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Suburban Sports Group Rinks

Learn to Skate

The Suburban Skating School provides nationally recognized Learn to Skate programming within our communities in a professional, inclusive and safe environment. Our passionate staff empowers individuals to pursue various avenues of skating and achieve their goals, be it in figure skating or ice hockey. Skating with us is a fun way to build confidence while finding health, happiness and opportunities on the ice.

Kira Tull Centala

Kira Tull Centala

Assistant Manager/Skating Director

Phone: 248-888-1400

Do you have a skating background?

How about joining our Learn to Skate team as an instructor! APPLY HERE

Fall 1 Session
September 9 - October 14 • 6 Weeks

View our Fall Class Schedule Here


Click HERE to download our concussion form

Upcoming Sessions Coming Soon

Does your child want to play hockey?
Here is our recommended pipeline to success!

*prices reflect 6 weeks sessions

This fee is mandatory and will be automatically included in your first session fee each season.

The Learn to Skate USA Season Runs July 1 Through June 30

Ages 3-5:
Snowplow Sam 1 ($120): Learn basic balance and skating skills in a fun introductory class
Parent Tot ($120): Learn basic balance and skating skills with a parent or adult friend accompanying skater on the ice. Adults must be able to skate
Snowplow Sam 2-3 ($110): Skaters who have passed Snowplow Sam 1 or who have previously taken skating lessons. Develop preliminary coordination and strength to maneuver on ice

Ages 6-11:
Basic 1 ($110): Learn the basic fundamentals of skating to begin hockey, figure skating, and speed
Basic 2-4 ($110): Skaters who have passed Basic 1 or Snowplow Sam 3. Classes cover the basic fundamental skating skills that will build on each level as the skater progresses

Ages 12-17:
Teen ($110): 
Skate with your friends while learning the fundamentals of skating

18 and Older:
Adult ($110): Classes are designed for the mature skater interested in learning how to skate and are geared towards the skater's ability

Transitional Programs:
Hockey 1-4: Skaters of any age who have passed Basic 2. Classes are designed to develop skating skills necessary for hockey. Skaters may wear full hockey gear. Sticks may be provided during class time. No stick use allowed on practice ice area. 
Please reach out directly to the Skating Director, Kira Centala, for more information and availability. This class is typically offered on a request basis.

Class Details

Format: 25 minute class & 25 minute practice once a week for 6 weeks.
Nametags: The nametag table will be located near the entrance. Please wear nametag every week.
Colored Cones: During the designated class time, skaters will meet at the colored cones located along the boards corresponding to the color on their nametag.
Practice Ice: Available for LTS students only. Parents and siblings are not allowed on the ice. Skaters must be able to skate on their own to utilize the monitored practice ice area.

Evaluations: Skaters will be evaluated the 2nd to last class. At the end of class they will be given an evaluation form with the instructor's recommendation.


On-Line Registration: Registration is available online through our website
Current Student Registration: Current students may register for the next session after their evaluation the 2nd to last week of the session. It is recommended to do so to reserve their spot
Open Registration: This is open to the public as well as skaters who were not enrolled in the previous session
Skate Rental: Skate rental may be prepaid at the time of registration. Skate Rental is non-refundable.


Refund Policy: Please be aware there is a no refund policy