Learn to Skate

Spring Series:

Starts April 11, 2021

Snowplow Sam (ages 4-5), Basic 1-4 

Sundays 4:30-5:30pm

Figure Skating Basic 5-6, Pre-Free Skate & Free Skate 1-6 

Sundays 4:30-5:30pm

Artistry in Motion Pre-Free Skate & Free Skate 1-6

Sundays 5:30-6:15pm

COST: $125 | residents; $140 | non-residents

Lesson Details

Classes follow Learn to Skate USA curriculum and are divided by skill level and age.

Levels range from beginner through advanced for skaters age 4 through Adult. Learn To Skate USA follows a progression of skills curriculum. 

Each 6-week session registration fee includes:

  • 30-45 min (depending on level) class once a week; rental skates are FREE when you come for your class

  • LTS practice card with 6 FREE admissions to public ice skating during your session dates (you pay just $3 for skate rental)

  • FREE member patch and year patch and you receive a FREE patch for each level you pass

  • A written evaluation at end of each 6-week session

Class Prerequisite: All skaters must be at least 4 years old, be able to stand & walk in skates without assistance and attend class independently of a parent present. Please submit birth date and an email address on the registration form. 

Makeup Classes: Offered at the discretion of the Skating Director; depending on class size and level availability.


Class Descriptions

Find your Learn to Skate Level

Snowplow Sam

Tots (age 4-5) venture out with their peers to learn a progression of basic skills in three specially-designed levels: Snow Plow Sam 1, 2 and 3. Snow Plow Sam classes are part of  LTS Basic Skills Group Lessons.

Basic Skills for Recreational and Figure Skating

Children (age 6-12) learn a progression of basic skills to gain confidence, discipline, and knowledge in order to advance to the higher levels of ice hockey and figure skating. Levels span from Basic 1 - 8. For class fee and times click on the link for LTS Basic Skills Sessions above.

Ice Hockey Skating Skills

Learn fundamental skating skills essential to success in ice hockey.  Hockey skills class prerequisite: Skaters must have passed Snow Plow Sam 3 or Basic 1 using ice hockey skates. Hockey Skills Levels span from Hockey 1-4.

Power Skating Class for Figure and Hockey Skating

Fast paced class that will improve power and strength in forward and backward skating, transitions and turns.

Off-Ice Conditioning Class (OIC)

45 minute class of dry-land practice to help develop strength, endurance and agility as well as build muscle memory for skills that relate directly to figure skating and ice hockey. Open to skaters level B4 and above.

Advanced Level Figure Skating

Learn jumps, spins, artistic moves, and footwork through six basic free skating levels, then join the advanced JMFS freestyle/moves in the field classes to further hone your skills.

For Teens and Adults (age 13 & up) Basic Skills

Classes exclusively for teens and adults allow skaters to progress at their own pace while being challenged and motivated. Classes cover multiple levels. Follows the same curriculum as Learn to Skate Basis Skills classes.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are a great way to hone in on skills you need more help with: one-on-one with one of our certified Basic Skills Instructors provides this! Private lessons are available for both recreational and competitive skaters, youth and adults. Or, take a lesson with a friend: Semi-private lessons are an affordable way to take advantage of the benefits of private lessons. A $3.50 private lesson commission fee applies in addition to the regular admission fee for all private lessons.