January is National Skating Month!

Woodbury residents don’t have to travel far to hit the ice! Waterbury Skating Center located in Waterbury offers a host of public skating opportunities.

According U.S. Figure Skating, the national governing body for the sport of figure skating in the United States, National Skating Month is an opportunity for local rinks, member clubs and programs to celebrate skating, invite new families to try ice skating by offering free lessons, conduct skating demonstrations and promote skating with your local media outlets.

For budding skaters, U.S. Figure Skating has a host of great skating information about ways to get started, suggestions on what to wear, how to fit and lace skates properly and some easy tips for your first steps on the ice.

The Waterbury Skating Center is located at 60 Harvester Road, Waterbury. You can find more information on http://www.rollermagicct.com/, or by calling (203) 574-2118.

Experts at Health Fitness Revolution say that ice skating has many health benefits including improving balance, flexibility, endurance and strength, as well as overall mental and physical health.


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