Get started ice skating.
With a little determination, knowing the right techniques and a little practice, learning how to ice skate can be easy and a lot of fun. Whether your goal is to skate backward, spin really fast, score a goal or win a race, we have the know-how to help. Remember, just like you, every champion had to begin with a few easy lessons!
Start your ice skating journey!
Step 1: Find the ice skating class that's right for you or your child. Learn more about the levels and curriculum here.
Step 2: Find a Learn to Skate USA program near you using the program finder.
Step 3: Register with Learn to Skate USA, sign up for lessons and enjoy the benefits! Learn more about membership benefits here.
Some programs include membership in their registration fees and some require you to register directly with Learn to Skate USA. Connect with your local program to learn the method that applies to you!
Have fun and be safe!
The sport of ice skating can be enjoyed in many ways. Regardless of how you decide to enjoy ice skating, always show courtesy toward others. Skating is best enjoyed when it is done safely. Below are tips and simple rules that will allow you to have the best possible experience on ice!
Fun & Games
Show off your creative spirit! Let all of the fun you are having at the rink inspire your inner artist.
Download and print our unique activity pages below and get started right away.
Members of Learn to Skate USA get exclusive access to monthly challenges and fun activities like the Skate a Marathon tracker linked below. Join us as a member to unlock the remaining challenges!
Members of Learn to Skate USA receive a complimentary copy of Learn to Skate USA The Magazine. Fun skating-themed puzzles are included in every issue. Answers from the most recent issue are below.