Parks & Recreation
The Kirkwood Recreation Station Ice Arena
111 South Geyer Road
Kirkwood, MO 63122 (map it)
The Kirkwood Recreation Station Ice Arena is open year-round for public skating, skating lessons, and other public activities. To be eligible for the Kirkwood resident prices listed below, you must have a Recreation Station ID Card, issued at the Community Center office. ID cards cost $5, and are valid for three years. To obtain a card come to the Community Center office during regular hours. Bring a current picture ID (MO driver’s license, etc.) showing your Kirkwood address and current utility bill, bank statement or personal property receipt for that same address.
Kirkwood Resident Youth (4-17) - $4.00
Kirkwood Resident Adult (18+) - $4.00
Kirkwood Resident Senior (65+) - $3.50
Non Resident Youth (4-17) - $5.00
Non Resident Adult (18+) - $5.00
Non Resident Senior (65+) - $4.50
Skate Rental $2.00
- Children 3 and under free with each paying adult (excludes skate rental)
- Some Session's may not include entire ice surface due to group lessons at rink ends (see Calendar below)
- Skate buckets available to children 8 and under on a first come, first serve basis
- 10 Admission punch card - $36.00 (Kirkwood Residents), $45.00 (Non Residents)
- Skate sharpening available (next business day only, after 3:00 PM) - $5.00
MONTHLY ACTIVITY CALENDAR (Public Skating Times)
April 2014 or May 2014
Click on the calendar above for Public Skating, Stick and Puck or Freestyle times. Please note that there may be some cancellations or additions due to holidays or other events. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. To download click on the logo
These sessions offer participants the opportunity to get on the ice with their own hockey stick and puck. HECC approved helmet (with cage if under 18), gloves, stick, and puck required. Hourly admission fees are $5.00 for Kirkwood Residents and $6.00 for Non Residents. Arrive early, Stick and Puck limited to the first 30 skaters. Some sessions may be canceled, check monthly calendar above for times.
Freestyle sessions offer figure skaters a chance to work on jumps, spins, and more. Hourly admission fees are $5.00 for Kirkwood Residents and $6.00 for Non Residents. Some sessions may not include entire ice surface due to group Tot Lessons at rink ends. Some sessions may be canceled, check monthly calendar above for times.
Our party room is the perfect place for birthday and holiday parties, meetings, church group events, and more. Food and beverage can be brought in when renting the party room. For additional information, click HERE. To check availability, call 314-984-6977 or email at Ken Davies.
Discounted rates for public sessions are available for groups of 10 or more. A great idea for church groups, school field trips, holiday parties, scout troops, etc. For more information call 314-984-6977/314-984-6989 or email at Ken Davies. Group arrangements must be made at least five days in advance.
Learn to skate! The Kirkwood Ice Arena offers a wide range of skating lessons for ages 4 through adult, beginner through advanced, group or private. For more information call 314-984-5950. Registration for the Spring Session, which began on Monday, March 24, is now CLOSED. Registration for the next Session, which begins on June 2, will open in May. Please check back for updates. To view the March/April registration form, including class descriptions, times, dates, and fees, please click HERE. To register on line, just visit the Parks and Recreation Home page at http://www.kirkwoodmo.org/content/City-Departments/1804/parks-recreation.aspx and follow the directions at the top of the page. Registration can also be made by visiting the Community Center office or by calling 822-5855 (during business hours). If registering by phone, all participants will need to sign a release which can be faxed (314.984.5931) or e-mailed. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. To download click on the logo
General Skating Lesson Information
- Private, semi private, or custom group classes available with Kirkwood Rink Staff - for more information please call 314-984-5950 or email Skating Director at Susie Smith.
- Make up classes will be considered for illnesses and emergencies only. Make ups must be made during same session only, with permission from the Skating Director.
