Schools/Camps Skate For Fitness

Schools/Camps Skate For Fitness

Schools Skate for Fitness program offers DCPS & Public Charter School children FREE basic ice skating classes as a part of DCPS Department of Health, Physical Education & Athletics curriculum.

Why Ice Skating ?

  • Skating is a fun physical activity for children & adults
  • It will help improve coordination, balance and strengthen muscles
  • Experience a great cardiovascular workout and learn a life-long sport!
  • Students gain self-confidence and self-esteem while building healthier lifestyles!
  • Up to one class per visit (no more than 30 students) for grades 2-12
  • Ample parking for buses and shuttles

What’s included ?

  • Safety orientation & Skate lacing session
  • 25 minute skating lesson w/professional skating instructor
  • 25 minute freeskate
  • Rental skates, gloves & helmets!

Classes not in session? Don’t worry. We have a Summer Camps Skate For Fitness program as well.

Participating Camps

  • Adams Out-Of-School-Time Program

  • Aiton Elementary School Afternoon Scholars Program

  • African Heritage Summer Enrichment Program

  • Boys and Girls Clubs #11

  • Camp Happy

  • CentroNia

  • Community Child Development Center

  • Community Family Life Services

  • DC Department of Parks & Recreation – Benning Stoddert Recreation Center

  • Emory Recreation Center
  • Kenilworth Parkside Recreation Center

  • King Greenleaf Recreation Center

  • North Michigan Park Recreation Center

  • Therapeutic Recreation Center

  • Dupont Park Adventist School Summer Camp

  • First Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church Summer Camp

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  • Ketchum Elementary School Out-of-School Time Program

  • Ketchum/7th District MPD Summer Academic Camp

  • KidPower, DC

  • Love Thy Neighbor

  • Marshall Heights Community Center

  • Miner Elementary School Afternoon Scholars

  • National Center for Children and Families
  • Northeastern Presbyterian CDC

  • Our Lady Queen of Peace Summer Camp

  • Pilgrim Baptist Church CDC Summer Camp
  • Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Summer Camp

  • Progressive Sports & Entertainment Alliance

  • River Terrace Elementary School Summer Camp

  • Sistas United
  • South Washington/West of the River Family
  • Strengthening Collaborative

  • Themba Enrichment Academy Summer Camp
  • Tree of Life Public Charter School
  • UPO Youth Services – Camp Petey Green

  • Wanda’s Summer Fun Camp

  • YAP-Wellness Inc.