Learn To Skate

Skating instructors and students

Learn to Skate classes provide foundation skills for both figure skaters and hockey players. Skaters move at their own rate through various levels with the opportunity to earn skills badges along the way. Classes begin with the basics of skating forward and backward then progress through stops, turns, cross-overs, etc.

Our season runs September-April with occasional summer classes. Classes usually run for four-six weeks with new classes starting about every month.

Rental skates are included. We strongly recommend that skaters wear a helmet (bike helmets are fine) and some gloves. We have a limited number of helmets available to borrow. New skaters may be more comfortable in snow pants or with knee pads and elbow pads. Hockey skaters are welcome to wear full gear. 


Learn to Skate USA Membership

Learn to Skate USA provides the curriculum used by Learn to Skate coaches.    All skaters must register for yearly membership to Learn to Skate USA  at https://www.learntoskateusa.com/prior to registering for classes.  Skater must provide Learn to Skate USA member number during registration.

Current Offerings

 Registration is now open.

Saturdays March 23-April 13
Intermediate/Advanced  - 6 and older - 1:45-2:15pm*
Adult Beginners - 18 and older -  1:45-2:15pm*
Beginner/Intermediate  - 6 and older - 2:15-2:45pm*
*Due to Hockey Tournament classes on 3/23 will start 30 minutes late
4 classes for $40 ($20 for Current UAF students and SRC members)
Tues&Thurs March 19-April 25*
Tot class 4-6 year olds 10:15am - 10:45am
Intermediate/Advanced - 6 and older - 10:15am-10:45am
Adult Beginners - 18 and older - 10:15 am-10:45 am
No class on April 23
11 classes for $110($55 for current UAF students and SRC members)
Learn to Skate is a great activity for all ages to engage in! 


Enrollment is limited to 16 students per time slot.

Student enrollment cannot be guaranteed without payment. Registration can be completed here or by calling the rink at (907)474-6888.

Send inquiries regarding Learn to Skate to:

Teresa Shannon, Learn to Skate Coordinator