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COVID-19 Procedures

We are extremely thankful to be able to offer limited classes to our existing skaters during this time.

In an effort to keep our coaches and skaters safe, we must follow our rink's COVID-19 policies.

- Anyone exhibiting the following symptoms will not be allowed in the rink: temperature above 100ºF, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell.
- All class payments must be made online and in advance.
- A maximum of 18 skaters may be on the ice.
- Skaters and coaches must remain 6 feet apart at all times.
- Everyone entering the building is required to wear a mask. Skater must wear a mask on the ice.
- Parents may not enter the rink to minimize contact and keep the facility under allowed person limits.
- Skaters must come to the rink with his/her skates already on.
- Skaters must enter through the front entrance and must exist through the side entrance.
- No rental skates will be available at this time.

Southern Wisconsin Skating School

Whether you are age 2 or age 90, we are here to help you achieve your ice skating goals! 
Our mission is to provide a fun and positive experience that will instill a lifelong love of skating.
Let's go on a journey together!

Register for our Fall Session!
Register Now!

2020 Class Sessions

Fall 2020

7-Week Session - $84*
Saturdays 11:00-12:00pm
Sept 5th - Oct 17th
Registration is open.
*We are unable to rent skates at this time.*

REMINDER:  All skaters must renew/sign up for their Learn to Skate USA membership. Annual membership June 1 - July 31.

Winter I 2020 

7-Week Session
Saturdays time TBD
Oct 24th - Dec 12th
Registration opens Oct 10th.

Participation in the Holiday Show is included! The show is scheduled for December 19th.

Winter II 2020

7-Week Session
Saturdays time TBD
Jan 9th - Feb 27th
Registration opens Dec 19th.

Sign up to compete in our annual Learn to Skate Competition!
The competition is tentatively scheduled for Feb 27th.
All skaters will get a medal!

Spring 2020

9-Week Session
Saturdays time TBD
March 13th - May 22
Registration opens Feb 13th.

Participation in our Spring Show is included! The show is scheduled for May 15th. 

*Late fees may apply

Fall 2020 Session Schedule

11:00am - 11:30am Basic 2 and up (group lesson with 1 or 2 coaches).
11:30am - 12:00pm Basic 1 class + paid practice session for Basic 2 and up.


Our Classes

*Not all classes are offered each session.

Snowplow Sam 1 - 4
Ages 3 to 5

Designed for younger children to learn the joys of ice skating. After passing through all four levels, skaters will move on to Basic 2.

Basic Skills 1 - 6
Ages 6+

Teaches the FUNdamentals of ice skating and provides the best foundation for success in both hockey and figure skating. After passing through all six levels, skaters will move on to Pre-Free Skate.

Pre-Free Skate - Free Skate 6
All ages

Levels comprised of a variety of progressive skating skills, transitions, spins, and jumps.

Adult Classes

Designed for both beginning and experienced adult skaters who wish to start or improve their skating skills.


Off-Ice Warm-Up

Focuses on proper warm-up techniques as well as exercises and stretches to improve .
Hockey Power Skating 1 - 4

Focuses on the fundamentals of skating skills, edges, turns, quickness, and agility for players to be successful in practices and games.

Power/Edge Class

Created to help skaters advance more quickly through the basic skills curriculum. Focus on advanced stroking, edges, controlled turns, power crossovers, and other techniques.

Competition Readiness Class
Open to all levels.

Created to prepare skaters for the Snowplow Sam - Basic 6 Elements event in our upcoming Basic Skills Competition. Skaters will practice for the competition in groups just like during the event. 

Skaters interested in competing in other events such as compulsory or program with music events should contact a private lesson coach to prepare. We are happy to connect you with available coaches!


Registering for Classes


Registering with Learn to Skate USA
*You must have a membership number with Learn to Skate USA to sign up for classes.*

Your membership will need to be renewed annually. Membership year is July 1st - June 30th.
Visit Learn To Skate USA to register. Membership cost $16 + $1.25 processing fee.
Keep your membership number safe! It is your lifelong number.

Registering with Southern Wisconsin Skating School

Select the "Register Now" button at the top of this page.
Select the "Register Now" button after the listed classes.
Fill out the form with your information and list the skaters you are registering on the next page.
Select the class(es) you are signing up for.
Answer the brief questionnaire (skater's age, parent address and email, and Learn to Skate membership number).
Read and acknowledge the waiver.

You're all set! We can't wait to meet you for your first class! 


Still have questions?
Contact Katelyn Llamas, Skating School Director | 704-574-1221

The Southern Wisconsin Skating School does not discriminate against any member or potential member for any reason specifically, age, class, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or skating ability.