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. Learn to Skate classes meet once per week. Choose from Wednesdays 5:35pm, Fridays at 5:15 or 6:15pm and Saturdays at 9 or 10am. All class levels are not available at all times.

Refund Policy: Should a client decide after completion of ONE class they would like to drop from the session, a prorated refund will be granted. After two classes have been attended, NO refunds will be given. After the third week of the session NO refunds will be given for any reason. A $10 processing fee will be applied to all refunds.

Skate Director email - Jenna Reimann jreimann@willowbrookicearena.com

Fall 2 Session Last class Fri 12/16, Sat 12/17, Mon 12/19

Learn to Skate classes will not be in session 12/20-1/5. Please join us for Public Skates or our Skate with Elsa Event during the break! See the home page for details.



Classes for all ages 3 to adult

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Hours of Operation

6:00 am - Midnight Daily

Email: info@willowbrookicearena.com
Public Skate Hours



Snowplow Sam

Snowplow Sam Level 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 understand terms to teach the basic skating skills and comfort on the ice.    

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Basic Skills

Basic Levels 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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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 Levels 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 11-17)
This class for ages 11-17 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