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Suburban Sports Group Rinks

Learn to Skate

Suburban Ice East Lansing "Skate with U.S."

Ice Skating is a great way to stay physically fit and have FUN!  Our Learn to Skate classes follow the curriculum of the U.S. Figure Skating program.  The schedule includes classes for all skill levels ages 3 through Adult.

Erin Banner

Erin Banner

Skating Director

Phone: 517-336-4272

Proper Skating Attire

CLICK HERE for a list of suggested skater attire

Annual Fee for Learn to Skate Membership
Register at
Fee is $17.25
Bring a Copy of the completed form and Learn to Skate number

Current LTS Session:

Winter 2 - Session 5

March 4 - April 9, 2018

(5/6 Week Session - No Classes Easter Sunday 4/1)

Skating Levels

Parent Tot:  For skaters ages 3-5 with little or no skating experience.  Learn basic balance and skating skills in a fun, introductory class with their parent or adult friend.  Adults should be able to skate.

Snowplow 1:  For skaters ages 3-5 with little or no skating experience.  Learn the basics of skating skills in an age appropriate setting.  Classes feature low student-to-instructor ratios.

Snowplow 2-3:  For skaters ages 3-5 who have passed Snowplow 1 or equivalent.  Once skaters pass Snowplow 3, they advance to Basic 2.

Basic 1-8:  Ages 6 and up.  All beginner skaters will start in Basic 1.  Classes cover a wide range of skating skills from basic forward and backward skating to more advanced elements and maneuvers.  Skills build on each other as skaters progress through each level.

Adult:  For skaters 16 and older.  Classes designed for the mature skater interested in learning how to skate.

Freestyle 1-6:  A more challenging class for skaters who have passed Basic 8.

2017-18 Dates to Remember

Summer – Session 1
July 12 - August 23, 2017

Fall 1 – Session 2
September 10 – October 30, 2017

Fall 2 – Session 3
November 5- December 18, 2017

Winter 1 – Session 4
January 7 - February 26, 2018

Winter 2 – Session 5
March 3 – April 9, 2018

Spring - Session 6


Interested in Private Lessons or Hockey?

Lansing Skating Club

Skaters interested in pursuing skating at a more competitive level are encouraged to join the Lansing Skating Club for private lessons.  Instruction is available during freestyle sessions from introductory through the most competitive levels of skating.  Visit for more information.  Private Lesson Brochure Here!

Want to play hockey?

The FUNdamental program for the Fall hockey season begins September 2015, so don't wait to sign up!  Stop by the front desk for registration information, or visit the Youth Hockey Page/Fall on our website.