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Learn to Skate

Summer Skating Camp!

July 22, 24 & 26

  • 12-4pm: Ages 8+
  • 1-2pm: Ages 7 and younger
Off ice conditioning, ice practice with games and group lessons! 

Summer Advanced Camp!

Join us for a weekend of learning with guest coaches, Ashley Carlson and Victoria Smith on Friday, 8/2 from 5:30-6:30 pm and ICI coaches Grant Huang and Tatu, Nachtrab on Saturday, 8/3 from 10-12 pm. Sign up for one or both days today!

Summer Session

Tuesdays - July 9 - August 6
6:00-6:30pm: Basic 1, Adult 1-6, Free Skate 1-6, Pre Free Skate, Snowplow 1-4 
6:30-7:00pm:  Basic 2-6, Pre-Freeskate, Freeskate 1- 6



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. 

No equipment needed! Learn to Skate participants can enjoy FREE skate rental during every session!

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.

Basic Classes Include:

  • Thirty minute group lesson  
  • Two discounted private booster lessons 
  • Unlimited public skate passes with a current LTS USA membership and 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


Basic Classes are 30 minutes long and cost $70 for a 5 week session and includes free skate rental and 12 public skate passes for practice with a current LTS USA membership.  Our Advanced Classes are 60 minutes long and cost $100 for a 5 week session and include 12 public passes for practice ice with a current LTS USA membership.

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.

Independence Skating Academy Aspire

Who: Basic 4 and Above
What: Instruction for skaters ready to learn more about and participate in formal testing, competitions and different skating disciplines
When: Saturdays, On Ice 12:15-12:45

ReBecca Teegarden

Learn to Skate Co-Director

Jessica Robinson

Learn to Skate Co-Director