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Ice Center Skating School

Ice skating is an exciting, invigorating and enjoyable activity. The Ice Center of Cupertino has the largest single surface Skating School in the United States. In the Ice Center Skating School, you'll learn the skills that will enable you to enjoy a lifetime of fun and exercise. Step-by-step instruction in pleasant, supervised surroundings makes learning safe and easy. New skaters are always welcomed. Classes are grouped by age and ability, and meet once per week. In addition, you can come out and practice what you have learned anytime because enrollment in the Skating School allows you FREE ADMISSION to all public skating sessions. No other rink offers that kind of value.

Skating School Benefits:
  • 30 minute lesson once per week
  • FREE skate rental on lesson day
  • FREE admission to all public sessions (Does not include skate rental)
  • 3 FREE guest admission passes to public sessions (Does not include skate rental)
  • Students graded and tested regularly
  • Recitals, shows and competitions
  • Make-up session. If you miss one of your regular lessons, you may make it up by attending another lesson of the same or similar level. All make-up lessons must be taken by the end of the session. No credit is given for missed lessons.
Your First Lesson
  • The ice rink is cold all year around, so please be sure to dress warmly
  • Bring gloves or mittens, and socks
  • Arrive early
  • Present your student ID card for admission to the Ice Center rink
  • Present your student ID card at the skate rental counter and tell the attendant you shoe size
  • Skates should fit snugly and be tied tightly. Normally, the skate size will be 1 to 2 sizes smaller than street shoes
  • The first day classes meet off ice in front of the skate rental counter

For anyone new to skating school, here is the class you should look for in the schedule:
  • Ages 3 & 4:  Parent and Tot
  • Ages 3 & 4:  Snowball
  • Ages 5 and up:  Intro class
  • New Adults: adult Intro classes Thursday evening or Saturday afternoon

Click here for the complete Schedule Dates and Registration for the Ice Center Skating School.

The schedule may be viewed without having an Ice Center account. In order to reserve and pay for your class, you will need to create an account which is a one-time process that will only take a minute or so. You will be asked to enter your email address and choose a password. Once your account is created, access for every subsequent visit for any Ice Center transaction only requires your email and password.

I.C.E. - Ice Center Enterprises