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2022 Late Spring - Learn to Skate

Tuesdays: May 24th - June 21st
Saturdays: May 28th - June 25th  
Tuesday Class Schedule
Snowplow 1-4  Basic 1 and Adult classes at 6:00p
Freestyle and Basic 2-6 classes at 6:30p
Freestyle and practice ice at 7:00p
Saturday Class Schedule
Freestyle, Snowplow 1-4  Basic 1 and Adult classes 12:15p
Freestyle and Basic 2-6 classes 12:45p
Specialty Classes (Synchro, MIF & Artistry)  1:15p
Classes Offered and Age Breakdown 
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
If you have any questions regarding Learn to Skate, please contact our directors Jessica Robinson or ReBecca Teegarden.

Learn to Skate Workshop

May 21st, 12:15p-1:45p


Skaters will have the opportunity to rotate through stations for Skating Skills, Jumps and Spins, and Artistry in Motion. Class options available for skaters who have passed Basic 3 and above. 


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 our Learn to Skate Directors Becca Teegarden or Jessica Robinson or call 816-442-6129.

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  
  • 2 - discounted private booster lessons 
  • unlimited public skate passes while enrolled into Learn to Skate Classes. 
  • 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  group and solo ice shows and competitions 
  • Seasonal Camps 
  • Introduction to private lessons