Learn to Skate USA

Learn to Skate
The Skatium and the Delaware County Skating Club are pleased to be a part of the Learn to Skate USA Program. Learn to Skate USA is endorsed by USA Hockey, US Figure Skating and US Speed Skating. The program is designed to provide a fun, positive experience that will instill a lifelong love of skating in its participants.
For the 2017-2018 Season, the Skatium will be offering Learn to Skate USA Group Lessons on the following days, click on the day/time for more information:
Each six week session includes:
- 30 minutes of on-ice instruction
- 30 minutes of practice time
- Complimentary rental skates (if needed)
Class dates are not interchangeable without permission of the Skating Director.
Program Benefits
- Learn to Skate USA Membership
- Delaware County Skating Club Membership
- Participation in the Holly Berry Winter Skating Show and/or Spring Fling Skating Show
Discounts are available to those who enroll for either 4 or 5 sessions at a time. Discounts are also offered for those who enroll in more than one session/class per week.
Frequently Asked Questions:
How Old Do You have to be to Enroll in Skating Lessons?
The Skatium offers lessons from ages 3 all the way up to the adult level
Do You Provide Skates or Helmets?
For those enrolled in Group Lessons, the Skatium offers FREE Skate Rental for those who may need them. Our Pro Shop also stocks used and new skates, that are available for purchase to LTS skaters. We do not provide helmets for LTS skaters. Helmets are required for those 6 and under and are strongly recommended for beginners over the age of 6. A bike helmet or hockey helmet is perfectly fine for skaters.
Do You Offer Private Lessons?
Yes! For more information regarding private lessons, please contact our Figure Skating Director, Kristin Caparra at 610-853-2085 or kc.skatium@yahoo.com.
Tips and Suggestions:
- Skaters should always arrive 15 minutes before class starts.
- Dress in layers so you can remove them as necessary.
- Bike or hockey helmets are strongly recommended for beginner skaters. They are required for all those under the age of 6.
- Wear gloves not mittens.
- Ice skates should fit snuggly; please only wear one pair of thin dry socks.
Equipment or Skate Purchasing:
Hockeytown Pro Shop and Franks Perfect Edges carries all necessary skates and other accessories you may need. Mention that you are an LTS member to receive a discount on Riedell skates!