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Learn To Skate

Arctic Edge - Canton


Whether your goal is to achieve Olympic fame or simply enjoy the recreational benefits of skating, our Learn to Skate program is for you!

Our program offers year round classes for ages 3 1/2 through Adults!

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Jennifer Goen

Jennifer Goen

Learn to Skate Director

Summer Session - 8 weeks
June 20th - August 15th

*No Classes July 4th

View the Summer Class Schedule HERE


All Skaters MUST renew their Learn to Skate USA membership after June 1st for the Summer Session!

Tuesdays 6:00pm-6:45pm and 6:45pm-7:30pm

Future Stars and Icemen - Tuesdays 5:20pm-5:50pm

Upcoming Sessions

Fall: September 9th – October 30th

Winter I:  November 4th - January 15th

No Classes November 25th, November 27th, December 23rd - January 5th

Saturdays 10:00am-10:45am and 11:00am-11:45am

Mondays 6:30pm-7:15pm

Future Stars/Icemen Mondays 5:50pm-6:20pm

*prices reflect 8 week sessions

This membership and fee is mandatory for all skaters.  

The Learn to Skate USA Season Runs June 1st, 2023 through May 30, 2024


For Summer Session ALL skaters MUST renew LTS USA Membership!

  • BASIC SKILLS: $115

Classes offered are Snowplow 1 & 2, Basic 1 - 6, Freestyle 1 & 2.

  • FUTURE STARS: $150

Our Future Stars program is for skaters looking to take the next step into semi-private lessons. Classes offered are Basic 4 through Free Skate 4. Skater will receive a Future Stars Jacket for first time enrollment. 

  • ICEMEN: $115

This is an accelerated program to unify the male members of Learn to Skate. Icemen creates lasting friendships and comradery by providing instruction to further their skating skills while skating in small groups with their peers and role models.

  • Basic 2-6 Private Lesson Addition ($10 per 15 minute lesson): 

In addition to their group class, skaters may receive a 15 minute private lesson during their practice time. You may request  1 week or all 8 weeks if available. Instructors may rotate. Space is limited! It is available to Basic 2 - 6 skaters enrolled in classes only. MUST EMAIL TO REGISTER.

  • Private Lessons

Skaters interested in pursuing skating at a more competitive level. Ask our Learn to Skate Director, Jennifer Goen, about private lessons. 

  • Buying Skates

You can be measured, fitted and purchase skates at The Detroit Custom Skate Shop located in our arena by the West rink. We recommend skaters to wear their own skates, especially by Basic 3. 


Format: 30 minute class + 15 minute practice, once a week for 8 weeks. Future Stars and Icemen do not have a practice time.
Nametags: The nametag table will be located near the west rink entrance. Please wear your nametag every week. Coaches will collect them at the end of each class. On the First week please arrive 15 minutes early as we will meet at the tables 5 minutes before class starts.
Colored Posters: During the designated class time, skaters will meet at the colored poster located along the boards corresponding to the color dot on their nametag.
Practice Ice: Available for LTS students only. Parents and siblings are not allowed on the ice (with the exception of the adults in the Adult class). 

Make-up Classes: One per session if there’s another available class time for that level. Contact Learn to Skate Director Jen Goen at Make ups are not offered on the first week or last week of the sessions.
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.

  • Make sure that children are dressed warmly, including wearing pants and jacket that allow mobility. Along with a pair of gloves
  • We strongly recommend that beginner students regardless of age wear helmets. Bicycle or hockey helmets are acceptable.
  • Skates should be tied securely and snug at the ankle.
  • Parents are asked to watch from the stands.


Online Registration: Registration is available online through our website.
Skate Rental: Skate rental is available for $2/week.

Sibling Discount: 10% off for 2nd Child

FREE Open Skate Pass: Enrolled LTS skaters will receive an unlimited free open skate pass to use during the entire session that they are enrolled. The skater must present the pass to the front desk when paying for open skate. The pass will expire the last day of the LTS session.
Refund Policy: No refunds after the first week. Classes will not be pro-rated.

Procedures and Safety Requirements 

  • Parents your son or daughter may wear a mask on the ice if you prefer.

For more information call us at 734-487-7777, or email LTS director Jennifer Goen @


46615 Michigan Avenue
Canton, MI 48188

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