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Learn to Skate

NoCo Ice Center is pleased to offer LEARN TO SKATE classes on Saturdays. It doesn't matter your age or level, we will have a class for you. For information on class times and descriptions of classes please click registration links, which are located at the bottom of this page. 

Each skater will be automatically enrolled in the US Figure Skating Membership. The Membership year goes from July 1st to June 30th. The Membership provides each student with a US Figure Skating Number, progress book to keep track of their skating, and accident insurance.



- All registrants may use the NoCo Skate Rental for free
- Recommend layered clothing like jacket, gloves, long pants
- No helmets are provided, may bring your own bicycle, ski, or hockey helmet for use
- Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your class start time

If you cancel the session, $15 is non-refundable. In addition, if a skater participates in any classes, an additional $10 will be deducted for each class attendance. All refunds will be issued as a check to the paying party.

Chris Brodzinski
Learn to Skate Director

Parent & Tot: 1 level that allow parents to introduce skating to kids ages 4 and younger to become comfortable on the ice. Parents skating in this class should be able to skate forwards and backwards comfortably on their own before they enroll. Once complete, kids advance to Snowplow Sam or Hockey.
Snowplow Sam: 3 levels to help kids develop preliminary coordination and strength necessary to maneuver on the ice. Basic skills are the focus: falling and getting up, forward and backward skating. Once complete, skaters may advance to other levels in Basic (see below). Offered to only kids ages 6 years or younger.
Basic: 8 levels teaching fundamental moves like forward and backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers, and turns. Once complete skaters  may advance to the more specialized areas of figure skating -- free skating, dance, pairs, and synchronized. Offered to kids 6 to 15 years of age.

Hockey: 4 levels that teach the fundamentals of hockey skating to kids of all ages. Full gear not necessary but helmets and sticks are required. Once complete, skaters may consider the NCYH Under 8 program.

Free Skate: 6 levels divided into four sections -- moves in the field (edges), footwork, jumps, and spins. Free skate levels are designed to give skaters a strong foundation on which to build their skills. Offered to to kids ages 6 and older.

Adult: 6 levels that promote physical fitness as well as improving balance, coordination, and proper skating techniques.



Classes offered from 11:30 to 12:00:*
Adult, Basic, and Hockey

Moving to Sundays starting Summer 3:40-4:10 pm

* Please note classes may rotate to the other half hour depending on class size. You will be notified via email before the session begins.

Classes offered from 12:00 to 12:30:*
Free Skate, Parent & Tot, and Snowplow

Moving to Sundays starting Summer 4:15-4:45 pm

* Please note classes may rotate to the other half hour depending on class size. You will be notified via email before the session begins.

5 Week Session -- $65.00

Spring #1 -- Feb 25; Mar 4; Mar 11; Mar 18; Mar 25
Spring #2 -- Apr 1; Apr 8; Apr 22; Apr 24; May 6

5 Week Session -- $65.00

Summer #1 -- Jun 11, Jun 18, Jun 25, Jul 9, Jul 16
Summer #2 -- Jul 30, Aug 6, Aug 13, Aug 27, Sep 10
Fall #1 -- Sep 24, Oct 1, Oct 15, Oct 22, Oct 29
Fall #2 -- Nov 5, Nov 12, Dec 3, Dec 10, Dec 17