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Southside Skating School

Learn to Skate with Southside Skating School

Southside Skating School provides opportunities for skaters of all ages and skill levels to experience the wonderful sport of skating, all year round! In each Learn to Skate session, skaters will learn new skills and practice elements within their class level, taught by our dedicated and certified coaching staff. We follow the curriculum of Learn to Skate, USA, preparing skaters for a lifetime love of skating and to help them achieve their goals whether it's general skating abilities, or advancing to hockey or figure skating classes.

Our Skating School Schedule

Our sessions are 6-8 weeks in length and run through the following months

Session 1: Sept - Nov

Session 2: Nov & Dec

Session 3: Jan - Feb

Session 4: Feb & March

Summer Session:  June - Aug

About Us

All of our coaches are:

  • Certified and Registered with Learn to Skate USA
  • Have successfully completed a background check
  • Complete ongoing training every year

Our goal is to provide our skaters with the BEST and SAFEST skating experience in the Grand Rapids area!

Learn to Skate, USA is fully supported by USA Hockey, U.S. Figure Skating, and US Speedskating and is recognized as the world's best ice skating program