Learn to Skate Classes

Learn to Skate at Great Park Ice!

Great Park Ice offers a variety of group skating lessons for all ages and abilities through our Learn to Skate program! Information on our upcoming sessions and the classes we offer can be found below. 

Not sure where to start? Not a problem! Select "Where Should I Begin" below or follow the link to view our full list of class offerings. 

Current Session - Session 3: Starts May 7th-11th & Ends June 25th-29th

Upcoming Session - Session 4: July 9th-August 31st

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Learn to Skate Frequently Asked Questions

Great Park Ice has group classes for all ages and abilities. Even if you have never skated previously, there is an entry level class just perfect for you:

Ages 3-6

  • Tot (Snowplow Sam 1)
  • Parent & Me 

Ages 7-11

  • Youth Basic 1 
  • Youth Hockey 1

Ages 12-17

  • Teen Basic 1

Ages 18 & up

  • Adult Beginner (Adult 1)

Group classes are the fastest and safest way to learn and enjoy any sport or recreational activity. Skating classes at Great Park ICE include the following benefits:

  • Entertaining and fun!
  • Great source of exercise
  • Meet new friends
  • Build self-confidence and sportsmanship
  • Participate in group performances

A learn to skate session include the following:

  • One half-hour lesson per week
  • Public Session admission on the day of your class
  • Skate rental on the day of your class
  • Five additional Public Session passes (passes expire on the last day of the session)
  • Mid Series Practice Guide
  • Progress Report on the second to last class
  • Certificate of Completion on the last class

*No make ups or scheduling of makeups week 1 of class
*Makeups will be allowed only if there is room available in a class after week 1
*No makeups on evaluation week (second to last week)
*One makeup allowed per session per registration and must be made up during the session
*If skater cannot attend a makeup class, two public session passes that do not expire will be added to customer’s account (this can be done for one missed class only per registration)
*All makeups must be scheduled through our Program Office greatparkiceinfo@therinks.com 
*When checking in for your makeup, please visit Program Office desk to obtain your sticker
*Walk in makeups will not be accepted - please schedule at least 48 hours in advance

  • Early Registration - $10 off by early registration deadline
  • We recommend dressing in layers including pants that allow for movement. Bring gloves or mittens and wear thin socks that come above the ankle. Helmets are VERY STRONGLY recommended especially for beginners. A snow cap rolled up in the back will also provide extra padding. Snow pants are great for tots their first days to stay dry as they are finding their balance.

More Information

For more information, contact:

Great Park Ice Program Office
greatparkiceinfo@therinks.com
949-774-1615

Great Park Ice Skating School Lead – Jacqie Shaffer
jshaffer@therinks.com

Great Park Ice Skating Manager – Michelle Lauerman
mlauerman@therinks.com

The Rinks Figure Skating Director – Alex Chang
achang@therinks.com