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LEARN TO SKATE

All Learn to Skate sessions run for 1 hour with 30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of open, unguided practice in a sectioned off area. Sessions run for 6 weeks total. Parents are welcome to join their kids on the ice for practice time. A class schedule will be sent out before the session begins detailing which 30-minute half your lesson is on. Depending on registration, some classes may be split in half or combined. Registration fee includes rental skates and 6 weeks of lessons. Helmets are encouraged. Before you register, please look at the levels and ages to see which is the best fit. 

Members: $80
Non-Members: $120

Please Note: Due to limited ice time, we do not offer makeup classes for missed days. 

Learn to Skate USA

The Y is associated with the Learn to Skate USA movement to make our skating programs more consistent and cohesive for all ages and levels. Learn to Skate USA provides a fun and positive experience for all skaters, inspiring a lifelong love of skating. With Learn to Skate USA, the Y will teach children and adults the fundamentals of ice skating while building confidence and providing a progressive curriculum that ensures success from the first steps on the ice to mastery of advanced skills. With this affiliation, we promote the health and fitness benefits of ice skating and equip each participant with the foundation necessary to reach their goal — be it recreation or competitive in nature. 

Parent/Tot (Ages 2-4)

The Parent/Tot classes are introductory classes allowing children with no prior skating experience to build confidence while learning the basics with a parent or adult friend accompanying the skater on the ice. These classes are designed to help children four and younger develop fundamental movement skills and physical literacy. Adults must be able to skate.

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Snowplow Sam (Ages 3-6)

The Snowplow Sam levels are introductory classes divided into four progressive levels allowing children with no prior skating experience to build confidence while learning the basics. These classes are designed to help children six and younger develop the ABCs of movement: agility, balance, coordination and speed. The ABCs are essential for developing fundamental movement skills and physical literacy.

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Basic Skills (Ages 7-17)

Basic Skills teaches the fundamentals of ice skating and provides the best foundation for figure skating, hockey and speedskating. Six progressive levels introduce forward and backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers and turns. Upon completion of the Basic Skills 1-6 levels, skaters will be able to confidently advance to more specialized areas of skating. 

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Learn to Skate: Hockey (Ages 4-12)

Learn to Skate Hockey teaches the fundamentals of hockey and provides the best foundation for recreational or competitive hockey. Four progressive levels introduce forward and backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers and turns with an emphasis on hockey skating. Full gear is not required for this program, as it focuses on skating skills instead of game play. Upon completion of the Hockey 1-4 levels, skaters will be able to confidently skate on a competitive or rec team.

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Adult – Beginner to Advanced (Ages 18+)

The adult curriculum is designed for both beginning and experienced adult skaters who wish to improve their skating skills. Participation in the program will help promote physical fitness and improve balance and coordination while teaching proper skating techniques. This is an exciting program for people who look to skating as an enjoyable part of a fit and healthy lifestyle.

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Ice: Learn to Skate & Figure Skating

303-443-4474 ext. 6203
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