MedStar Capitals Iceplex is proud to administer Learn to Skate- USA. This curriculum is the only Learn to Skate program endorsed by USA Hockey, US Speed Skating, Special Olympics, and US Figure Skating. Classes are organized into age specific levels and designed for any beginner to acquire the necessary skills to enjoy the sport of Ice Skating for a lifetime.
All four age groups lay the foundation for FUN and any other discipline within the skating community.
The 7 week Series of Lessons is BACK!
Beginning after Labor Day, the return of our traditional Learn To Skate-USA series of lessons will start! Secure your spot now by registering for the skater's specific level. Skills are listed below.
Capacity is limited, so register now to assure you get your first pick.
Classes cannot be refunded. Please email LTS@MedStarCapitalsIceplex.com with questions.
AGES 15 & up
Your success is important to us! And practice makes perfect.
Your 30 minute weekly lesson includes:
Please pre-register for Public Skate so we know you are coming! Look for your free passes on your DASH account when checking out. For Public Skate times click here.
Skating is a sport. So dress in athletic type clothing.
Flexible layers are encouraged incase you break a sweat.
An all sport compression helmet is also recommended but not required.
Don't forget gloves to not only keep your hands warm, but protect you from minor accidents.
And the number one forgotten item? Socks! A thin pair that rises above the ankle is best.
Owning your own equipment is key to faster progress. Visit our Pro-Shop for the best options for your level.
Email the Skating Department with your questions.
*Please note that classes may be combined with a level above or below periodically.