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Learn to Skate

It all starts with Learn to Skate!

Ice skating is a great way to stay physically fit and have fun. The Novi Ice Arena Learn to Skate Program is a great place to start for any aspiring hockey player or figure skater. The schedule includes classes for all skill levels ages 3 years old through adult.

The Learn to Skate program follows the curriculum of the U.S. Figure Skating program. Lessons are given by highly qualified professional skating instructors. Please direct all questions to Skating Director Micki Freier at (248) 347-1010 or Email.

It all starts with our Learn to Skate Program!

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Next Learn to Skate Session

Spring 1
April 11 - May 19, 2018

An Annual Learn to Skate Membership with Learn To Skate USA is MANDATORY! You MUST register at - fee is $16.00 (good for each year running July 1st - June 30th) - before registering for your class. Once done, please bring a copy of the completed form with your Learn to Skate number to our front desk (or email

2017-18 Learn to Skate Schedule

July 12 - August 23, 2017

Fall 1
September 6 - October 14, 2017

Fall 2
October 25 - December 16, 2017

Winter 1
January 10 - February 17, 2018

Winter 2
February 21 - March 31, 2018

Spring 1
April 11 - May 19, 2018

Spring 2
May 30 - July 14, 2018


Class Descriptions

·         Parent/Tot, Sam 1, Sam 2, & Sam 3
Click HERE for Full Description  
·         Basic 1 through Basic 6
Click HERE for Full Description  
·         Free Skate 1-6
Click HERE for Full Description 
·         Adult/Teen
For skaters age 13 and older. No skating experience necessary.

Class Fees

  • Fees
    • Parent/Tot & Snowplow Sam 1
      • 6 weeks: $100
    • Snowplow Sam 2-Basic 8, Hockey & Teen/Adult
      • 6 weeks: $80
    • Pre-Free Skate & Free Skate
      • 6 weeks: $150


Important Information


-        Make sure that children are dressed warmly, including a pair of gloves. Younger children may want to wear snow pants for extra warmth.
-        We strongly recommend that beginner students wear helmets. Bicycle or hockey helmets are acceptable.
-        Skate rental can either be pre-paid with class registration, or paid on a weekly basis. Skate rental is $3.00 per child per week.
-        Each class includes a half hour of instruction time and a half hour of practice time. With some classes, the practice is before class and with some classes, the practice is after class. This information can be found on the class schedule or on your child’s name tag.
-        Skaters are evaluated on the second to last week of each session. The will be given an evaluation form that recommends which class to take next.