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Skating Lessons

Skaters and Guardians:

Our first session of Learn To Skate completed successfully and we think you will agree it was a huge success having come back from more than two years off because of COVID guidelines.

Our new Learn to Skate Director, Anya Saretzky, continues to do a fabulous job and we expect continued growth and student satisfaction over the remainder of the winter and spring sessions. Our new Program Administrator, Assistant Manager, Bill Richards has helped with an easy registration process and, our many new instructors have settled in and are doing an exceptional job. Thank you for your confidence and patience while the team continues building our program. We look forward to helping all of our students make great gains in their skill development going forward. That, and of course, just painting big smiles on all of our students faces while they enjoy the fun and challenge of learning to ice skate.

Sessions 2 & 3 have increased student enrollment limits enabling us to fulfill a bigger demand. Session registration will close when full (Session 2 is full).  Please register early. Demand is high. Register early so you aren't left out in the warm.

Moving forward ALL sessions will be affiliated with LearnToSkateUSA.  Dues paid to that organization are now expected. Dues are currently set at $17.25 annually and must be paid to the organization directly. The program is part of the USFSA and USA Hockey and is the governing body of Olympic Ice Sports for the United States. You can visit them at www.learntoskateusa.com.The membership offers many videos and skating tips that help you with your lessons as well as limited supplemental insurance benefits and a subscription to LearnToSkateUSA Magazine.


Click here for LearnToSkateUSA intro video.


The dates for the next available session are: Session 3 - Sunday, February 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, 2023

Time: 12:00 PM (Noon) - 1:00 PM

The cost is $149.00

A Parent Pass is offered for $29 which will give you access to the lesson practice ice with your child and the public session following Learn to Skate on Sundays. The Parent Pass also includes skate rental if needed. Parents/Guardians of children under 8 or children of any age with special needs are welcome to assist in lesson time with a Parent Pass.

To Register, follow these simple bulleted instructions.

  • Go To: https://penn.athletetrax.co/
  • In the “Season” section, click the “Register” button at the end of the “Learn to Skate – Session....” line for which you wish to register. Session dates are indicated.
  • Click the “Choose” button for each Learn to Skate – 1 Session Rate (Individual Only) AND Parent Pass (Individual Only) item you wish to register for the session selected.

NOTE: If you would like to register for Session 3, you must select the Register button at the end of that session line and add that session to your cart as described in these instructions.

If you would like to register more than one student/parent-guardian for the same or multiple sessions, you must register each student individually by following these instructions for each student.

A Parent Pass is valid for one session only.  Therefore, you must select “Parent Pass” for each session selected if choosing the parent pass. It is not necessary to purchase multiple parent passes if more than one student is enrolled per parent/guardian. I.e. Two or more students enrolled under one parent/guardian, only one Parent Pass is necessary, but an additional Parent Pass is required if more than one Parent/Guardian intends to skate with a student.

  • On the next screen, click the “Create an Account” if a first-time registrant OR enter user credentials in the “Existing User” fields if you have registered for any previous event (LTS Session, Public Skate, Freestyle, etc.) in the past.

NOTE: Please enter the first and last name of the student skater, not the parent or guardian name.  The student's name will be used for lesson identification and certificates. Please use the parent or guardian email address when registering/creating a password to ensure receipts and notifications are sent to the parent or guardian.

NOTE: Please do not continue as guest as this will not register the student to the program.

If logging in using “Existing Users”, please be certain to identify the student on the first date of the session at check in.

  • Click “Save” On the next screen, verify the registration user information.
  • Fill in the “Additional Information Requested” fields pertaining to skating experience. This information will be used to identify an appropriate group lesson level. Click the “Save” button. These fields are required.
  • On the next screen, enter any special requests in the “Notes” box.
  • Click the “Add to Cart” button.
  • At this point, you may “Proceed to Checkout”, “Cancel Transaction” or “Keep Shopping
    • If selecting “Proceed to Checkout " you will go to the payment screen. A payment receipt will be sent to the registered email address.  PLEASE BRING THIS RECEIPT WITH YOU AT THE FIRST SESSION DATE FOR EACH SESSION. Online is OK.
    • If selecting “Cancel Transaction” you will go to the initial registration selection screen and your transaction will be canceled and cart emptied.
    • If selecting “Keep Shopping” you will go to the initial registration selection screen where you can select another session to register with OR register an additional student and your cart will remain with the previous items selected.

NOTE: if you wish to purchase more than one session or add additional students, select “Keep Shopping” button.

After checkout and payment, a receipt with the selected session and payment indicated will be presented and emailed to the email address used to register. Please read and verify the items and dates purchased. If you made a mistake email the rink at icerink@upenn.edu and let us know. We will help you correct your selections.

See you at “Learn to Skate”