Willowbrook Ice Arena learn to skate class

Learn to Skate 

The Willowbrook Skating Company offers a fundamental Learn to Skate program that provides a fun, goal-oriented curriculum to teach skaters at every level.

Hours of Operation

6:00 am - Midnight Daily

Phone:
630-581-5044
Email: info@willowbrookicearena.com
Public Skate Hours

Friday: SEE DAILY CALENDAR

Saturday: SEE DAILY CALENDAR

Snowplow Sam

Snowplow Sam 1- 4 (Ages 3-5)
For 3-5 year-olds who have zero or little skating experience. This class uses a variety of games and easy to understand terms to teach the basic skating skills and comfort on the ice.     

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Basic Skills

Basic 1-6 (Ages 6 & up)
Basic skills are the fundamentals of the sport. These six levels introduce the fundamental moves: forward skating, backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers, turns, & Mohawks.

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Pre-Freeskate

After passing Basic 6 comes pre-freeskate. This class will build on recently learned skills and create a strong foundation to prepare skaters to advance to private lessons and other specialized areas of skating.        

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Freestyle 1-6  

The Free Skate levels are designed to give skaters a strong foundation on which to build up their skills. This is where students will learn more advanced moves like jumps and spins.

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Adult (18+)

The Adult curriculum is designed for both beginning & experienced adult skaters who wish to improve their skating skills. Participation in the program will promote physical fitness & improve balance & coordination.

Pre-Teen/Teen (Ages 10-17)
This class for ages 10-17 provides the best foundation to learn and grow as a skater. Six progressive levels introduce the fundamental building blocks of ice skating and teach the necessary skills to develop as a skater