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Preschool Skate

Fundamental skating skills that help preschool skaters feel comfortable and become independent on the ice

St. Paul FSC’s Preschool Skate class is designed to help the preschool-age skater develop preliminary coordination and strength to maneuver on the ice. This class will teach fundamental skating skills to preschoolers, so skaters feel comfortable and become independent on the ice. Classes are 30 minutes in length.

All classes are held at Pleasant Arena.


Class Times

Summer Session runs June 19th - August 21st


2024 Summer Schedule

Wednesday 8:30-9:00 am

June 19th - August 21st

$120 for 10-week session

2023 - 2024 School Year Schedule​​

Monday 10:10-10:40 am
Tuesday 12:40-1:10 pm
Wednesday 8:30-9:00 am 
Thursday 12:40-1:10 pm
Friday 10:10-10:40 am

Class Fees

Summer: $120 for 10-week session

School year: $118 for 8-week session

Membership Requirement

This program requires the participant to hold membership with Learn to Skate USA, a non-profit collaboration between U.S. Figure Skating, USA Hockey and USA Speedskating. Membership fees of $18.50 are due once per year and are required to participate.  


Preparing for class


  • Skates! Must have well-fitting figure skates or hockey skates. No double runners, please. Rentals skates are available at Highland Arena only.

  • Helmets! Very strongly recommended for beginners.

  • Warm clothes! Layers that are easy to move in and gloves or mittens to cover your hands.. Winter jackets and snow pants work great for beginners. Hockey skaters should be dressed in full equipment.

The First Lesson Day:

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to get skates laced and skaters prepared to take the ice.

  • Pick up your skater’s name tag at the Welcome Desk.

  • Move to the seating area surrounding the ice to put on skates.

  • Skaters will meet in the area corresponding to the color on his/her name tag.

  • The first class meeting will include an evaluation to ensure proper level.

  • Depending on registration classes may be divided by age and/or ability within the level.

  • Class size will not exceed 12.

  • Intro to Skating and Basic 1 will meet off-ice for the first class. Look for signs to direct you to the correct location or check with the Welcome Desk.

Health Precautions:

  • If your skater does not feel well and/or has a fever please, do not attend class.


Other Reminders:

  • Only registered skaters are allowed on the ice.

  • Please watch from the comfort of the bleachers or lobby. Player boxes are reserved for skaters and equipment.


Ready to Register?​

Visit the “Register Now” page under the “Programs” tab to review registration instructions. 



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