Learn to Skate at Liberty University.


Learn to Skate at Liberty University is designed to serve the needs of both recreational and competitive skaters. The classes keep skaters enthusiastic about learning from the time they begin lessons until the time they reach their goals!


The LaHaye Ice Center offers two Learn to Skate programs using instructors from Liberty skating teams.


Wednesday Learn to Skate : This is for home school students and pre-schoolers only. It is a great opportunity to learn something new, get some exercise and meet new friends. It is held Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30 AM and consist of 30 minutes of group instruction followed by 30 minutes of free time and organized on-ice games. The cost is $90 per session, this includes eight classes and skate rental. Please contact Dawn Harter for more information at dharter@liberty.edu.


Session 1: September 11, 18, 25 October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30


Session 2: January 22, 29 February 5, 12, 19, 26 March 4, 11



Sunday Learn to Skate : A great evening event for the whole family to come out and learn! Below are the different classes available on Sunday nights. The cost is $90 per session, this includes eight classes and skate rental. Lesson times: Pre-Beginner, Beginner, Adult 5:30-6:15; Shared practice time 6:00-6:15; Intermediate, Advanced, Hockey; 6:15-6:45. Please contact Emily Hughes for more information at erhalvorson@liberty.edu.


Session 1: September 8, 15, 22, 29; October 13, 20, 27; November 3


Session 2: February 2, 9, 16, and 23; March 8 and 29; April 5 and 19



$90 per eight-week session


Available Classes

Pre-Beginner 1-4 (Ages 3-5)

Designed to help young skaters become familiar with the ice. The instructors use a variety of activities on and off the ice to make these levels fun and exciting.


Hockey (Ages 5+)

For anyone wanting to learn to skate in hockey skates. Participants will learn the basics of skating such as forward and backward skating and stopping.


Beginner 1-3 (Ages 6+)

Designed to help beginning skaters learn different elements of skating such as forward and backward skating, swizzles, and stopping.


Intermediate 4-6 (Ages 6+)

Designed for intermediate level skaters. Skaters will learn skills such as forward and backward crossovers, edges, three turns, spins, jumps, and variations in stopping.


Adult (Ages 18+)

For adults who wish to learn the basics of skating. In this group, skaters will learn skills such as forward and backward skating, stopping, turning, and how to fall and stand up safely on the ice.


To Register or Get more information

Our Learn to Skate brochures will be available soon. Skaters are able to register at the first date of each session. If you wish to register in advance skaters can register using this registration form: Learn To Skate Registration