Learn To Skate

Pittsburgh Ice Arena: Learn to Skate 


* Learn to Skate USA membership 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.

2020-21 Dates:

Fall 1:

Mondays – September 14th to November 2nd (8 Weeks)

Fall 2:

Mondays – November 9th to December 21st (7 Weeks)

Saturdays – November 7th to December 19th (6 Weeks) No Class Nov 28

Winter 1:

Mondays – January 4th to February 22nd (8 Weeks)

Saturdays – January 9th to February 27th (8 Weeks)

Winter 2:

Mondays – March 1st to April 19th (8 Weeks)

Saturdays – March 6th to April 24th (8 Weeks)


Mondays – April 26th to June 21st (8 Weeks) No Class May 31st

Saturdays –  May 1st to June 26th (8 Weeks)  No Class May 29

2020 Fees:

Eight Week Sessions = $120.00

Seven Week Session = $100.00

Six Week Session = $80.00

Walk-On = $20.00

General Curriculum:

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

For More Information or Any Questions contact

Skyler Smith – skyler@pittsburghicearena.com -or- (724)-334-4423