Learn to Skate – Pre-Hockey

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Sylvania Tam-O-Shanter Learn to Skate programs are committed to providing skaters, ages 4 through adult with the basic ice skating skills that are necessary to skate safely and competently, whether for figure skating, ice hockey or recreation. All skaters are required to register annually with Learn to Skate USA (minimal fee applies).

Learn to Skate – Pre-Hockey

The Hockey curriculum is designed to teach the fundamentals of hockey skating. In four badge levels, skaters will learn how to be more proficient and agile on the ice. Proper skating techniques for the game of hockey are the primary focus of the levels. All elements will be taught without a puck. Skaters will learn the basic hockey stance, stride, knee bend, use of edges and other necessary fundamentals to be successful in hockey practices and game situations.

Necessary equipment:

  • Hockey skates
  • HECC Approved Hockey Helmet

Classes will be held on the studio rink and are limited to 8 skaters. Hockey skating lessons can be done in conjunction with Learn to Play Hockey program. Other protective hockey equipment is optional. No sticks.


  • $55 for 5-week session (Fee does NOT include annual $13.25 Learn to Skate USA membership)
  • $70 for 7-week session (Fee does NOT include annual $13.25 Learn to Skate USA membership)

Schedule (choose one):

  • Saturday – 9:00 AM
  • Saturday – 10:30 AM

Times:  Evening and Morning Classes Available

Class: Once per Week – 30 minutes

Session:  5-7 weeks


  • Session 1 – September 6, 2017 (5 weeks)
  • Session 2 – October 16, 2017 (7 weeks)
  • Session 3 – January 8, 2018 (7 weeks)
  • Session 4 – March 5, 2018 (7 weeks)
  • Session 5 – May 1, 2018 (5 weeks)