Ice Skating Lessons

Learn to skate, swizzle, slalom, and (perhaps most importantly) stop on skates. Our instructors will help you develop confidence as you navigate the ice. Private and group lessons are available for all Rec Well members and for their household dependents. Skate rental is included in each lesson.

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Private Lessons

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PRIVATE SKATE LESSONS

If interested in personalized, one-on-one instruction, please register through the link below. Signing up for one session includes three 30-minute lessons.

Students & Members: $70
Community: $90

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Pricing includes both ice and skate rental costs.

Group lessons

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BEGINNER 1

At this level you’ll be introduced to the basics of skating. Whether your goal is to be a figure skater, hockey player, or you’d just like to get back into skating, this level teaches you all the essential techniques. You’ll learn, with the help of an instructor, to skate forward, stop, and skate backwards along with other basic skills.

Students & Members: $45
Community: $60

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Designed for:

  • Skaters with little or no experience

Prerequisites:

  • No experience required

Class Components:

  • Forward marching
  • Falling and recovering
  • Rocking horses
  • Swizzles
  • Gliding
  • Dips
  • Stopping
  • Half-Swizzles down a line
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BEGINNER 2

In this level, you’ll expand your knowledge of what you learned in Beginner 1, further developing upon your forward-skating skills and learning new skills that require different techniques. Moving forward to backwards, one foot glides, and turns in place are elements that you’ll learn at this level.

Students & Members: $45
Community: $60

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Designed for:

  • Skaters who have skated before and they know that they can complete the different skills in Beginner 1

Prerequisites:

  • Beginner 1

Class Components:

  • One-foot glides forward
  • Slaloms
  • Two-foot turns on a line in place
  • Moving forwards to backwards and backwards to forwards
  • Backwards swizzles
  • Backwards skating
  • Forward stroking
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BEGINNER 3

The last of the Beginner levels, this level builds on previous ones and provides the last few basic elements before you branch out into figure skating or hockey. Skills like forward crossovers, backward one-foot glides and moving two-foot turns are included. After the skater completes this level, they can either move on to the hockey program, figure skating program or chose to work with one of our coaches in either private or semi-private lessons.

Students & Members: $45
Community: $60

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Designed for:

  • Skaters who have skated before and they know that they can complete the different skills in Beginner 2

Prerequisites:

  • Beginner 2

Class Components:

  • Backwards half-swizzle pumps on a circle
  • Forward chasses on a circle (both ways)
  • Forward crossovers
  • Two-foot turns moving
  • Forward crossovers
  • Backward one foot glides (both feet)
  • Forward and backward outside edges on a circle (both feet)
  • Beginning backwards crossovers
  • Forward to backwards two foot turns