New dates for Learn to Skate

Published 9:34 am Saturday, March 2, 2019

Do you have a child age 3 to 10 that wants to learn how to skate.

We are offering more dates for the Learn to Skate program from 5:30-6:15 p.m. March 6, 13, 27 at Riverside Arena.

This class is for the beginner skater. Participants will learn the basics of skating, however, they will fall down so we recommend that elbow pads and shin pads be worn.  Helmets are required at all times.

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A parent or guardian 16 years and up may accompany a participant at no charge. If skates are needed you may rent a pair for $1. Helmets are also available to rent.  Register online at Cost is $25 and deadline is March 5.

Sweets Cup

The 2019 3 on 3-on-3 Sweets Cup Competition will be at Riverside Arena on March 12, 26, April 2, 9, 16 and 23.

Youth Hockey groups include Mites/10U girls, Squirt/12U girls, Peewee/14U girls, Bantam/16U girls. Each division plays five one-hour games followed by a one-night skills competition to win the Sweets Cup. Cost is $40 per player with time set aside between 6-9 p.m., start times will vary.

Register online of the city website at

Learn to Play Hockey

The next session of Learn to Play Hockey  is scheduled for April 10, 17, 24 and May 1.

This class is geared for those 3 to 8-years-old and is held from 6-6:45 p.m. at Riverside Arena from 6 to 6:45 PM and costs $25.

Equipment can be leased with a cash deposit of $75. Supplies are limited and you must supply your own mouth guard. Please call Riley at 1-507-433-1881 if you have any questions.

Home Show

The Austin Home and Vacation Show, hosted by Power 96, will be at Packer Arena on March 15, 16 and 17. Free admission and lots of cool things to check out.

Riverside Arena

The Austin Bruins play tonight and March 8. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m.

Public Skates: 3-4:30 p.m., today; 12:30-2 p.m., March 9; 6-8 p.m., March 15; 3:15-4:45 p.m., March 16; 2:45-4:45 p.m., March 17; 5:45-7:30 p.m., March 21; 5:45-7:30 p.m., March 22; 1:30-3:30 p.m., March 23.

Stick Time: 1:45-2:45 p.m., today; 4:45-5:45 p.m., March 15; 2-3 p.m., March 16; 1:30-2:30 p.m., March 17; 4:30-5:30 p.m., March 21; 4:30-5:30 p.m. March 22.