Learn to Skate

ISCC Learn to Skate is Connecticut’s leading ice skating academy. We offer high-quality small-group skating lessons for all ages using Learn to Skate USA curriculum endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating and USA Hockey.


We teach the fundamentals of skating with a variety of safe and enjoyable instructional techniques, encouraging learning through play. The Learn to Skate Program strives to develop strong skating skills, self-confidence and encourages participation in recreational skating, hockey, and figure skating. Learn to Skate provides exercise and enjoyment for the whole family. We look forward to providing you with a fun, social, and safe environment to learn and grow.


Check us out for yourself! Explore our programs below to find the best fit for you. 

Snowplow Sam

Designed for children 3 - 6 years old to develop agility, balance, coordination, and speed; essential for developing fundamental movement skills and physical literacy. Taught in a fun, safe positive environment where learning is encouraged through play. Helmets are required for skaters under the age of 7. Bike helmets are fine.

REGISTER FOR SPRING TODAY!

Winter I:

Saturday 9:30 or 10:00 AM Jan 6 - Feb 24

Sunday 1:30 PM Jan 14 - March 3

Wednesday 6:00 or 6:25 PM Jan 10 - Feb 14

Spring 1:

Saturday 9:30 or 10:00 AM Mar 9 - Apr 13

Sunday 1:30 PM Mar 10 - Apr 21

Wednesday 6:00 or 6:25 PM Feb 21 - Mar 27

Basic Skills

For beginner through mid-level skaters ages 6 through 16. Basic Skills focuses on the FUNdamentals of skating, to help skaters build confidence and learn coordination on the ice in a positive, fun, and social environment. Adults who cannot attend the Saturday Adult Skating Academy class may attend the Basic Skills classes. Helmets are required for skaters under the age of 7. Bike helmets are fine.

REGISTER FOR SPRING TODAY!

Winter I

Saturday 9:30 AM Jan 6 - Feb 24

Sunday 2:00 PM Jan 14 - March 3

Wednesday 6:00 PM Jan 10 - Feb 14

Spring I

Saturday 9:30 AM March 9 - April 13

Sunday 2:00 PM March 10 - April 21

Wednesday 6:00 PM Feb 21 - March 27


Ice Explorers

A 6-week introductory skating class for children (2.5 – 4 years old) with no prior experience and their caregivers to build confidence. Caregivers must have basic skating skills. We start with off-ice activities for two weeks leading to on-ice activities and skating classes. Focus is given to social and motor development for children. Helmets are required for children (bike helmets are fine). Skate rentals are included for caregivers and children.

Want to sign up but unsure how to skate yourself? Check out our Adult Skating Academy. We ask that caregivers can sit and stand on the ice, and march forward/push followed by a glide.

2024

Upcoming Dates: TBD

Next Step - Aspire

Next Step - Aspire gives skaters (Basic 4 through pre-preliminary) an introduction to the elements of figure skating, providing the next steps to those who would like to skate recreationally or competitively. 


If your skater is interested in learning to jump, spin, compete, test through levels, or explore all the avenues figure skating has to offer, this is the class for them! Aspire consists of off-ice classes, warm-ups, on-ice specialty classes with a variety of talented ISCC coaches, goal setting, parent education, and more! Take the next step today and see what Figure Skating has to offer.

REGISTER FOR SPRING TODAY!

Winter I

Saturday 9:30 - 11:20 AM Jan 6 - Feb 24

Spring I

Saturday 9:30 - 11:20 AM March 9 - April 13

Spring II

Saturday 9:30 - 11:20 AM April 20 - May 25

Adult Academy

Designed for adult skaters (ages 16+) both beginning and experienced looking to skate for the first time, return to the ice, or sharpen up their skills. A perfect spot for physical fitness, improve balance and coordination, while teaching proper skating techniques.

REGISTER FOR SPRING TODAY!

Winter I

Saturday 10:30 AM Jan 6 - Feb 24

Spring I

Saturday 10:30 AM March 9 - April 13

Spring II

Saturday 10:30 AM April 20 - May 25

HOMESCHOOL programs

This is a new program designed for homeschool students! For beginner through mid-level skaters ages 6-17 years old. This class follows our Basic Skills curriculum. Learn the FUNdamentals of ice skating, build confidence, and learn coordination in a fun, positive, and social environment. Helmets are required for skaters under the age of 7. A bike helmet is fine.

REGISTER FOR SPRING TODAY!

Winter I

Tuesday 12:30 PM Jan 9 - Feb 27

Spring I

Tuesday 12:30 PM March 5 - April 9

Spring II

Tuesday 12:30 PM April 16 - May 21

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What You Get when you register for LEARN TO SKATE:

When you sign up for a session of classes, you will also receive:

  • A membership with Learn to Skate USA is included in the program cost – Be a member of the best skating program endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey, and US Speedskating!
  • Receive secondary sport accident insurance
  • Subscription to Learn to Skate USA Magazine
  • Participate in lessons, performances, competitions, and all activities associated with Learn to Skate USA!

Questions?

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Juliette Zielinski

Learn to Skate Director

860-651-5400

Spring Learn to Skate Cycle I

BASIC SKILLS (all ages 6+) $175
Wed. 6:00-6:50pm: Feb 21, 28 Mar 6, 13, 20, 27 Wednesday registration has closed. Please email Jzielinski@isccskate.com for questions and information

Sat. 9:30-10:20am: Mar 9, 16, 23, 30 Apr 6, 13
Sun. 2:00-2:50pm: Mar 10, 17, 24 Apr 7, 14, 21

SNOWPLOW SAM (ages 3 - < 6) $120
1 SPOT LEFT! Wed. 6:00-6:25pm: Feb 21, 28 Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Wed. 6:25-6:50pm: Feb 21, 28 Mar 6, 13, 20, 27-Wednesday registration has closed. Please email Jzielinski@isccskate.com for questions and information

SOLD OUT! Sat. 9:30-9:55am: Mar 9, 16, 23, 30 Apr 6, 13
SOLD OUT! Sat. 10:00-10:25am: Mar 9, 16, 23, 30 Apr 6, 13
SOLD OUT! Sun. 1:30-1:55pm: Mar 10, 17, 24 Apr 7, 14, 21

ADULT SKATING ACADEMY (ages 16+) $175
Sat. 10:30-11:20am: Mar 9, 16, 23, 30 Apr. 6, 13

ASPIRE (Basic Skills levels 4+) $250
Sat. OFF-ICE 09:30 -10:15am & ON-ICE 10:30-11:20am : Mar 9, 16, 23, 30 Apr. 6, 13

HOMESCHOOL (ages 6 - 17) $120
Tues. 12:30-1:20pm: Mar 5, 12, 19, 26 Apr 2, 9

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