Starting date changed for Learn to Skate classes at Trine

ANGOLA - (07/19/2017) The starting date for Learn to Skate classes at Trine University has been moved to Sept. 5.

The classes will be held in the new Thunder Ice Arena and will be offered in eight-week sessions on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Classes will be available for levels from beginner through basic skills, and also for hockey skating and powerskating.

Membership in Learn to Skate USA and rental skates are included in the $92 class fee. Discounts are available for YMCA members.

Hockey league play for boys and girls will begin in October. Cost is $295 per season for U6 and U8, $354 per season for U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18, and $175 once per week for high school club and recreational teams. Discounts are available for members of the YMCA.

To register for Learn to Skate or for hockey leagues, or for more information, contact Amy Alt, Trine University youth hockey program director, at (260) 665-4325 or, or visit

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Trine University, an internationally recognized, private, co-educational, residential institution, offers associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in the Allen School of Engineering & Technology, Ketner School of Business, College of Graduate and Professional Studies, Franks School of Education, Jannen School of Arts & Sciences and Rinker-Ross School of Health Sciences. Trine is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and offers 23 varsity sports (introducing men's and women's ice hockey, bowling, esports and women's triathlon in fall 2017). Its golf program includes the university-owned 18-hole championship Zollner Golf Course. Founded in 1884 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (, Trine operates a 450-acre main campus in Angola, Indiana, and education resource centers throughout Indiana and Michigan.