Category: Skating

Free Skating Lessons & Public Skate at Millennium Park

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Those who live in and near Chicago can ice skate for free at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink at Millennium Park. The rink is located at 201 E. Randolph St. (map). Even better, you can get free ice skating lessons, too. This is a great opportunity if you are just starting to learn.  ...

Public skate is time to fixate

Public skate is time to fixate
During a recent hockey lesson, a classmate of mine — perhaps feeling a bit defeated because he wiped out after trying to stop — skated up and asked me for some advice. “Sal, how do you practice to get better at skating?” “Go to lots of public skating sessions,” I replied. “That’s when I fixate... Read more »

So, you want to play hockey. Now try skating!

Perhaps you are inspired by the recent success of the Chicago Blackhawks this year (crazy game on Wednesday, by the way). Or maybe you’ve been thinking about this for a while like I have. But you’ve made up your mind and decided that you want to learn how to play hockey. Great! So now it’s... Read more »