Learn to Skate

Take advantage of our Learn to Skate program at Allen Community Ice Rink! We offer classes from beginner to advanced for children and adults.

Each class includes a 30-minute session (25 minutes of instruction), a FREE skate rental the day of class, and FREE Open Skate credits to use during the semester.

If you have questions, email Christy Malacrea or call 972.912.1093.

Semesters and rates


Sign up for two or more classes in the same semester and receive a 20% multi-class discount. Participate with a family member to receive a 10% family discount.
  • 8-week semester - $88
  • 7-week semester - $77
Classes take place on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Classes for homeschool students are offered on Friday. Browse all classes below.

BEGINNER CLASSES


Class  Tuesday  Thursday  Saturday
Tot 1
(3-4 years)
5:45 - 6:15 p.m. 5:45 - 6:15 p.m.
10 - 10:30 a.m.
Intro to Skating
(5-7 years)
5:45 - 6:15 p.m. 5:45 - 6:15 p.m.  10 - 10:30 a.m. 
Intro to Skating
(8-14 years)
5:45 - 6:15 p.m. 5:45 - 6:15 p.m.  10 - 10:30 a.m.
Intro to Skating
(Adults)
5:45 - 6:15 p.m. 5:45 - 6:15 p.m.  10 - 10:30 a.m. 

ADVANCED CLASSES


Class  Tuesday  Thursday  Saturday
Beginner Adult / Advanced Adult 6:45 - 7:15 p.m.  6:45 - 7:15 p.m. 11 - 11:30 a.m. 
Tot 2 / Advanced Tot 5:45 - 6:15 p.m.  5:45 - 6:15 p.m.  10 - 10:30 p.m. 
Pre-Alpha (5-7 years) 6:15 - 6:45 p.m. 6:15 - 6:45 p.m. 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Pre-Alpha (8-14 years) 6:15 - 6:45 p.m. 6:15 - 6:45 p.m. 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Alpha / Advanced Alpha 6:15 - 6:45 p.m. 6:15 - 6:45 p.m. 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Beta / Gamma 6:15 - 6:45 p.m. 6:15 - 6:45 p.m. 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Delta
6:15 - 6:45 p.m. 6:15 - 6:45 p.m. 10:30 - 11 a.m.
Pre-Freestyle 6:45 - 7:15 p.m. 6:45 - 7:15 p.m.  11 - 11:30 a.m. 
Freestyle Workshop
6:45 - 7:15 p.m. 6:45 - 7:15 p.m.  11 - 11:30 a.m. 

HOCKEY


 Class  Tuesday  Thursday  Saturday
Intro to Hockey (6-14 years)
*Pre-Alpha, Gloves, Helmet & Stick required
5:45 - 6:15 p.m.  5:45 - 6:15 p.m. 10 - 10:30 a.m.
Hockey 1 (6-14 years)
*Intro to Hockey, Gloves, Helmet & Stick required
6:45 - 7:15 p.m. 6:45 - 7:15 p.m.  11 - 11:30 a.m.

HOMESCHOOL


Class  Friday
Homeschool Skate
Offered October through May (Homeschool Skate Information - PDF)
1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

POLICIES FOR SKATERS

  • Participants must be at least 3 years old at the start of the semester.
  • Each skater will receive a special badge to wear to class and open skate sessions. The badge must be used to utilize the included open skate passes.
  • Make-up classes are allowed within the timeframe of the enrolled semester.
  • With completion of the semester, each skater will receive a Certificate of Achievement.
  • If skaters need additional instruction to improve skills, contact the instructor to set up private lessons.