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Learn to Skate Classes


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September 14 - October 24 (6-week session)

Ages 3-Adult!

  • $120 for 1 Class per Week (6 total classes)
  • $240 for 2 Classes per Week (12 total classes)
  • $180 for Small & Tall (6 total classes)

Includes 30 minutes of group instruction and 15 minutes of practice ice each week

Which Class is Right for you?

Snowplow Sam: Introductory classes divided into 4 progressive levels allowing children with no prior skating experience to build confidence while learning the basic skills of skating. Perfect for skaters ages 3-6 years. 

Basic Skills: Teaches the FUNdamentals of ice skating and provides the best foundation for figure skating, hockey and speed skating through 6 progressive levels. Perfect for skaters ages 7-13 years.

Small & Tall: The perfect class for moms and dads who want to learn to skate alongside their child! This fun class gives parents and kids the chance to learn basic skating skills while enjoying an activity together. Recommended for skaters ages 3-10.

Teens & Adults: This curriculum is designed for both beginning and experienced adult and teen skaters who wish to learn to skate for the first time or improve their skating skills. Best for skaters ages 14 years and up. 

Pre-FreeSkate - FreeSkate: Each free skate level is composed of a variety of progressive skating skills, transitions, spins and jumps — all of which build on the previous skill, providing skaters a strong foundation of all elements. Skaters must have passed Basic Skills 6 before enrolling. 

Axel Club: For skaters in FreeSkate 2 and above, this class promotes proper on- and off-ice skill development and progression to allow skaters the opportunity to achieve the Axel jump!

Questions about what class to sign up for? Contact 

Monday Classes Offered

Class 1 - 5:45 PM class time, 6:15 PM practice ice

  • Snowplow Sam 1-4 (ages 3-6 years)
  • Basic Skills 1-3

Class 2 - 6:15 PM practice ice, 6:30 PM class time

  • Small & Tall
  • Basic Skills 4-6
  • Teens & Adults (ages 14 years+)

Saturday Classes Offered

Class 1 - 9:15 AM class time, 9:45 AM practice ice

  • Snowplow Sam 1-4 (ages 3-6 years)
  • Basic Skills 1
  • Pre-Freeskate-Freeskate 6

Class 2 - 9:45 AM practice ice, 10:00 AM class time

  • Basic Skills 4-6
  • Basic Skills 2-3
  • Teens & Adults (ages 14 years+)
  • Axel Club (open to skaters in FreeSkate 2 and up) - first 2 weeks will take place off-ice

 ***Every skater is allowed ONE make-up class per 8 weeks. Please contact the  if you need to schedule a make-up class. No walk-in make-ups are allowed.


ALL NEW AND RETURNING Learn to Skate students MUST pay an annual membership fee of $35.00, which includes your Learn to Skate USA yearly membership, in addition to also being insured on the ice with us. Small & Tall Skaters: For insurance purposes, both the parent and child must have a Learn to Skate USA Membership.

 Memberships for the 2020/2021 calendar year will begin on July 1, 2020 and expire on June 30, 2021.  


Face coverings: For the health and safety of our skaters and coaches, we are requiring face coverings for all Learn to Skate participants. If you do not have a face covering, one will be provided for you at check-in. Thank you for helping keep our community healthy!

Class Sizes: Our class sizes are limited to 15 per class, with a minimum of 5. We reserve the right to cancel or combine a class due to low enrollment.

Location: Classes are held at the SCHEELS IcePlex, 4300 N. Bobhalla Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57107 (Sanford Sports Complex)

Skate Rental: Rental skates are available at the IcePlex office for FREE during class times only. 

Helmets are required for ALL Snowplow Sam classes. Skaters are required to bring their own helmets.  

Refunds: All registration and processing fees are non-refundable except in cases where Sioux Falls Figure Skating Club cancels classes. Exceptions in extreme circumstances may be granted by the Board of Directors on a case-by-case basis.

REGISTER NOW: Learn To Skate Registration Form