Park District of Oak Park

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:

For Parent Tot classes, register here

For ages 3-5, register for Snowplow Sam 1

For ages 6+ register for Basic 1

We offer skate rental, free helmets, small class sizes and lots of support. We would love to have you join us on the ice!

If you are an experienced skater and want to talk to a coach about your class placement contact Kayla Fauria.


Figure Skating Lesson registration is on a first come, first serve basis. For October-December, January-February, April-May sessions, registration will give priority registration to participants already enrolled in the program. View a full list of our Skate Academy programs

Winter Skating & Hockey Registration
Residents Enrolled in Fall I Classes Residents Not Enrolled in Fall I  Classes Non-Residents Enrolled in Fall I  Classes Non-Residents Not Enrolled in Fall I  Classes
Registration opens Monday, October 7th at 8:30am Registration opens Tuesday, October 8th at 8:30am Registration opens Wednesday, October 9th at 8:30am Registration opens Thursday, October 10th 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

Ice Skating is a fun but difficult sport and practice is key to improvement. We make it easy for our skaters to work on skills through practice sessions at no additional charge.  Practice times are split by level and offered at varying times during the week. See the Practice Ice 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 Freestyle Schedule
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday


7:30-8:30pm 5:45-9:00am   5:45-9:00am




Synchronized Skating

The Park District of Oak Park welcomes its 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.

Park District of Oak Park

218 Madison St., Oak Park, Il 60302
P: 708.725.2000 F: 708.383.5702

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