Itty Bitty Public Skating @ Leddy Park Arena
Ages: 0 - 10
Cost: $8.00 per family per visit | skate rentals are $1/pair.
Parking: Yes - free
Itty Bitty Public Skating provides an introduction to ice skating for preschool children and their parents/caregivers. An instructor is on the ice to offer support and to lead activities. Younger siblings may be pulled in your plastic sled or parked in their stroller on the ice for this program. Carrying children in arms, slings or packs is not allowed. No registration required and families are welcome to arrive at any time during the session.
- Program is Mondays and Thursdays from 10 - 11:30am
- NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED - THIS IS A DROP-IN PROGRAM!
Reviewed on 01/16/2014
Such a great program for kids! I've been bringing my kids for a few years and they really love it... great morning activity if you're looking for something to do with younger kids. And being able to bring them onto the ice in a stroller or sled is really helpful. But if you'd rather stay off the ice with the very little ones, there are helpers on the ice who guide games and other fun activities for your kiddos who do want to skate.
Reviewed on 11/19/2013
We brought our 2 year old son for the first time today and will not go back. I thought this was going to be an open skate, only difference being that it is limited to toddlers and parents but it was too structured for our liking. The teacher was very overpowering and kept trying to help my husband and I help our son even when our son kept saying no. If there was no "teacher," I would score it higher because the price is awesome and it is...more
Reviewed on 01/24/2013
We brought our 2 year old ice skating here for the first time and everyone was extremely helpful. They even had milk crates for adults who were learning! We will definitely be back.
Reviewed on 02/14/2011
went today with my 4 1/2 and 2 1/2 year old, neither having been on skates ever- it went surprisingly well!
they have rentals for a dollar and had the kids picking up little toys and balls all over the rink and putting them in buckets that were placed on their milk crates. When they had a full bucket they could give it to the instructor and she would do a fancy spinning thing and scatter the toys again.
Simple, but fun and...more
Reviewed on 03/01/2010
This is a great, money-friendly activity for all preschool kids.
The kids use doubled-up milk crates to hold their balance until they are confident enough to venture without them. The kids use buckets to collect toys and balls that are strewn on the ice, all the while developing balance as they bend over to pick them up.
We have been to this almost a dozen times and my 3 yo still has a great time. My 8 month old enjoys...more
Reviewed on 03/01/2010
This is a wonderful activity for little ones! The staff are all very friendly and helpful. My daughter has loved going and learning to skate and have fun and play games at the same time.