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Learn to Skate

Learn to Skate

The UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex is proud to host the new Learn to Skate USA, endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating, USA Hockey and US Speedskating and the Special Olympics curriculum. We will now be offering Learn to Skate, Learn to Hockey Skate, and Learn to Figure Skate. Register today for our three new sessions offered year around! 

Returning Learn to Skate participants will be appropriately placed into the correct new Learn to Skate USA class.

Classes are open to all ages starting at 3 years old. Those younger than 3 may inquire about availability.

Registration

First, become a member of Learn to Skate USA. All participants must become a member of Learn to Skate USA annually.

  • Click HERE to register for Learn to Skate USA. 
  • Follow the steps to register your child and obtain your USA member number

There is a $17.25 fee for becoming a member membership valid through June 30, 2018

Second, click HERE to register for your Learn to Skate class. 

  • All refunds will be assessed a $25 processing fee
  • After the first week of a session there will be no refunds granted
  • Refunds due to serious injury will be given with a doctor's note
  • There are no make-up classes due to vacations, weather, illness, etc.

Thursday - Fall II Session

Nov 1 - Dec 20  (7 weeks)
Registration live Sept 22

  • 4:40-5:10pm: Learn to Skate Basic Skills 1-4, Hockey 1 & 2, Adult Learn to Skate
  • 5:10 – 5:40pm: Learn to Skate Basic 1 & 2 and Learn to Hockey Skate 1-4.
  • Fee $136 (includes skate rental)
  • Class dates: November 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6, 13, 20

Thursday - Winter I Session

Jan 3 - Feb 14  (7 weeks)
Registration Live
Dec 1!

  • 4:30-5:00pm: Learn to Skate Basic Skills 1-4, Hockey 1 & 2, Adult Learn to Skate
  • 5:10-5:40pm: Learn to Skate Basic 1 & 2 and Learn to Hockey Skate 1-4.
  • Fee $136 (includes skate rental)
  • Class dates: Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14

Saturday - Fall II Session

Nov 3 - Dec 15 (6 weeks)
Registration live Sept 22

  • 8:10 - 8:40am: Learn to Skate Basic Skills 1-4, Hockey 1 & 2, Pre Free and Free Skate 1. 
  • 8:40 - 9:10am: Learn to Skate Basic 1 & 2 and Learn to Hockey Skate 1-4.
  • Fee $117 (includes skate rental)
  • Class dates: November 3, 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15

Saturday - Winter I Session

Jan 5 - Feb 16  (6 weeks)
Registration Live
Dec 1!

  • 8:00 - 8:30am: Learn to Skate Basic Skills 1-4, Hockey 1 & 2, Pre Free and Free Skate 1. 
  • 8:40 - 9:10am: Learn to Skate Basic 1 & 2 and Learn to Hockey Skate 1-4.
  • Fee $117 (includes skate rental)
  • Class dates:  Jan 5, 12, 19, Feb 2, 9, 16

Daytime Programming - Weekday Waddlers

Join us for our daytime learn to skate program. After class enjoy a healthy snack from the Training Table or watch some hockey.

Fall II Session

Registration live Sept 22!

Tuesday

Nov 6 - Dec 18 (7 weeks)

  • 12:30 - 1:00pm or 1:10 - 1:40pm
  • Fee $140  (includes skate rental)
  • Class dates: Nov 6, 13, 20, 27, Dec 4, 11, 18

Wednesday

Nov 7 - Dec 19  (7 weeks)

  • 10:00 - 10:30am or 10:35 - 11:05am
  • Fee $140 (includes skate rental)
  • Class dates: Nov 7, 14, 21, 28, Dec 5, 12, 19

Thursday

Nov 1 - Dec 20 (7 weeks)

  • 9:00 - 9:30am or 1:00 - 1:30pm
  • Fee $140 (includes skate rental)
  • Class dates: Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6, 13, 20

Winter I Session

Registration live December 1!

Tuesday

Jan 8 - Feb 12 (6 weeks)

  • 12:30 - 1:00pm or 1:10 - 1:40pm
  • Fee $120  (includes skate rental)
  • Class dates: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12

Wednesday

Jan 9 - Feb 13 (5 weeks)

  • 10:00 - 10:30am or 10:35 - 11:05am
  • Fee $100 (includes skate rental)
  • Class dates: Jan 9, 16, 23, Feb 6, 13

Thursday

Jan 10 - Feb 14 (6 weeks)

  • 9:00 - 9:30am or 1:00 - 1:30pm
  • Fee $120 (includes skate rental)
  • Class dates: Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14

It's cold on the ice, don't forget to bundle up!

We recommended the following clothing to keep your child safe and warm!

  • Hockey or bike helmet
  • Snow pants/ snow suit or swishy pants - please no jeans as they are difficult to move it.
  • Gloves
  • Jacket
  • Hockey equipment may be worn but is not required.

Learn to Hockey Skate Descriptions

Learn to Skate - Basic Descriptions

Learn to Figure Skate Descriptions


Sessions

Winter - November - December
Winter II - January - February
Spring - March - April
Spring II - May - June
Summer - July - August
Fall  - September - October 

Questions?

Contact Angela Gubala at skating@pittsburghpenguins.com with questions.