This curriculum is the only Learn to Skate program endorsed by USA Hockey, US Speed Skating, Special Olympics, and US Figure Skating.
Classes are organized into age specific levels and designed for any beginner to acquire the necessary skills to enjoy the sport of Ice Skating for a lifetime.
Your 30 minute weekly lesson includes:
Details of what skills are taught in each class are listed below.
We want you to LOVE Ice Skating!
The curriculum is progressive beginning with level one. Please help us eliminate frustration on the first day and do not enroll in a level unless the all the skills in the previous level have been mastered.
First Day of Class Recommendations
Arrival time on the first day.
Students should arrive at least 15 minutes before class to get their skates on and prepare for class.
What to wear on the ice-
All students should wear a jacket, gloves, and warm clothes that allow them free movement on the ice.
Helmets are always recommended, especially for children six and under.
And the number one forgotten item? Socks! A thin pair that rises above the ankle is best to avoid feeling uncomfortable.
The Ashburn Ice House DOES NOT provide or rent:
helmets, jackets, gloves, or socks.
Please check out our Pro-Shop for these items.
Where to go when you get to the Ashburn Ice House-
If you are already registered for class you do not have to check in at the front desk. If you are using our rental skates you can proceed directly to skate rental counter to get your skates. Once you have your skates on, proceed to the designated rink to get your class assignments.