Programs for Ages 3 to Adult

Ice Skating classes offer a fun and relaxed environment for skaters of all skill levels. Enhance your level of skill, exercise and have fun!

Figure Skating

We are pleased to offer weekday and weekend figure skating sessions for more advanced skaters to practice freestyle, moves in the field and ice dance. Figure skating is available on a subscription or walk-on basis. Skaters may make arrangements for a private lesson with one of our on staff coaches. Approved coaches are welcome.

Synchronized Skating
(Connecticut Rinkettes)

The Rinks at Shelton is proud to host the Connecticut Rinkettes, a synchronized skating team which offers athletes the chance to compete with a team and learn the value of teamwork and camaraderie in a fun, nurturing environment. Teams of 8 to 20 skaters perform challenging formations and step sequences together designed for the skaters’ level.

Jody Melotto, Skating Director

Meet Jody, the Skating Director here at the SportsCenter! Jody has been coaching for over 25 years and has been with the SportsCenter for over 15 years serving as an instructor and Skating Director. Jody is a United States Figure Skating Gold Medalist and is an active member of Learn to Skate USA, US Figure Skating Association and Professional Skaters Association and is Safe Sport Certified. Jody’s love for skating is transparent; her mission is to pass on that love for skating and instill values that make an amazing athlete and an extraordinary person.

Speed Skating

The Connecticut Speedskating Club, based at The Rinks, welcomes skaters of all ages and skill levels. We group skaters by age and proficiency, ensuring a supportive environment for beginners and a challenging experience for the more skilled. Our speed skating program offers a wealth of benefits, including a free trial session, coaching from the Connecticut Speedskating Association, skill enhancement in weekly sessions, versatile cross-training opportunities, competitive events at club and regional levels, and training in both short and long-track disciplines.

For inquiries about Speedskating, visit or contact Deb Wheelock at 203-231-3085. 

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