Learn To Skate

About Pittsburgh Ice Arena: Learn to Skate 


**New** Learn to Skate USA membership number required for registration

Click HERE to register for Learn to Skate USA membership

Class Times


6:00-6:30 pm: Instructional Class

Skaters will receive a punch card for 6 free public sessions


12:30-1:00 pm: Instructional Class*

1:00-2:50 pm *Public Session

*Public Skating Session following class is included.

2019-20 Dates

Fall 1

Mondays: September 9 – October 28

Saturdays: September 7 – October 26

Fall 2

Mondays:  November 4 – December 16

Saturdays: November 2 – December 21

Winter 1

Mondays:  January 6 – February 24

Saturdays: January 4 – March 7

Winter 2

Mondays:   March 2 – April 20

Saturdays:  March 14 – May 2


Mondays:  April 27 – June 22

(no class May 25)

Saturdays: May 9 – June 27 (7 week session)

(no class May 23)


Mondays:  July 6 – August 24


Eight Week Sessions


Seven Week Session


Basic Skills Program

Toddlers (4-6 years old)

Snowplow Sam Program

  • The Snowplow Sam levels are designed to help the preschool-age skate preliminary coordination and strength to maneuver on the ice. 
  • Click here for more information on the “Snowplow Sam” program
  • Participants must be 4 years old to take the class without an adult
  • Participants 6 years old and under MUST wear a helmet on the ice. Helmets are highly recommended at all ages.

Children/Teens (7-15 years old)

Basic Skills

The “Basic Skills” are the fundamentals of the sport. These eight levels of the program introduce the fundamental moves: 

Adult (16+ years old)

Adult Curriculum

The adult curriculum is designed for the beginner adult skater. It will promote physical fitness and improve balance and coordination while teaching proper skating techniques. Divided into six levels, adult skaters will progress at an individual rate while being challenged and motivated. This is an exciting new program for people who look at skating as an enjoyable part of a fit and healthy lifestyle.

Click here for more information on the Adult Curriculum program

Wednesday Afternoon Class

Preschool Learn to Skate

Tots Ages 3-5

This program is designed to teach children the basic fundamentals of skating through fun and games.  They will learn the proper way to fall and get back up, balance on ice, skate forward, and backward

For more information call us at 724-334-4423 or click HERE to contact us by email.

CLICK HERE to register