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Learn to Skate
Allen Academy of Skating 
Allen Community Ice Rink offers a comprehensive Learn to Skate program for all ages and abilities. Group lessons are a fun way to learn skating basics or improve your skills. From tots taking their first steps to adults returning to the ice, the Allen Community Ice Rink has the right class for you. 

Registration for the Summer open April 4 and class will begin May 6.  Space is limited.

Click here to download the Allen Academy of Skating class schedule. 

Rates: 
  • 4 week semesters - $44
  • 8 week semesters - $88
  • 10 week semesters - $110

All learn to skate classes include:
  • Twenty five minutes of instruction per class
  • Free skate rental on the day of the lesson
  • Free admission to open skate on the day of the lesson
  • Additional open skate passes to be used within the semester

Class Descriptions
Intro to Skating
For the first time skaters. Learn skating basics:
  • How to fall properly
  • How to get up
  • Forward marching
  • 2 foot glides
  • 1 foot glides
  • Backward wiggles
  • Forward scooter pushes
  • 2 foot snow-plow stops

Beginning Figure Skating
  • 2 foot glides
  • 1 foot glides
  • Forward and backward swizzles
  • Forward skating
  • Snow-plow stops
  • Forward half swizzles
  • Beginning forward crossovers

Beginning Hockey Skating
Hockey skates required and available for rental.
  • 1 foot glides
  • 2 foot jumps
  • Forward and backward swizzles
  • 1 foot C-cuts
  • Forward and backward crossovers
  • Forward to backward transitions
  • Pivot turns
  • Hockey stops

Alpha
  • Forward stroking
  • Forward crossovers (left & right)
  • Backward half swizzles
  • 1 foot snow-plow stops

Beta
  • Backward stroking
  • Backward crossovers (left & right)
  • T-stops (left & right)
  • Beginning 2 foot turns
Gamma
  • Forward inside Mohawks (left & right)
  • Forward outside 3 turns (left & right)
  • Beginning forward edges
  • Hockey stops

Delta
  • Forward outside & inside edges
  • Forward inside 3 turns
  • Bunny hops
  • Lunges
  • Waltz jumps
  • 2 foot spins

Freestyle 1-2
  • Backward edges
  • Beginning ½ revolution jumps
  • Two foot and one foot spins
  • Ballet jumps
  • Beginning backward three turns

Freestyle 3-4
  • Toe loop, loop & flip jumps
  • Sit spins
  • Beginning back spins
  • Backward spirals
  • Backward outside
  • Inside three turns

Freestyle 5
  • Lutz jumps, axles & double jumps
  • All spins including camels, laybacks & back scratch spins
  • Stroking
  • Advanced edge work

Find Out More

  • Cost: $88 for eight (8) 25-minute sessions
  • Class Schedule: Tuesdays 6:45 – 7:15 p.m. | Saturdays 11 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $88 for eight (8) 25-minute sessions
  • Class Schedule: Tuesdays 6:45 – 7:15 p.m. | Saturdays 11 – 11:30 a.m.

  • Learn to Skate
    Registration opens April 4 and Summer Semester lasts from May 6-31. Space is limited!