Learn to Skate

Fall Session

Fall I: September 13 – October 8
Fall II: October 11 – December 17

No Class: November 22 – 26


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 classes.


Pre-Season Skating Camp

This camp is open to all skaters ages five and up who have participated in and completed one instructional skating session. Instruction will be focused around the skater’s level and will include a variety of on and off ice curriculums, such as power, moves in the field, ice dancing, choreography, music interpretation, synchronized skating, off ice jumping, conditioning, hip hop, yoga, and ballet.

Visit preseasonskating.com or email preseasonskating@nullgmail.com for more info.

IM-F8/16 – 8/209am-2pm
IIM-F 8/23 – 8/279am-2pm

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.



Residents: August 2 at 9am
Non-Residents: August 9 at 9am

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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