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Suburban Sports Group Rinks

Learn to Skate

The Suburban Skating School provides nationally recognized Learn to Skate programming within our communities in a professional, inclusive and safe environment. Our passionate staff empowers individuals to pursue various avenues of skating and achieve their goals, be it in figure skating or ice hockey. Skating with us is a fun way to build confidence while finding health, happiness and opportunities on the ice.

Erin Banner

Erin Banner

Skating Director

Phone: 517-336-4272

Do you have a skating background?

How about joining our Learn to Skate team as an instructor! APPLY HERE

Spring Session 2
June 7th - July 19th
*No Classes July 5th

Practice Time is Back for Basic 1 & Up!
Click HERE to View Our Spring 2 Class Schedule

Please Click HERE prior to registering for very important changes to our 2021 Spring 2 Learn to Skate program

Click HERE to download our concussion form

Upcoming Sessions
Summer: July 26 - September 2 
*No Classes Aug. 19

*prices reflect 6 week sessions

This fee is mandatory and will be automatically included in your first session fee each season.

The Learn to Skate USA Season Runs July 1 Through June 31

Parent Tot ($90):  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 ($90):  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 ($90):  For skaters ages 3-5 who have passed Snowplow 1 or equivalent.  Once skaters pass Snowplow 3, they advance to Basic 2.

Basic 1 ($110): Learn the basic fundamentals of skating to begin hockey, figure skating, and speed.

Basic 2-3 ($120): Skaters who have passed Basic 1 or Snowplow Sam 3. Classes cover the basic fundamental skating skills that will build on each level as the skater progresses.

Basic 4-6 ($120): Skaters who have passed Basic 2. Classes cover the more advanced skating skills that will build on each level as the skater progresses.

Teen/Adult ($130):  For skaters 13 and older.  Classes designed for the mature skater interested in learning how to skate.

Pre-Free Skate – Free Skate 6 ($130): Classes build on previous skills, providing skaters a strong foundation of all elements. Instruction will focus on more advanced figure skating skills including jumps, spins, and edge work. 

Basic 2-6 Private Lesson Addition ($40):  In addition to their group class, skaters enrolled will receive a 10 minute private lesson during their practice time. Instructors may rotate. Space in this program is limited! It is available to Basic 2 - 6 skaters enrolled in Monday evening classes only. MUST CALL 517-336-4272 TO REGISTER.


Format: 30 minute class + 20 minute practice, once a week for 6 weeks. During our COVID-19 restrictions, class lengths are different, however, and practice time is limited to Basic 1 & above. Please view our class schedule HERE for class lengths!

Nametags: The nametag table will be located near the entrance. Please wear nametag every week.

Colored Blocks: During the designated class time, skaters will meet at the colored blocks located along the boards corresponding to the color on their nametag.

Practice Ice: Available for LTS students only. Parents and siblings are not allowed on the ice (with the exception of Parent/Tot participants). Skaters must be able to skate on their own to utilize the monitored practice ice area.
Practice ice will only be available to Basic 1 - Basic 6 skaters during the 2021 Spring Session 2.

Make-up Classes: There are no make-up lessons available at this time.

Evaluations: Skaters will be evaluated the last day of class. At the end of class they will be given an evaluation form with the instructor's recommendation for their next level.


Online Registration: Registration is available online through our website.

Skate Rental: Skate rental is available for $6/session. Skate Rental is non-refundable.

Refund Policy: Please be aware there is a no refund policy.

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Lansing Skating Club

Skaters interested in pursuing skating at a more competitive level are encouraged to join the Lansing Skating Club. Ask our Skating Director, Erin Banner, about private lessons. Visit for more information. 


Stop by the front desk for registration information, or visit where you can explore all our spring, summer, fall and winter options!