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The Independence Skating Academy follows the Learn to Skate USA (LTS USA) curriculum, the leading learn to skate program in the United States endorsed by US Figure Skating, USA Hockey, US Speedskating, and the Special Olympics. 

Our mission is to provide a fun, safe, and educational environment for everyone learning to skate.  Our professional staff of coaches, each with their own unique skating background, have the special skills and training to keep skaters enthusiastic from their first steps on the ice until they have reached their skating goals.

 All participants in our Learn to Skate programs must purchase Learn to Skate USA Membership for Sports Accident Insurance, valid from July 1 – June 30 each year, prior to registering for classes. Membership is only $16.  Those enrolled in multiple programs only need to pay the annual fee one time each year. 

For more information  Email : Gabriella.Horn@spectraxp.com or call 816-442-6129

Registration for classes

 

If you have any further questions about our Learn to Skate program please email Gabriella.Horn@spectraxp.com for further questions! 

UPCOMING CLASSES AND EVENTS

2021 Fall Learn to Skate

 

Saturday's: September 18th-October 23rd (12:45p-1:45p)

Tuesday's: September 21st-October 26th (6:30p-7:30p)

Classes Offered 
Snowplow 1-4, ages 3-6 years old 
Basic 1-6, ages 7-12 years old 
Adult 1-6, ages 13 years old and up 
Pre-freeskate – Freeskate 6, level based

Learn to Skate Class Details

All Learn to Skate Classes include 30 min of instruction  and a package of public skate passes to use during the duration of the session. Cost is $84 for the 6 week session and includes free skate rental.  Our advanced classes cost $120 for a 6 week session. These classes are 60 minutes long and our FREESKATE level classes include six freestyle passes for practice ice. 

Learn to Skate is for all ages – from tots to adults! Helmets are recommended for the beginning levels.  Remember to dress warmly with mittens, pants and layered garments.

Investment in our classes includes:

  • Thirty minute group lesson  
  • Free skate rental on day of class
  • An official U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills membership card
  • A record book with stickers to track your progress through the lessons. (You will get in the mail with your insurance card) 
  • US Figure Skating Basic Skills membership and year patches
  • A patch for the highest level completed during the session
  • General information about ice skating
  • Basic Skills Edition of SKATING magazine every month
  • Opportunity to compete and be in ice shows and competitions and camps 
  • Introduction to private lessons

Advanced Classes

FREESKATE level classes: Tuesdays 6pm-7pm and Saturday 12:45pm - 1:45p

This class is an opportunity for skaters in the levels PreFS - FS 6 to continue developing their skating skills in a safe and fun environment. Class registration includes one hour of class instruction and 6 freestyle passes. 

Our advanced classes cost $120 for a 6 week session. These classes are 60 minutes long and our FREESKATE level classes include six freestyle passes for practice ice. 

  • Introduction to private lessons 
  • Freestyle passes 
  • "Moves in the Field" knowledge 
  • Jumps and Spins technique 
  • 1 hour of group lessons