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    Learn to Skate

    Colorado College Skating School

    Snow Plow Skating w Kid

    Skating is a lot of fun, but it can also be frustrating for newcomers without much experience. That's why we recommend joining a learn to skate program that will make the learning process fun and enjoyable. Skating lessons teach the proper skills and techniques needed to skate, while also providing skaters with good fundamental skills that they build upon as they learn figure skating, hockey, or speed skating. Regardless of your skating goals, a learn to skate program is a great place to start the journey.

    Lesson Details

    • Cost
      • 1 Session (6 weeks)  ............................$90
    • Saturday mornings (times vary)
    • Each lesson is 30 minutes
    • Open to Skaters of all ages 
    • Skaters are divided into groups based on age and ability.
    • Skate rentals included
    • Lessons take place prior to Public Skate time most weekends, with access after included (which provides up to 2 hours of additional practice time, if available)
    • Registered Learn to Skate USA Program required (check their site for more information about lessons and benefits. This is a yearly registration only)

    DJi_P0DVYAE6IsBWhat to Bring?

    • Warm layers, it can get cold in the rink
    • A Helmet (Required for all Snow Plow Sam students and any new skaters) Examples Below:
      • Bike 
      • Ski or Snowboard
      • Equestrian
      • Hockey
    • Gloves (recommended)
    • Positive Attitude

    New Skaters should arrive early to allow time for proper skate fitting by our expert staff!

    Small Print Stuff:

    • NO Refunds
    • NO Make up classes
    • NO Double bladed skates

    Upcoming Sessions

    (Registration Form Below Session Schedules)


    Session 1closed
    $90 for 6 weeks

    Session #1A                                                                                            

    Snow Plow   (Ages 3-6)
    Basic 1-6      (Ages 6-12)                                                    

    Session #1B  

    Basic 1-6      (Ages 13 -17)
    Pre/Freeskate
    Adult             (Ages 18+) 

    Session I A B
    Sept. 21 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Sept. 28 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Oct. 5 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Oct. 12 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Oct. 19 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Oct. 26 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.


    Session 2
    $90 for 6 weeks

    Session #2A                                                                                             

    Snow Plow   (Ages 3-6)
    Basic 1- 6     (Ages 6-12)

    Session #2B 

    Basic 1-6      (Ages 13-17)
    Pre/Freeskate    
    Adult             (Ages 18+)

    Session II A B
    Nov. 9 9:00 - 9:30 A.M. 9:35 - 10:10 A.M.
    Nov. 16 9:00 - 9:30 A.M. 9:35 - 10:10 A.M.
    Nov. 23 8:30 - 9:00 A.M. 9:05 - 9:35 A.M
    Nov. 30 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Dec. 7 10:15 - 10:45 A.M 10:50 - 11:20 A.M
    Dec. 14 10:15 - 10:45 A.M 10:50 - 11:20 A.M


    Session 3
    $90 for 6 weeks

    Session #3A                                                                                           

    Snow Plow   (Ages 3-6)
    Basic 1- 6     (Ages 6-12)

    Session #3B 

    Basic 1-6      (Ages 13-17)
    Pre/Freeskate
    Adult             (Ages 18+)

    Session III A B
    Jan. 4 8:00 - 8:30 A.M. 8:35 - 9:05 A.M.
    Jan. 11 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Jan. 18 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Jan. 25 8:00 - 8:30 A.M. 8:35 - 9:05 A.M.
    Feb. 1 8:00 - 8:30 A.M. 8:35 - 9:05 A.M.
    Feb. 8 8:00 - 8:30 A.M. 8:35 - 9:05 A.M.
    Feb. 22 8:45 - 9:15 A. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.


    Session 4
    $90 for 6 weeks

    Session #4A                                                                                           

    Snow Plow   (Ages 3-6)
    Basic 1- 6     (Ages 6-12)

    Session #4B 

    Basic 1-6      (Ages 13-17)
    Pre/Freeskate
    Adult             (Ages 18+)

    Session IV A B
    Feb. 29 9:00 - 9:30 A.M. 9:35 - 10:05 A.M.
    Mar. 7 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Mar. 14 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Mar. 21 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Mar. 28 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Apr. 4 8:45 - 9:15 A.M 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.


    Session 5
    $90 for 6 weeks

    Session #5A                                                                                           

    Snow Plow   (Ages 3-6)
    Basic 1- 6     (Ages 6-12)

    Session #5B 

    Basic 1-6      (Ages 13-17)
    Pre/Freeskate
    Adult             (Ages 18+)

    Session V A B
    Apr. 11 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Apr. 18 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    Apr. 25 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    May 2 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    May 16 8:45 - 9:15 A.M. 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.
    May 23 8:45 - 9:15 A.M 9:20 - 9:50 A.M.

    Honnen Ice Arena

    Contact Us

    Linda Alexander
    Director
    719-389-6156
    lalexander@​coloradocollege.edu 

    Kevin Sommer
    Assistant Director
    Learn to Skate Director
    719-389-6913
    ksommer@coloradocollege.edu

    Nicholas Winkelblech
    Ice Operations Tech / Supervisor
    719-389-6157
    nwinkelblech@coloradocollege.edu