- Due to the nature of this sport, we do not give refunds. All participants canceling in advance from a program voluntarily must present the request in writing and will be assessed a minimum $5.00 program charge. Participants that cancel voluntarily less than one week prior to the start of the program may only receive a partial refund.
- Classes are divided by age and/or ability and filled on a first come, first serve basis. Classes may be combined, changed, or cancelled based on registration levels.
- There will be no confirmation letters, calls, or e-mails prior to classes starting.
- All classes must be paid in full prior to first lesson. We do not pro rate for missed classes.
- Registration will close two weeks after the start of each class.
- Helmets are required for hockey classes only, highly recommended for all other classes.
2014 SUMMER CAMPS
Summer Figure Skating Camp
Kirkwood’s Figure Skating Camp offers eight weeks of skating Monday through Friday for USFS and ISI figure skating. We offer sessions for freestyle, MIF and dance. Our program includes on-ice classes for Inna Bauer, Spread Eagle, 135’s, Annie’s Edges, Moves in the Field, Power Stroking, Spins, and Dance. Our off-ice classes include Conditioning, Ballet, Artistic-Jazz and Off-ice Jump Training/Technique. Our summer camp skaters can enjoy both private lessons and classes with a custom schedule for busy skaters. Camp instructors are certified members of one or more of the following: United States Figure Skating Association, Professional Skaters Association or Ice Skating Institute. Suggested skating skill level for camp is Pre Preliminary or Freestyle 1. For more information please call Camp Director, Susie Smith at 314-984-5950.
Read Me First
#1 Summer School Waiver
#2 Camp Care Release Form
#3 Easy Registration Form
#4 Registration Form
#5 Parents Letter
#6 Event Schedule
#7 Camp Rules
#8 Before and After Care
Northern Edge Hockey Camps 2014
Hockey 101 (July 7-11):
*Designed for the less experienced players ages 12 and younger that have basic fundamental skills and skating ability.
*Fun and fast paced.
*Focus on developing all core fundamental skills and aspects of the game.
*Proper skating and stride development to achieve maximum speed and agility in both forward and backward skating.
*Stick Handling and puck control techniques that include proper hand position, hand/eye coordination, and puck protection.
*Passing development that will increase players overall ability to catch and receive passes effectively.
*Shooting techniques that include forehand and backhand shots.
HALF-DAY CAMP - 1.5 hours of ice each day plus and off-ice program that will include conditioning, video and chalk-talk, and team building exercises
Pure SK8 (July 7-11):
*Program for all players of all ages and skill levels with basic skating abilities who want to become a quicker, more agile and stronger skater.
*Curriculum to consist of: proper skate position for optimum balance and explosiveness, stride development to increase speed and quickness, edge work in order to make fast turns and transitions, and conditioning to improve leg strength and stamina.
HALF DAY CAMP
- 1.5 hours on-ice per day, plus off-ice conditioning, strength building and agility training.
For more information, or to register, visit the Northern Edge Web Site at www.northern-edge.com
Kirkwood Ice Arena can help you reach your marketing goals with this unique advertising opportunity. Click HERE for more information. Please support THESE sponsoring businesses and merchants who advertise at our rink.
The Kirkwood Youth Hockey Association offers league play for ages 4 through 16, learn to play through advanced levels. For more information visit their website at www.kyha.org.
Gateway Speed Skating Club offers speed skating opportunities for all ages. The club practices regularly at the Kirkwood Ice Arena between September and March. For more information visit their website at www.gatewayspeedskating.org.
HISTORY OF THE RINK
Click HERE for a brief history of the Kirkwood Ice Rink along with some vintage photos.
Former Kirkwood Resident, NHL Star, and current Hall of Famer talks about getting started at the Kirkwood Ice Rink (along with vintage photos).
Kirkwood Youth Hockey becomes the 11th Association in the U.S. (and first in Missouri) to receive USA Hockey Model Association status.
Adult Hockey Players use Kirkwood Ice Rink's AED to save life. Click on link below