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Open skating and skate shop services


About Open Skating at SUNY Oswego

Open Skate sessions take place at the Marano Campus Center Arena and Convocation Center, and are managed by the SUNY Oswego Skate Shop - which operates as part of the programs and services provided by the Department of Campus Life.  The mission of the Skate Shop is to provide a safe, controlled, and enjoyable environment for members of the campus community and general public to participate in ice skating as a recreational activity.   (HOF)

Participants enter the arena through the main doors at the lower level of the Marano Campus Center

Contact Information

The SUNY Oswego Skate Shop occupies room 124 of the Marano Campus Center, which is located adjacent to the Open Skate lobby area on the lower level of the Arena and Convocation Center.  The Skate Shop can be reached by phone at (315) 312-2578 during regular operating hours (see schedule below).  Those who have questions, concerns or suggestions regarding SUNY Oswego's Open Skate program can also e-mail Tim Graber, the Skate Shop's manager, at

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News and Announcements

• (Posted 10/01/2015)  ICE SKATING LESSONS are now happening from 12:45 PM to 2:00 PM during regular Open Skate sessions on Mondays and Fridays.   These lessons are free for all participants, with no registration required.

• (Posted 09/24/2015)  ADDITIONAL OPEN SKATE sessions have been scheduled for: Thursday, 09/24; Friday, 09/25; Monday 09/28 - from 12 NOON to 2 PM.

• (Posted 08/31/2015)  Open Skate sessions scheduled for 12 NOON - 2 PM have been CANCELLED for the following dates: 09/08, 09/10, 09/11, 09/14, 09/15, 09/17, 09/18.

• (Posted 08/24/2015)  Open Skate sessions will resume on Tuesday, September 1st.  The schedule of Open Skate sessions for the Fall, 2015 semester is posted below.


Parking for the General Public

Members of the general public who are visiting the SUNY Oswego campus to attend an Open Skate session must obtain a Visitor's Parking Permit from the SUNY Oswego Parking Office.  This can be done in person, from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday - or online anytime.  (Please visit the Parking Office website for more details.)

Those who are visiting the SUNY Oswego campus to attend an Open Skate session should park in LOT E-1 (the lakeside parking lot across the road from the Marano Campus Center).  Please refer to the SUNY Oswego Parking Map to verify the location of this lot. 


Open Skate Schedules

Schedules of Open Skate sessions for the current season can be downloaded (in PDF format) by clicking the link(s) below:

Open Skate Schedule for Winter/Spring 2016

 Open Skate sessions are also listed on the Google Calendar below: