WELCOME TO CHAPARRAL ICE

We are a family-owned business that seeks to share our passion for ice-skating with the Austin community. Our mission is to promote ice-skating by offering a fun, safe, and service-oriented destination for skaters of all levels.

DEFENDING THE BLUE LINE GRANTS TO YOUTH HOCKEY PLAYERS

DEFENDING THE BLUE LINE is a grant designed to help military families pay for their child's youth hockey fees or equipment.   Please email jess@defendingtheblueline.org if you are interested in applying.


REGISTER NOW FOR AUGUST CLASSES

Registration is now open for our August classes. Classes begin Wednesday, July 30.  Click here for more information on class levels, times, and prices. Enroll early and save!  Enroll early ONLINE and save even more!!  (Don't forget, On-Time and Online enrollment closes 24 hours before your first class! Registrations on first class day or later will be charged a late fee.) 


SPACES STILL AVAILABLE IN JULY-AUG. INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED CLASSES

Did you miss registering for the current session of classes for Basic 2 and up? We still have room for you! We'll be glad to prorate your session for the remaining weeks of our July-August classes. Please don't feel like you need to wait until September to get back on the ice. Your skater will lose lots of ground from the two-month break.


SAFETY FIRST! HELMETS REQUIRED FOR BEGINNER CLASSES

All skaters in our Beginner Learn to Skate classes must wear a helmet during class, provided by the parent/skater. 


BRIDGE to EXCELLENCE SUMMER TRAINING (BEST)

Join us for the BEST summer ever! BEST is a training experience for figure skaters Freeskate 1 and up who are ready to make the leap into competitive skating. Daily on- and off-ice classes. Daily and weekly rates. The more you skate, the more you save! Click here for more information. New this year -- online registration!


REGISTER FOR SUMMER CAMPS

Registration is now open for Chaparral's Summer Camps -- Camp Avalanche and Camp de Champs! Don't miss out on a summer full of fun, sun, and skating!  Click here for more information!  (Camp Avalanche is for ages 7 and up; Camp de Champs is for ages 6 and up.)


BLIZZARD BLITZ! ENROLLMENT NOW OPEN!

Blizzard Blitz! classes are week-long intensive Learn to Skate classes offered June-August, perfect for those who travel during the summer, or for those who want to get in a lot of skating in a short amount of time! Classes include one lesson each day, Mon.-Fri., with unlimited public session each day, too! Click here for more information!


ONLINE REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

To enroll in a class or league online, click the "Enroll Online Now" link under Quick Links.  Then click on Program Registration, then the type of enrollment you would like to do ( i.e., Learn to Skate or Hockey Classes), then "click here to register".  Available courses will be shown, but are not necessarily in alpha-numeric order. Please view the full list for the course of your choice.  Then click on the arrows next to your choice for a drop-down menu to select the session you would like to take. If you are eligible for additional discounts, they will be applied by Chaparral Ice when the order is processed and will not appear on your emailed order confirmation, but will be reflected on your credit card statement.


CHECK OUT OUR FREE "TRY ME" CLASSES

Don't know yet if classes are right for you? Try our FREE Learn to Skate class on Saturdays!  Register by 11:45 a.m. for our 12:00 noon class. Skate rental is included. Class size is limited, so arrive EARLY to sign up with the cashier! (Skaters who wish to remain on public session after the free class must purchase public session admission/skate rental.) For ages 6 and up who have never had skating lessons.  $10 private lesson available for those under 6 yrs.

SUNDAYS @ 5:15 PM for Hockey Skating Class by appointment via email (aschneider@chaparralice.com). Ages 4 and up.


CUSTOMER DISCOUNTS FOR REFERRAL PROGRAM

USA Hockey 2 x 2 Challenge.  If your child is a youth player and you recruit his friends to start playing hockey you can get $100 off your child's fees.  That's a big chunk of change.  Email Angie Vaught at  avaught@chaparralice.com for more details. 


FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER

Chaparral Ice has joined Facebook & Twitter.  Follow us on twitter at www.twitter.com/chapiceaustin.  Friend us on Facebook by searching ChapIce.  We will be using these applications to post news, new program information, schedule changes and special discounts for our friends and followers.


JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT IT WAS SAFE TO GO BACK IN THE ICE RINK ....

It's SHARK WEEK!! (cue ominous music) Join us Friday, Aug. 15, 6:30-9:30 p.m., for our Shark Week party. We'll have a costume contest (sharks, pirates, mermaids, sailors, and more are welcome), on-ice games, and an oceanful of prizes, plus enough food to fill a Great White!  Grab a "bite" and fill up on goodies from the Ice Girls Kitchen, and you'll need a bigger boat to get outta here!  Admission and skate rental $10 ($5 age 5-under).


STILL "FROZEN" AT CHAPARRAL ICE

Last Friday's Frozen Party was a smash hit, with about 500 guests enjoying the event. The popular Frozen theme encouraged so many guests to come that not everyone was able to skate that night. That's why next week, from July 28 to Aug. 1, we are allowing public session guests dressed in a Frozen costume to skate for free, AND they will receive a coupon for $2 off our Shark Week party on Friday, Aug. 15! We can't wait to see your costumes!


BACHELORS WITH BROOMS HAVE A BALL AT CHAPARRAL

What's more fun for a party than go carts and Top Golf? Broomball at Chaparral Ice, said Bob, who recently hosted a traveling bachelor party for a friend. "Everyone had a blast, and many of the guys said it was the highlight of the weekend," he said. Broomball is similar to hockey, with brooms and balls on the ice instead of sticks and pucks -- and no skating skills required! The game is played in your favorite athletic shoes! For more information on broomball or other group reservations, contact Mindy at 512-252-8500 ext. 124, mindy@chaparralice.com. Maybe you will be our next "Broom Groom!"


LEFKI TERZAKIS -- DEEPEST SYMPATHIES

Chaparral Ice extends heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Houston figure skating coach Lefki Terzakis, who passed away last week. We are grateful to have worked alongside her as we traveled the state between competitions and test sessions. The lives she touched were blessed indeed for having known her.


HEAR YE! HEAR YE!

Don't miss a single important announcement from Chaparral Ice! Want to know about upcoming special events or schedule changes? Just send your name, email address, and type of program you want to hear about (Learn to Skate, Adult Hockey, etc.) to marketing@chaparralice.com to be added to our email distribution list!


FULL GEAR REQUIRED FOR STICK & PUCK SESSIONS

Full gear is required for stick and puck sessions. Thank you!


DALLAS STARS LITTLE ROOKIES PROGRAM COMES TO AUSTIN

The Dallas STARS Mike Modano Little Rookies program has come to Austin.  Want to get your child started in hockey but not sure if they want to participate?  Little Rookies is a COMPLETELY FREE PROGRAM where your child will be able to participate in four 30 min. lessons, in full gear (supplied by the program) for a month to see if they enjoy it.  For more information, contact Angie at avaught@chaparralice.com.


PRE-REGISTRATION FOR FREESTYLES, STICK AND PUCKS AND DROP INS

Due to the high volume of users, participants are requested to pre-register for freestyles, drop-ins and stick and pucks to secure their spot on the ice.  Call 512 252 8500 x 9 to pre-register. If no one answers the phone please leave a message with your name and phone number and we can sign you up. 


SCHEDULE CHANGES & UPDATES

The weekday morning freestyle times have been changed for the remainder of July and the month of August. Starting Monday, July 21, the Monday, Wednesay, Thursday, and Friday freestyles will run 6:00-9:00 a.m.  The Tuesday morning freestyles will remain 5:00-9:00 a.m.  (These changes are not yet reflected on our online schedule pages.)  To view current ice schedule, click here

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