The Northford Ice Pavilion is a triple Ice Rink facility in Northford, Connecticut. The rink offers Ice Hockey, Figure Skating, Public Skating, Adult Leagues, Learn To Skate, and Toddler Skating. We also offer birthday parties. The rink is host to many ho

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Learn To Skate - Register Online

Our Learn to Skate program is a great chance to get your child exposure to ice skating as they get ready for figure skating and/or hockey. Classes are offered to ages 3 and up. Adult classes are available as well. Children are placed into groups based on age and ability and will move up as the coaches see fit. After a child has mastered a level they will be tested by one of our professionals for placement.

The classes include a 25 minute group lesson as well as a 25  minute practice time. Each session runs for 7 weeks. We encourage signing up for the classes online.(This is required)

All students must be a member of Learn to Skate USA in order to participate in the classes. Members must sign up online prior to beginning classes, this is MANDATORY.

We strongly encourage new skaters in the Learn to Skate classes to wear a helmet. We recommend that you dress warm, gloves, hats, sweaters, but please refrain from snowsuits. Rental skates are available at no extra fee.

Come join us for an hour of fun! You will receive great exercise as well as skills and memories that will last you a lifetime!

Coaches are available after classes to discuss progress as well private lessons.

$185 for 7 weeks please registers online

Learn to Skate USA Registration


Snowplow Sam for Tots (Levels 1-3)

This program is open to toddlers from ages 3-5. Level 1 is for those children who have never skated before. Level 2 and 3 are for children with some experience. Each child will be placed in the appropriate level after his or her skills are evaluated by one of our instructors.


Basic Skills (Levels 1-8)

There are 8 levels in this program, and each person will be placed in the appropriate level after his or her skills are evaluated by one of our instructors.


Freeskate (Levels 1-6)

This program is for skaters who have passed Level 8 of the Basic Skills Program. Skaters in the Freeskate Program will learn at a higher level. Jumps and spins are introduced in the Freeskate Program.


Hockey (Girls/Boys)

Skaters who have successfully completed Level 1 of Basic Skills have the option of entering the Hockey Program and pursuing the Learn To Skate USA Hockey badge.


Adult Classes

Special adult "learn to skate" classes are available. These classes will include instruction for adults who have never skated before and for adults who would like to improve their skills at every level.


Private Lessons

Private or semi-private instruction is also available for an additional fee. Contact the ice rink for more information on private lessons.