Per New York State Guidelines in the wake of COVID-19, we are currently not offering this activity. Updates will be posted here as soon as we have additional information.
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THE ZAMBONI EXPERIENCE
Have you always dreamed of driving the Zamboni? Well this is your chance!
The Zamboni Experience at Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex is a crash course in all things Zamboni, which includes an opportunity to take one for a spin on the ice. This 2-hour class is designed for adults (18 years and older) with a valid drivers license to learn all about one of the most popular machines in the World, including how they operate, and how to drive them. The Zamboni Experience includes classroom instruction, in-rink instruction, and covers the following;
History of the Zamboni
How the Zamboni works
An opportunity to drive the Zamboni on ice
Each session of the Zamboni Experience offers three class options, each two hours in length, and with limited spaces available. Class format consists of one hour of classroom time (off-ice), followed by one hour of on-ice learning/experience. Each participant receives approximately ten minutes of individual drive time during the on-ice portion of the program. Space is limited for all sessions/classes. so be sure to register early to reserve a spot in your desired session and/or class.
NOVEMBER 9th, 2019 CLASS A: Class Full - Now Closed CLASS B:Class Full - Now Closed CLASS C: Class Full - Now Closed
JANUARY 11th, 2020 CLASS A: 11:30am to 1:30pm CLASS B: 12:30pm to 2:30pm CLASS C: 1:30pm to 3:30pm
FEBRUARY 8th, 2020 CLASS A: 11:30am to 1:30pm CLASS B: 12:30pm to 2:30pm CLASS C: 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Private Zamboni Experience bookings are available for single individuals, small groups, corporate events, or as an add-on for parties/meetings taking place at the Iceplex. Contact the Program Director directly for additional information.