Welcome to Newington Arena's website!

The COOLEST Place in Connecticut !!!!!

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Speed Skaters from Newington Arena compete at Nationals

Speedskaters trained at Newington Arena, by Elena Sklutovsky, recently competed at Nationals in Verona, WI. Several skaters received individual medals and the men's team won the 3000m Relay. Congratulations to all skaters !!!!!


Sabina meets U.S. Olympian Maame Biney                                                    

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Newington Arena, Home of Finer Edge Figure Skating Club

Newington Arena is the proud home of the Finer Edge Figure Skating Club. FEFSC is an exemplary figure skating club with international accolades. For more information about Finer Edge Figure Skating Club, please visit http://fineredgefsc.com/

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Internationally acclaimed ice dancers train at Newington Arena

Emily Monaghan and Ilias Fourati are Senior Ice Dancers representing Hungary internationally. They have competed at numerous international competitions, and are the 1st Christmas Cup silver medalists. They train at the Newington Arena with their coaches, 2006 US Winter Olympians Melissa Gregory and Denis Petukhov.

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Fall Learn to Skate

We are excited to announce our fall program of Learn to Skate USA classes at the Newington Arena (300 Alumni Rd in Newington, CT). The 8-week session will start on Friday September 6, 2019.

The Learn to Skate program will run September 6 – October 27, with classes being held on Fridays and Sundays. This is a structured program with a set curriculum using the Learn to Skate USA model. 

For more information and for registration, please visit:


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Newington Arena "Best of Award" for 2018

Newington Arena wins Newington Chamber of Commerce "Best of Award" for Best Indoor Fun !!!!!! Thank you to Michelle Nowik and to everyone who voted.

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Newington Arena....Home of the Hartford Braillers

Newington Arena is the proud home to the Hartford Braillers. The Braillers are a visually impaired hockey team playing one of the fastest growing para-sports across North America.  As Connecticut was once home of the Hartford Whalers, it is now home of the Hartford Braillers – a blind hockey team. Team practices are held at Newington Arena. Players of any level of experience are always welcome. Check out the recent features done by Fox 61 and WFSB 3:

Braillers featured on Fox 61:


Braillers featured on WFSB 3:


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Speed Skating Returns to Newington Arena

We are extremely happy to have speed skating returning to Newington Arena this fall. Please check our schedule for speed skating sessions.

At US Speedskating, from pond to podium, we envision a sport where all ages can experience the thrill of speed and the camaraderie of the skating community.  Speedskating is the fastest human-powered sport in the world. To date, US Speedskating has won 88 Olympic medals, making it the most successful winter sport in the U.S. 
Speedskating practice(short track) in Newington will be focused on developing skating skills, understanding strategy and tactics of the sport. Short track Speedskating is often referred to as NASCAR on ice. 
In order to safely participate in our session, every individual will need the following equipment:
skates, helmet, knee pads, gloves, long sleeve shirt, and long pants.
Our Coach, Elena Sklutovsky, is a level 3 USS certified Coach with more then 10 years of experience. She has a long record of developing many National and International level competitors. 

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Newington Arena Holiday Ice Show

The Newington Arena Holiday Ice Show was a huge success with over 40 performances. Thank you to Michelle Nowick for coordinating the event and Brittany Schon and the many coaches who contributed to the show. Great job by all performers !!!!

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Congratulations Nick Bonino & Ron Hainsey Stanley Cup Champions

Newington Arena athletes and Connecticut natives Nick Bonino & Ron Hainsey will be having their names etched on the Stanley Cup!  Nick, Ron and their fellow Pittsburgh Penguins teammates are the 2017 Stanley Cup Champions!

Newington Arena is the proud training home to both Ron and Nick in the off-season.

Both athletes have done their off-ice training at Pete Asadourian’s Future Fitness Sport Specific Training facility for years as well as regulars in the College-Pro Hockey camp that runs every August at Newington Arena.

Congratulations to Nick and Ron on a great season and an amazing playoff run.

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Daily Public Skating, Pick-Up Hockey, Hockey Skills

Check out our schedule for daily public skating sessions, pick-up hockey sessions (formerly stick time), and hockey skills sessions (formerly open hockey).

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Friday Pick-Up Hockey Special.....$10.00

Join us on Friday's from 12pm-1:20pm for our Friday Pick-Up Hockey Special. Only $10.00.  Full equipment is required and you must be 16 or older to participate in this pick-up game. Goalies play for free.......if you bring a goalie, you also skate for free.

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LiveBarn at Newington Arena

Newington Arena is the 1st in the STATE! LiveBarn is here

Now your family and friends that can not attend the game will be able to watch live or replay later. The Live Barn streaming video is the result of the recent installation of a state of the art technology video system.  The multi camera system follows the flow of a game like a television broadcast and can be played anywhere on your computers or mobile devices.

To get a free trial and a 10% discount use promo code 7e75-b595 when you go to livebarn.com Its easy and the memories of the games can now be shared by all.

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