School Excursions

More than just ice skating

A casual visit? Something more structured? What type of visit suits your class?

We are pleased to offer a multitude of activities for schools at Cockburn Ice Arena. From one-off ice skating visits to full terms of lessons with qualified coaches and everything in between, we are definitely a unique destination for schools!

From as little as $11 per person, including skate hire, an ice skating excursion is a healthy, inexpensive outing that gets the students up and about. One teacher per 10 students can skate for free!

Single visit options

ICE SKATING EXCURSIONS

A one off ice skating excursion is a unique reward for students and a great option for an end of term outing. More…

MATHS & SCIENCE ED-CURSIONS

Learn about the science and maths behind all things ice. Have a skate afterwards and see the theory in practice! More…

SKATING & WETLANDS EDUCATION PACKAGE

Come for a skate, then connect and interact with nature at the Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre and Native ARC at Bibra Lake. More…

STUDIO CLASSES

Try your feet at jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, ballet, yoga, Pilates or stretch classes in our dance studio overlooking Bibra Lake. More…

Term based options

WEEKLY ICE SKATING

Ice skating excursions can be a part of your weekly Physical Education/Outdoor Education repertoire. More…

WEEKLY ICE SKATING LESSONS

Learn to ice skate in a structured, term-based program run by nationally accredited ice skating coaches. More…

WEEKLY ICE HOCKEY

Learn to play ice hockey in a structured, term-based program run by nationally accredited ice hockey coaches. More…

WEEKLY STUDIO CLASSES

Jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, ballet, yoga, Pilates or stretch classes can be run weekly on their own or incorporated into an ice skating program. More…

ICE SKATING EXCURSIONS

An ice skating excursion is a unique and fun physical activity that will be entertaining and rewarding for students and teachers alike! Whether it is a one off end of term visit, or a weekly outing, there will be smiles all round as you are experiencing an activity that is out of the ordinary!

How long are the sessions?
Most schools tend to book for up to 2 hours. We don’t advise that students spend longer than 2 hours on the ice.

When can schools visit the arena?
Schools are welcome to skate any time between 10am and 3pm on weekdays. We can be flexible if other times are more suitable, and can accomodate weekend or night time bookings if required.

What should we bring?

  • Long pants are essential. Students aren’t permitted to skate in shorts.
  • Dress warmly and bring a thick pair of socks.
  • You may also want to bring gloves, a scarf, beanie or hat.
  • Helmets are available for loan, bring yours if you have one.

ICE SKATING ED-CURSIONS

If you are looking for an educational option for your school, why not consider one of our maths or science ed-cursions?

What is an ed-cursion?
An ed-cursion allows students to enjoy a day out at the arena, while also learning and putting into practise the subjects learned back in the classroom.

We are proud to offer ice skating related curriculum resources that directly align with The School Curriculum and Standards Authority, and are able to work with you to tailor your curriculum experience to your teaching style, specifications and outcome goals.

We can provide student worksheets and teacher’s notes for grades 1-6 in both Science and Mathematics.

What should we bring?

  • Students should bring their pencil case if worksheets are being filled out at the arena.
  • Dress warmly and bring a thick pair of socks.
  • You may also want to bring gloves, a scarf, beanie or hat.
  • Helmets are available for loan, bring yours if you have one.

SKATING & WETLANDS WILDLIFE EXCURSION

Come for a skate, have a bite to eat or a picnic lunch, and then learn about the flora and fauna in the spectacular Cockburn wetlands!

Make a day of it!
Visit us for a couple of hours of ice skating, have some lunch and then head down the road to Native ARC or the Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre and learn about the spectacular flora and fauna that call Bibra Lake home!

Native ARC excursions
Native ARC is a non profit Animal Rehabilitation Centre and provides a range of educational programs based around Society and Environment (humanities and social sciences) studies to primary and high schools with the sessions tailored for specific age groups. Check out Native ARC.

Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre excursions
The Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre is located amongst the beautiful surrounds of the Bibra Lake Reserve. It is surrounded by a diversity of bushland, wetlands and includes an amazing array of wildlife. The Centre programs provide a unique opportunity for students to connect and interact with nature. Check out the Cockburn Wetlands Education Centre.

STUDIO CLASSES

We have a 150m² upstairs dance studio where we can offer your students ballet, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, yoga, Pilates and stretch classes.

How long are the sessions?
A typical class time would be 45-60 minutes, however we are happy to accommodate classes for longer or shorter time periods.

Schools are welcome to use the studio any time between 9am and 3pm on weekdays.

What should we bring?

  • Loose fitting clothes and non marking shoes, preferably white soled.
  • Drink bottle.

ICE SKATING AS A SCHOOL SPORT

Ice Skating classes can be run on a weekly basis and students can be graded on their level of achievement!

How many students to a class?
An ideal class size is around 10 students, but we can accomodate up to 20 per coach. Larger school groups can have their lessons staggered or request multiple coaches.

How long are the lessons?
Class times are 30 minutes, and students can practise for the remainder of the visit. As for session times, most schools tend to book for up to 2 hours. We recommend that 2 hours should be the maximum length of time spent on the ice.

What should we bring?

  • Dress warmly and bring a thick pair of socks.
  • You may also want to bring gloves, a scarf, beanie or hat.
  • Helmets are available for loan, bring yours if you have one.

ICE HOCKEY AS A SCHOOL SPORT

In these lessons, students will learn the basics of ice hockey, such as puck and stick handling. Mini games can be arranged for small groups of students on a cordoned off section of the ice.

How long are the sessions?
Most schools tend to book for up to 2 hours. We recommend that 2 hours should be the maximum length of time spent on the ice. Schools are welcome to skate any time between 10am and 3pm on weekdays.

What should we bring?

  • Dress warmly and bring a thick pair of socks.
  • You may also want to bring gloves, a scarf, beanie or hat.
  • Helmets are available for loan, bring yours if you have one.
  • Mouthguard.

Food & drink

Frostbite Cafe at Cockburn Ice Arena

Students are welcome to purchase from the Frostbite Cafe menu throughout their excursion, or we can tailor a food and beverage package from the items listed below to suit your requirements.

Gluten free and vegetarian/vegan options are available. 

CALL US ON

08 9411 0300
to discuss your requirements

Please be sure to book your packages well in advance so we can ensure adequate food and drink is prepared for the day.

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WHERE WE ARE

401 Progress Drive
Bibra Lake WA, 6163

CONTACT US

08 9411 0300

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