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Learn to Skate USA

which class is right for you?

Our Learn To Skate classes are designed to develop skating skills used for figure skating, hockey, speed and recreational skating.  All classes use the Learn to Skate USA Curriculum.  Before registering please plan ahead!  You will need to create a SportsEngine account .

Join Our Learn To Skate USA Program

Whether you are brand new to skating, have taken lessons before, or just love to skate outside, we have the perfect class for you!  There are options for ages 3-5, beginners age 6 and above, and classes for the more advanced skaters.  Take look below to see which class is best fit for your skater.

All classes are held at the Essentia Health Sports Center,
502 Jackson Street, Brainerd, MN 56401

Learn To Skate Fall Session 2024: Opens In August/September!

Season runs: TBD

Learn To Skate Classes (Previous years as an example) 

Sundays evenings from 4:45pm - 6:30pm

 Classes will be offered in 30 minute increments depending on level of skater will determine the time

  • 4:45pm-5:15pm - Snow Plow Sam (pre-school) and first year skaters
  • 5:15pm-5:45pm - Badges 1-6
  • 5:45pm-6:15pm - Advanced Badges
  • 6:15pm -6:30pm - Private Lesson Time 

Snow Plow Sam (Pre-School) - Cost is $300 For 15 weeks of lessons, you can pay in one lump of choose our monthly options for $60 per month. There is also a $16 fee for Learn To Skate USA membership.  

School Aged Program (K-12) - Cost is $350 For 15 weeks of lessons, you can pay in one lump of choose our monthly options for $60 per month. There is also a $16 fee for Learn To Skate USA membership. 

All levels are able to participate in our Holiday and Spring Shows. All skaters who participate in the full season will receive their show costume for the spring show at no additional cost.

Learn To Skate Winter Session - (Example from 2022-2023 season)

This session will be 6 weeks in length and run from January 8, 2022- February 12, 2023 with one night of Family skate night. The cost of this session is $120, see the registration link below to get started soon! This session does not include participation in our spring ice show. Classes will be on Sunday Evenings, 30 minute classes are between 4:45pm-6:30pm depending on level.  You will receive an email will class time after registration.


It is the parents responsibilities to read through the Parent Handbook below to understand the requirements of the program. 


Email us for registration information

Aspire Class

 ASPIRE  Class - 2022-2023 Season

Sunday and Monday Evenings.  - Our learn to skate regular season will run from October 16, 2022- February 26, 2023

Sunday - Skater will be in their 30 min LTS Class working on skill building and technique. Sunday Skating Skating starts October 16, 2022.

Mondays 6:15pm-7:45pm -  Aspire Class - this will focus on skaters that are wanting to learn to more of the figure skating side of skating.  This class includes off ice and on ice class instruction.  Skaters in the this class also participate in our home Competition in February. Monday Lessons Begin October 24, 2022. 

Cost is $650 for 20 weeks (15 lessons, 20 Aspire Class lessons).  You may also select our monthly option of $110 per month

*Competition is an additional cost due later in the season.

NO CLASSES: 11/27/22, 12/25/22, 12/26,22, 1/1/22, 1/2,22, 2/20/22

Holiday Show is tentatively schedule December 18, 2022


Aspire Class for Junior Club Skaters

Aspire class for Junior club skaters is great way for you skater to continue group instruction, have more practice time, and learn different skills.  The class will run from 6:30pm-7:45min and will consist of 30 minutes of Off Ice and 45 Min of on ice instruction.

This class is open to all Jr Club skaters who have not past their Preliminary Moves in the Field test or Preliminary Frees Skate test.

This is a 20 week class that will run from September 12th - February 27th, 2023. The first 4 weeks of class will be Junior club only skaters after this class will be split into 2 groups to accommodate different levels.

Email us for Registration Information

Adult Learn To skate

2022 - 2023 Season: 

This year we will be have 2 adult classes, this will be a beginner class for people who are just learning to skate or want to be  more comfortable on the ice.  The cost of these session will be $350 for a 15 week class.  Winter 6 week session will be $100.  Each participant will also have to pay a $16 membership fee to US Figure Skating.

October 16, 2022 - February 26, 2023  (15 weeks)

January 8, 2023 - February 12, 2023 (6 Weeks)

Have More Questions? Check out the parent handbook and resources

Meet Our Coaching Staff

We will have 5 Coaches involved in all aspects of our Learn To Skate program.  Click below for a short Bio on each Coach.