Our Learn to Skate program is taught by experts utilizing the Learn To Skate USA Basic Skills Program. The Basic Skills program is designed by Learn To Skate USA in cooperation with U.S. Figure Skating , USA Hockey, and US Speed Skating to be the best beginning ice skating program that is fun, challenging and rewarding. It will help you learn the fundamentals of figure skating, speed skating and/or hockey skating — it's simply the best way to take to the ice.
Our Learn-To-Skate program offers 5 or 6-week sessions. Registrations include a class at the same time of day on the same day of the week for all 5 or 6 classes in the session*. Some skaters take one class per week, and some take two classes per week. Upcoming class times and dates include:
Upcoming Class Dates:
Winter 2 Session 2017
There are no classes Tuesday March 21st and Saturday March 25 due to Spring Break
Spring Session 2017
Summer 1 Session 2017
There will be no classes Tuesday July 4th and Saturday July 8th due to Independence Day
Summer 2 Session 2017
Make-up classes may occur, however only within the current class session and only when arranged with the Skating Director prior to any make-up classes.
Other things to remember:
Costs & Fees
6 Week sessions: $80 ($70 early bird rate), includes:
5 Week sessions: $68 ($58 early bird rate), includes:
Annual Registration Fee: $15, required, covers the cost of a US Figure Skating Basic Skills Member, records book, badges for all levels passed. Membership year runs July1-June 30. (June registrations will be applied to both the current and the following membership year.)
Early Bird Rate: Register and purchase your classes by the following deadlines and receive $10 off!:
Family Discount: Receive 10% off regular or early bird class rates for each additional family member from the same household participating in our Learn-TO-Skate programs.
Multi-class discount: Register for two or three classes per week, and receive the 2nd and/or 3rd weekly class at 50% off our regular rate!
Military Discount: Military families will receive 10% off any regular rate Learn-To-Skate class, military ID required.
For information on our Skating Academy Programs or to enroll in classes, please call the arena at 316-337-9199.
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Skates and gloves may be purchased the Wichita Ice Center Pro Shop. Rink temperature averages 45°to 60° year round.
* Wichita Ice Center is not responsible for personal items that may be lost or stolen. Private lockers are available for your protection.
Looking to enhance your learning experience? Sign up to schedule private lessons with one of our expert coaches. These introductory private lessons are offered at a discount off our regular prices, and are a great way to help your skater focus and work on skills that are more difficult to achieve and enhances the skills the already know. It also gives the skater a more structured, yet fun, additional practice time.
Packages of 3 and 6 half-hour lessons are available. Cost is $70 for three private lessons, and $135 for six private lessons, and each lesson includes one hour of skating academy freestyle ice time.
Call our office at 316-337-9199 and approach any of our Group Class instructors to book private lessons at our intro to private lesson discounted rate!**
**Skaters are eligible if they have not taken private lessons at our regular rates in the last 6 months.