LEARN TO SKATE USA GROUP CLASSES
Group Learn to Skate Classes are going strong! We are excited to have you back and want you to know about all the safety and health precautions that are now in effect. Everyone entering the arena must wear a mask or face covering and practice social distancing inside the arena. Please click on the button on the upper right to learn more!
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THE "COOLEST" CLASS IN TOWN!
The only ice arena in Miami/Dade County and the largest Learn to Skate Program in Florida!
Our Skating Academy is taught by experts and we utilize the Learn to Skate USA Program. The Learn to Skate USA program will help you learn all the fundamentals of ice skating — it's simply the best way to take to the ice. The Learn to Skate USA program is designed by U.S. Figure Skating and USA Hockey to be the best beginning ice skating program that is fun, challenging and rewarding.
The curriculum is designed to keep boys, girls and adults enthusiastic about learning from the time they begin lessons until the time they reach their goals. Whether your goal is to achieve Olympic fame or simply enjoy the recreational benefits of skating, Learn to Skate USA is for you! The entire Learn to Skate USA program has special classes for many facets of skating including free skate, pairs, synchronized skating, choreography (Artistry in Motion) and hockey.
Our program is designed to be super flexible with busy families in mind! In other words, you get eight classes (not eight weeks) when you purchase a group class punch card which can be used on any day that your level is offered. Most skaters opt to take one class per week, but you can skip a week or even take multiple classes per week. It's all up to you and how fast you would like to progress. Please note that you can start at any time. Our Snowplow Sam (Tots), Basic 1 and Adult classes have an open enrollment policy and are designed to accept new students each week.
How to get started? Enroll online , stop by the arena or call the Skating Academy Office at 305-386-8288. Students may enroll anytime during opening hours! You may also email Skating Program Director Kent Johnson for additional information.
Learn to Skate USA Class Schedule
Start at any time! New beginners will start at the Snowplow Sam Level (age 3-5), Basic 1 (age 5+) or Adults (18+)
Day Time Classes
Wed 6:15pm to 6:45pm Basic 5 to Jump & Spin (FS-2)
Wed 6:45pm to 7:15pm Stroking Class
Thu 6:30pm to 7:00pm Snowplow Sam (Tots), Basic 1 to 4 & Adults
Sat 9:00am to 9:30am Basic 5 & 6, Jump & Spin (Pre Freeskate, FS 1 & 2)
Sat 9:30am to 10:00am Snowplow Sam (Tots), Basic 1 & 2, Basic 3 & 4
Sat 12:15pm to 12:45pm Snowplow Sam (Tots) Basic 1 to 4 & Adults
Sun 12:15pm to 12:45pm Snowplow Sam (Tots) Basic 1 to 4 & Adults
Register In Person or Call 305-386-8288 to enroll!
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Our Learn to Skate USA Classes include:
Eight 30 min. Group Classes for $130*
Eight free practices on Public Sessions following class
"Cool" Skate School Fun!
Testing - *Conducted regularly by your class instructor.
Special Events (Members may compete in the Compete USA South Florida Basic Skills Series and other Learn to Skate USA Competitions)
*Plus $20 Annual Learn to Skate USA Membership Registration Fee (July 1st to July 1st) Also enables skaters to participate in Learn to Skate USA Competitions and our annual ice shows.
Skate Rental is $3.00
*Skaters may require more than one semester to complete a class level.
* Please note that your Skate School Punch Card is like "Money"! It cannot be replaced if you lose it. If you forget your card you may still take a class by purchasing an additional "walk-on" class. The Walk-on Class is $20 and includes rental skates.
* Wednesday evening classes do not have a public session but include a Stroking & Conditioning Class
* Kendall Ice Arena is not responsible for personal items that may be lost or stolen. Private lockers are available for your protection.
•Helmets are a good idea for new beginners (bicycle helmets are acceptable, aerodynamic models not recommended)
Face Masks are required for all group class students. Face masks are optional for very young skaters.
Warm-up suit and warm sweater
Light to medium weight socks (1 pair only)
Long sleeves and long pants
*Jeans are not recommended as they are cold and restrictive. Shorts are not permitted. Skates, helmets, and gloves may be purchased in the Kendall Ice Arena Pro Shop.
Rink Temperature averages 52 to 62 degrees Fahrenhei
INTERESTED IN COMPETITION?
Once you have started classes you can start Compete USA competitions. Kendall Ice Arena hosts one of the Compete USA South Florida Basic Skills Series! Click on the logo on the right for complete information!
If you would like to progress through the levels a little faster or if you are stuck on a certain level, consider a private lesson or two! Speak to your group class instructor or call the Skate School Office at 305-386-8288.