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Open Skating & 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)

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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 02/26/2016)  The Open Skate session scheduled for Friday, Feb. 26th has been RE-SCHEDULED to take place from 1:15 PM to 2:45 PM.

• (Posted 02/01/2016)  REMINDER that the Open Skate session scheduled for Superbowl Sunday evening (02/07/2016) has be CANCELLED.

• (Posted 01/26/2016)  ICE SKATING LESSONS are now happening from 12:45 PM to 2:00 PM during regular Open Skate sessions on TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS.   These lessons are free for all participants, with no registration required.

• (Posted 01/26/2016)  The Open Skate session scheduled for tonight (Jan. 26th) has been CANCELLED due to the re-scheduled Men's Varsity Hockey game vs Geneseo.


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

 See Google calendar for scheduled Open Skate sessions