Learn to Skate

Winter + Spring Sessions

Winter: January 3 – March 25
Spring: April 4 – May 27
No classes May 2-6


About the Curriculum

The Learn to Skate USA curriculum offers something for everyone—from the first steps on the ice to mastering advanced techniques. It is recognized as the world’s best skating program and is endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey, US Speedskating, and the Special Olympics.

Snowplow Sam (ages 3-5)

These introductory classes for ages three through kindergarten help new skaters gain confidence and learn basic skills. Children will learn the ABCs of movement on ice (agility, balance, coordination, and speed). All classes are taught in a safe environment using enjoyable games to keep children entertained. Click here to view classes.

Basic Skills (ages 6+)

Basic Skills teaches first-graders and older the fundamentals of skating and provides the best foundation for figure skating, hockey, and speedskating. Skaters will progress through the six levels at their own pace, advancing after skill mastery is demonstrated. Click here to view classes.

Pre-Free Skate, Free Skate, Advanced Free Skate + Moves in the Field (ages 6+)

Each free skate level is comprised of a variety of advanced skating skills, transitions, spins, and jumps that build on the previous skill. These levels are taught in a positive and interactive group format. Instructors will focus on quality and mastery of skills.
Click here to view Pre-Free Skate, Free Skate, and Advanced Free Skate classes.
Click here to view Moves in the Field classes.


Adult Skating

No experience necessary, beginner through advanced levels welcome. Learn the basics to enjoy recreational skating or develop a solid foundation for learning more advanced skills. Click here to view classes.



Register online: Click here to view all classes.

Register by fax/email: Click here to download the registration form. Fax to (847) 501-3587 or email to ccondon@nullwinpark.org.


Class Makeup Policy

Skaters may make up one missed class per session. Approval must be obtained from the skating director (Christine Condon, ccondon@nullwinpark.org) before the make-up class.


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