Posted Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
Learn to Skate at Morris Parks’ Newest Camp
Hit the ice this summer at skating camps held at William G. Mennen Sports Arena. These three camps accommodate new skaters, figure skaters and ice hockey players. For more information, please contact Mennen Sports Arena at 973.326.7651.
Learn to Skate
Children ages 4-12 have an opportunity to develop skating skills while having fun at Learn to Skate Camp at Mennen Sports Arena! No prior skating experience necessary, and youngsters with skill levels up to Basic 6 can participate in this camp.
Skaters can choose either 3 or 5-day options during the two weeks that this camp is offered. Click here to view the registration form.
The on-ice portion of the camp helps skaters develop their skills and progress to the next level. Skaters receive 2 hours of ice time, 30 minutes of group instruction, and 15 minutes of private instruction daily from one of the professional instructors. They also participate in daily off-ice training for strength, core and flexibility. Skate rentals are available for $3 per day. Optional before care and after care is available for parents whose kids need additional camp time.
Ages: 4 – 12
Dates: June 24 – 28 AND/OR July 29 – August 2. Youngsters can attend all five days or select any 3 days in a week.
Time: 10 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Cost: $210/skater per 3-day session; $275/skater per 5-day session. Discounts offered for additional family members.
Figure Skating Camp
Figure Skating Camp for intermediate thru advanced levels of skaters runs all summer at William G. Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown. Skaters can choose the number of weeks to attend, and can even order lunch. Tailor your sessions to your schedule.
Children through adults have an opportunity to develop skills and have fun!
The on-ice portion of the camp allows skaters to develop their skills and progress to the next level. Sessions include: power stroking, creative footwork, jumps, spins, moves, ice dancing, and artistry in motion. The off-ice sessions include: ballet, Pilates, strength, core and flexibility. Private lessons are encouraged and available upon request for both on and off-ice sessions. Mennen also offers specialized clinics taught by its elite coaching staff. Camp costs and times vary.
Ages: Pre-Freeskate thru Elite, Children – Adults
Camp in session: July 1 – August 23
Time: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Ice Hockey Camp
William G. Mennen Sports Arena in Morris Township presents its 44th Annual Summer Hockey School. This camp focuses on skating and fundamental hockey skills including balance, agility, and acceleration, the use of edges, puck handling, passing, and shooting. The goal of this camp is to lift the player to a more competitive level so they can have a lifetime of fun enjoying the great game of ice hockey.
What makes this Hockey Camp so special is that the coaching staff is comprised of some of the top high school and prep programs in the east. Staff includes Rich McLaughlin, head coach at Randolph High School; Brendon Herr, head coach at Chatham High School, Jennifer Perry, power skating instructor; and Mike Valvano, goalie coach.
Ages: 6 – 14
Date: July 22 – 26
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $400/camper, $195/goaltender.