BROOKLYN - Ice skaters are lacing up at a new arena at Floyd Bennett Field where kids can get lessons from the pros.

The eight-week program at the NHL-size Aviator Ice Center rink pairs professionals with beginners for one-hour sessions. Parents say the indoor activity is a great way to keep their children safe from the streets. The program costs $175.

Professional events will also be held at the rink, which is open year-round. Admission for public skating costs up to $8.

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