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 3 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. 

Questions? Call Guest Services at 952-833-9506
  1. Parent & Child 
  2. Snowplow Sam
  3. Basic Skills
  4. USA Hockey
  5. Jump & Spin
  6. Adults
Parent/Child (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 


Registration begins at noon on August 20 for Edina residents and August 27 for non-residents



View a PDF of our Fall Classes 

  • Classes start on September 17th and are scheduled for 11 weeks on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  Thursday classes begin September 19 and are scheduled for 8 weeks
  • No classes October 15-19 and November 26-30.  No class on Halloween, October 31. 
  • If a class shows a wait list, please complete registration and you will be contacted if a spot becomes available

Fall Skate School Kick Off


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

Date: Saturday, September 14
Time: 11 a.m. - noon
Fee:   Free 

Winter Skate School


Registration begins at noon on December 10 for Edina residents and December 17 for non-residents



  • Classes start on January 7th and are scheduled for 11 weeks on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays  
  • No classes February 4-9 and March 24-29.  
  • If a class shows a wait list, please complete registration and you will be contacted if a spot becomes available