a 50% discount off the price of a season pass for ice skating.
  • The replacement fee for lost or damaged photo ID passes is $5.
  • In-Home Child Care Provider passes from the 2008 swimming season are not valid for the Ice Rinks. Child care providers must apply in person with a letter from their employer to prove employment before they can purchase a 2008-2009 Ice Rinks season pass. Note: In-Home Child Care Providers may not be counted as a family member on a family pass.
  • Application forms for Centennial Ice Rinks Photo ID Season Passes are available at the Wilmette Park District Administrative Office, Community Recreation Center and Centennial Recreation Complex office.
  • Season pass refunds are not given for any reason after the season begins.

To Apply for a NEW Centennial Ice Rinks Photo ID Pass:
 

  • Submit an application form and all appropriate fees for your photo ID season pass. In a few days you will receive a postcard letting you know we are ready to take your picture.
  • ID photos are taken at Centennial Recreation Complex during regular business hours and at designated times during evening and weekend public skating sessions.
Proof of Residency Requirements:
When applying for season passes, club memberships, or registering for a class you will be asked for identification and proof of residency by showing either a current drivers license or State of Illinois ID. If you do not have one of these documents you will need to show another photo ID along with one of the following items displaying a Wilmette address:
  • Voter's registration card
  • Utility bill with owner's name
  • Current automobile registration with owner's name
  • Copy of a real estate contract stating a closing date

Skate Rental Shop
Quality hockey and figure skates are available in children's size 8 through adults' size 12 during public skating and lessons. Skate Rental fees: $3.75 for public skating, $3.25 for lessons.

Skate Sharpening
$9.50 While You Wait | $7.25 Overnight
Skate sharpening available by the Dupliskate Automatic Skate Sharpener. Features include: Automatic Pass Control, High Edge Control, Pre-Set Hollow Grinds, Custom Radius Profiling, Adjustable Spring Tension, and Superior Control, so less blade is removed during sharpening. Call Centennial Ice Rinks, 847/256-9666, for more specific information.

Guide to Centennial Ice Rinks
A complete guidebook for Centennial Ice Rinks entitled On the Cutting Edge is available in the Ice Rink Office. This informative handbook answers pertinent questions you may have about our programs and policies at Centennial along with helpful tips such as how to properly fit and lace your skates.

Concession Stand
The concession stand serves a variety of refreshments during skating lessons, public skating sessions, scheduled hockey games and private ice rentals.


Rentals:

Rent-a-Rink at Centennial for broomball, hockey and other skating party events. Ice is available on a limited basis. If the date and time you wish is previously booked, we suggest a party during one of our public skating sessions in conjunction with a Multi-Purpose Party Room rental. Call 847/256-9666 for more information or ask at the Ice Rink office.

Main Rink: $335 per hour

Studio Rink:
Skating Party - $140 per hour for 1-40 participants; additional $1.50 per person for 41-60 participants; skate rental special rate of $3.25.
Broomball - $160 per hour (STUDIO RINK) OR $325 per hour (MAIN RINK), equipment included. This is a fun, action-packed game for both children and adults, played on rough ice while wearing sneakers, rubber-soled shoes or boots. It is similar to hockey using nets for goals. Additional Broomball equipment may be rented for $20/set.
Hockey (Studio Rink) - $145 per hour, goal nets included.

Rent-A-Room at Centennial for meetings, birthday parties or other special events held either in conjunction with a skating party or separately. There are two Multi-Purpose Rooms in the facility-one is located in the lower level of the Ice Rink. Attractively carpeted, paneled and mirrored with ample outlets, tables and chairs, the room is located to the right of the concession area and accommodates up to 75 people. The second room is located off the main building entrance, down the hall from Centennial Tennis. This new room is equipped with a sink and full-size refrigerator and is perfect for smaller groups of no more than 20 people. Rental rates are: $30 per hour, with skating or broomball party; $40 per hour, meeting only.

Going to the Ice Rinks?
Remember Your Pass!

Admission to the Centennial Ice Rinks is by photo ID season pass or daily fee. Everyone entering the facility must show a valid 2008-2009 season pass or pay the daily admission fee. If, for any reason, you do not have your pass, a valid photo ID with current address will be required to show proof of identity in order to verify the status of your season pass. Without proof of ID, you will be charged the regular daily fee of $6.50 for student or $7.50 for adult. Children 5 and under pay a $3.50 daily fee.
 



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