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Saladino Announces Upcoming Ice Skating Sessions

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino today announced changes to the scheduled ice sessions at the Town’s Ice Skating Center, located at 1001 Stewart Avenue, in Bethpage, ahead of the upcoming Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 seasons.


“The Town’s Bethpage Ice Skating Center is a hugely popular destination for residents and ice skating enthusiast,” Supervisor Saladino said. “As the days get shorter and the cold weather approaches, the hours at the Ice Skating Center will change accordingly, and I urge residents who wish to take advantage of public skate sessions, freestyle sessions, or even our hockey program to take note so as not to miss out on some excellent time on ice.”


Scheduled ice sessions will take place as follows, effective immediately:

Public Skating Sessions– Mondays & Wednesdays 4pm-6pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-12pm, Fridays 4pm-6pm and 7pm-9pm, and Saturdays & Sundays 1pm-3pm and 3:30pm-5:30pm


Freestyle Sessions- Mondays 6:15am-8:30am, 3pm-3:45pm and 6pm-6:45pm, Tuesdays 3pm-3:45pm, Wednesdays 6:15am-8:30am (plus 10:30am-12pm only until (12/19/18), Thursdays 6:15 am-8:30am and 3:30pm-4:15pm, Fridays 6:15am-830am and 6:15pm-7pm, Saturdays 10:40am-11:25am, 11:25am-11:50am (Future Champion Clinic), Sundays 11:45am-12:30pm, 12:30pm-12:45pm (Future Champion Stroking)


Lunch Hockey Sessions (Ages 18+)- Mondays and Wednesdays 12:15pm-2:30pm


Future Rangers (10 & under)- Thursdays 5:45pm-6:50pm


Adult Hockey Skills/Instructional Clinic (Ages 18+)- Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 8:40 am-9:50am


Adult Pick-Up Hockey (Ages 18+)- Mondays 9:30pm-11pm


The Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center will be closed on November 22nd (Thanksgiving), December 25th (Christmas) and April 21st (Easter Day). For more information about the Town Ice Rink, including fees for skate rentals and sessions, visit the Town of Oyster Bay website at www.oysterbaytown.com or call 516-433-RINK (7465).


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Saladino Announces Try Hockey for Free Program

Special Event to Take Place Sunday, October 22nd at the Town’s Ice Skating Center in Bethpage


Try Hockey for Free ProgramOyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino announces that the Town, in partnership with the New York Rangers, will host a special “Try Hockey for Free Program” on Sunday, October 22nd, from 8am to 12pm, at its state-of-the-art Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center located in Bethpage Community Park, 1000 Stewart Avenue. The event allows youngsters a unique opportunity to sample the sport of ice hockey. Four morning sessions will be available. Session times are 8am to 9am, 9am to 10am, 10am to 11am and 11am to 12pm. Residents can register their child by visiting the New York Rangers website at nyrangers.com/tryhockeyforfree.


“Children, under the watchful eye of New York Rangers Hockey Development Team and Town of Oyster Bay instructors, will be provided with equipment to participate in a free clinic, introducing them to the exciting sport of ice hockey,” said Supervisor Saladino. “The session will also provide parents the opportunity to assess if the sport of ice hockey is a good fit for their youngster, without making an initial financial commitment.” As part of the program, participants will have an opportunity to meet New York Rangers’ alumni.


The “Try Hockey for Free” program is part of a nationwide effort by USA Hockey to provide children an opportunity to play hockey. Supervisor Saladino said the New York Rangers have forged a special relationship with the Town of Oyster Bay, making them a premier partner for its special outreach projects and programs.


“This is a wonderful opportunity for kids to get the chance to play the greatest game on Earth,” said Rangers legend Adam Graves. “These are kids that might not otherwise be able to experience the game of hockey. They are sure to love it and hopefully this ignites a lifelong passion for the sport.”


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