Equipment Advice:

Figure Skates:
Recommended brands are Jackson & Riedell. These skates can be found at our pro shop. You can purchase them for about $100-$150. To perform tricks, jumps and spins, figure skates are a must .

Hockey Skates:
Recommended brands are CCM and Bauer. Entry level hockey skates can be found in our pro shop for about $70 to $150. Hockey skates are a must if you want to play ice hockey.

Off Brand Skates may be found at many stores but should only be used for recreational skating.

To contact the Skate School
call (954) 704-8700 ext. 103



The Skate School at Pines Ice Arena offers the following programs:

Group Classes
Group classes are available for skaters 3 years old or older. All skaters under age 5 are required to wear a helmet. All skaters must wear gloves.

Step 1:
3-Week Program
Hockey 101 (Intro to Pre-Hockey)
Private Lessons

Download 3-Week Program Registration Form and Waiver Form

Step 2:
8-Week Program
Private Lessons
Hockey 102 (Pre-Hockey)

Download 8-Week Program Registration Form and Waiver Form

Step 3:
Competitive figure skating
In-house hockey league

Our 8-week program provides classes for beginner to advanced skaters. These programs will prepare students to move on to other programs such as hockey, figure skating or recreational skating.

Please arrive 15 to 20 minutes early to register on first day of any session.

3-Week Learn to Skate Class
This is a great way to begin your skating experience for only $69.00! If you want to be a hockey player, figure skater or recreational skater, this is the first step to get on your way.

General Class times:
12:45pm - 1:00pm Off Ice
1:00pm - 1:45pm On Ice
(check with Skate School for a complete schedule with session dates)

$69.00 includes FREE skate rental and FREE practice session after each class.

Helmets (5yrs and younger) and gloves are required.

There are NO make-ups for the class and the class may not be pro-rated so contact the Skate School for exact dates that fit your schedule.

8-Week Learn to Skate Class
The next step after completing the 3-Week Class is the 8-Week Learn to Skate Class for figure skaters or recreational skaters. The Hockey 101 (Introduction to Pre-Hockey) is suggested for the aspiring hockey player. Skaters must have required skills before entering this class, please check with the Skate School for details.

Our 8-Week Learn to Skate Program is designed for skaters of all ages and levels. Figure and recreational skaters are divided up into levels. Aspiring hockey students are placed into our Hockey 101 Class. Students will be tested at the end of each session and the evaluation will determine whether they proceed to the next level in our 8-week course.

The cost for the entire 8-Week Class is $199.00. This includes a class sweatshirt for first time registrants, skate rental (if needed) and includes free public sessions for the duration of the class.

Levels for the 8-Week program are:

Tots: covers basic marching, gliding, stopping and other basic skills
Basic 1-2: covers backwards skating, gliding on one foot and stops
Basic 3-4: covers forward crossovers, two foot spins and turns
Basic 5: covers backwards crossovers, hops, advanced stops and one foot spin
Basic 6-7: covers bunny hops, lunges, spirals and ballet jump
Basic 8: covers beginner waltz jumps and beginner scratch spins and other moves

At the end of each 8-week session, skaters are evaluated by the coaches to see if they are ready to move up.

General Class times:
Saturday 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Includes FREE practice after class in our 1:00pm - 5:00pm Public Session

Sunday 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Includes FREE practice after class in our 1:00pm - 5:00pm Public Session

Wednesday 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Includes FREE private practice session from 6:15pm to 7:00pm

(check with Skate School for a complete schedule with session dates)

Skate rental: $4.00
Helmet rental: $2.00

Skating camp is offered for all ages and levels. Beginner through advanced, enjoy a full or half day learning to skate, doing off ice training, arts and crafts, off ice activities and much more!

Camp dates will be posted here when available.


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