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Figure Skating

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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

Click Here for Youth Classes or Click Here for Adult Classes!

Registration

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Winter Skating & Hockey Registration

Schedule will change during holidays, check with Cathy Brown for updates.
 
Residents Enrolled in Fall II Classes Residents Not Enrolled in Fall II  Classes Non-Residents Enrolled in Fall II  Classes Non-Residents Not Enrolled in Fall I  Classes
Registration opens Friday, December 13 at 8:30am Registration opens Saturday, December 14 at 8:30am Registration opens Sunday, December 15 at 8:30am Registration opens Monday, December 16 at 8:30am
 
Skate Rental
Skate rental is not included with class registration. You can bring your own skates or rent skates for lessons for $3 per rental. Buy a 10-rental pass for $20 and save. Buy a skate rental pass here.
 
Practice and Freestyle Ice

Free Skate School practice is a great option for skaters to practice their skills and is included in the cost of the session at no additional cost.  Ask your coach for the schedule!

Freestyle ice is for skaters in the Skate Academy program looking for additional time to practice their skills individually or with a coach. Skaters Pre-Free Skate and below must be accompanied by a coach. Skaters, parents, and coaches are expected to follow the Freestyle Rules & Etiquette. Cost: $10 per session or by pre-paid pass. 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.

Fall 2019/Winter 2020 Freestyle Schedule
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

5:45-9:00am

7:30-8:30pm 5:45-9:00am   5:45-9:00am

 

7:55-9:40am

 

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.

Ice Show

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.

Greater Chicagoland Basic Skills Committee

bluelogoThe 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.






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