Figure Skating Classes
We offer skate instruction for beginners of all ages, from age 3 to adults. If you want to get started in skating for the first time, we make it easy:
Where to Start?
Ages 3-5 - Parent Tot or Snowplow Sam 1
Ages 5-14 - Basic 1
Ages 15+ - Adult Beginner
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Practice and Freestyle Ice
Skate School practice is a great option for skaters of all ages to practice their skills. Skaters must be enrolled in the current Skate Academy Session.
Freestyle ice is open to skaters in the Skate Academy program looking for additional time to practice their skills individually or with a coach. Skaters Pre-Freeskate and below must be accompanied by a coach at all times. Skaters, parents, and coaches are expected to follow the Freestyle Rules & Etiquette.
Cost for Skaters not enrolled in the current Skate Academy Session: $14 per hour
Only skaters currently enrolled in the current Skate Academy Session may use punch passes. Buy a freestyle skate punch pass.
Coaches on freestyle and practice ice sessions must be employeed by the Park District of Oak Park Skate Academy.
The annual showcase for all participants in Skate Academy is held each spring. To be in the Ice Show you must be registered for the previous winter session. Visit the Ice Show page for up to date information.Synchronized Skating
The Park District of Oak Park is home to Synchronized Skating Team, Infinite Style. The program consists of 2 teams, Beginner and Open Juvenile. Skaters Basic 4 and above can give synchronized skating a try! If you are interested in signing up for the team, please contact Skate Academy Coordinator Cathy Brown.
Greater Chicagoland Basic Skills Committee
The Park District of Oak Park Skate Academy is a member of the Greater Chicagoland Basic Skills Committee. Membership in this committee will bring more opportunties for our skaters to be involved in the wider figure skating community. Opportunities approaching include Skate America, Disney on Ice, coaching seminars, and scout programs.
Interested in giving competition a shot? Whether you are a first time competitior, or seasoned pro, this virtual competition is a great opportunity for all! All Fall 2020 Skate Academy participants that enter will be put in a raffle to win 1 of 3 Winter 2021 registrations!
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