Learn to Skate

The Rinks offer a variety of skating lessons for all ages and ability levels, as well as specialty programs are part of our Learn to Skate program. See below for more information.

Please note: The Rinks Learn to Skate Programs Require Learn to Skate USA Membership for Class Enrollment

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Summer Session

Upcoming: Late Summer Session

Late Summer Session Dates: July 15th - September 7th, 2019

To be added to a list to receive an email when registration opens for our upcoming Summer session, CLICK HERE


FREE Trial Class

  • Free trial class runs on Saturday's at 12:20pm
  • Must pre-register
  • Click here to register

Basic Skills Test Session

This is a test session we are hosting in-house for all of our Learn To Skate members if you wish to attend. 

  • Cost: $15 per level you wish to test for,
  • Includes: a passing certificate and official Learn To Skate USA badge! 
  • Details: Skaters may take multiple tests if you'd like and as always, we recommend you consult your coach prior to registering for a test.  If you do not have a coach, you are more than welcome to register anyways, we do suggest you take at least one private lesson prior to taking the test however, to help you better prepare for the testing session
  • Application Form - please fill out and return to the front counter
  • REGISTER HERE or at the front counter

Group classes are the fastest and safest way to learn and enjoy any sport or recreational activity. Skating classes at Poway ICE include the following benefits:

  • Entertaining and fun!
  • Great source of exercise
  • Meet new friends
  • Build self-confidence and sportsmanship
  • Participate in group performances

Poway ICE has group classes for all ages and abilities:

Tots ages 3-6

  • Snowplow Sam classes
  • Parent & Me classes

Youth ages 7-15

  • Basic classes (figure skating)
  • Hockey classes
  • Freestyle classes

Adult ages 16 & Up

  • Adult Classes

Skating classes include the following:

  • One half-hour lesson per week
  • Public Skate admission on the day of your class
  • Skate rental on the day of your class
  • One additional public skating pass per week (valid only during session)
  • Practice recommendation given mid-session
  • Progress report on the second to last class
  • Certificate of Completion on the last class
  • Bring a Guest Day on the last class

Please contact the Program Office at piprogramoffice@therinks.com to schedule your makeup class. Each skater is entitled to one (1) make-up class per session. The make-up class must take place during the same session in which the class was missed. To redeem, please come to the front desk the day of the make-up class and obtain a make-up class sticker to be worn visibly during class. Please review our class assignments once the session has started to see which day your level (or similar class) is running.

  • Early Registration - $10 off
  • Multi-Class - $5 off
    • Skaters taking more than one class per series
  • Sibling - $5 off
    • Second skater per family

Learn to Skate USA is the only learn to skate program endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey, and US Speed Skating.  The Rinks - Poway ICE is a member program of Learn to Skate USA.  As a member program, all participants are required to be registered members of Learn to Skate USA.  This is just a $16 annual (July 1st-June 30th membership.)  For more information and registration, please visit www.learntoskateusa.com.

More Information

For more information, contact:

Poway ICE Program Office

Poway ICE Skating School Lead – Courtney Walker

The Rinks Figure Skating Director – Alex Chang