Learn to Skate

Learn to skate classes are offered year round at Braemar Arena!

Fall, winter and summer sessions are offered for beginners through advanced skaters and are available for ages three through adult. We use Learn to Skate USA to determine skating levels and our instructors are professionally accredited in both hockey and figure skating with Learn to Skate USA.  

If you have any questions, please call us at 952-833-9506.

Learn to Skate USA
  1. Parent & Child Class
  2. Snowplow Sam
  3. Basic Skills
  4. USA Hockey
  5. Jump & Spin
  6. Adults

Parent/Child Class (30 Minutes)

Ages 3-6 

This is a class for the young skater who is apprehensive and would like Mom or Dad on the ice with them. 

Fall Skate School Kick Off


Here is your chance to get on the ice and meet the skate school instructors. If it's been a while, you can have an evaluation to make sure you are placed in the correct class. General Sports will check skate fit and make sure your skater is ready to go for the first week of class.

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time: 11 a.m. - noon
Cost: Free

Fall 2018 Skate School


Registration begins 8 a.m. Aug. 20 for Edina residents and Aug. 27 for non-residents.

Sign-up here, as classes can fill up fast!



  • The 11-week Fall Session runs Sept. 18 - Dec. 15 with classes offered during the day on Tuesdays and Saturdays. An 8-week Thursday night session will be offered Sep. 20 - Nov. 15. Two fall sessions of Jump and Spin are scheduled on Tuesday evenings. See the PDF of the schedule or the full Activities Directory for class information. 
  • No class the week of MEA (Oct. 16 - 20) except Jump and Spin or Thanksgiving week (Nov. 20 - Nov. 24)
  • If a class shows a wait list, please complete registration so you can be contacted in the event of a cancellation

Winter/Spring 2019 Skate School


Registration begins at 8 a.m. on December 10th for Edina residents and December 17th for non-residents



  • The twelve week winter/spring session runs January 8 - April 14 with classes offered during the day on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Winter and Spring sessions of Jump and Spin are scheduled on Tuesday evenings. 
  • No class the week of February 5 - 10 and March 18 - 24 (Edina Public Schools Spring Break)
  • If a class shows a wait list, please complete registration so you can be contacted in the event of a cancellation