Skate Classes

Skate classes at Oaks Park return this fall and winter with instruction for every level and interest! All classes include skate rental. Registration opens online 40 days in advance.



 

Introduction to Roller Skating

Saturdays, 12-1 PM • $40 per skater/4 weeks

Intro Youth I/II

15 & Younger

This 4-week course starts young skaters on their skating journey with the fundamentals of roller skating and basic skating safety techniques in a fun environment. USA Roller Sports certified coaches teach forward skating, backward skating, stopping, and more. Registration fees include admission to the Open Skate Session following class.

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Intro Youth III

15 & Younger

Skaters who completed Youth I/II will continue to expand their mastery of skating basics and get an introduction to the various styles of roller skating with this 4-week course. Students may be admitted without completing Youth I/II with instructor approval. Registration fees include admission to the Open Skate Session following class.

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Intro Adults

16 & Older

It is never too late to learn how to skate! Get comfortable on your wheels with basic skating techniques and safety practices as USARS certified coaches prepare you to explore the many disciplines of roller skating in this 4-week progressive course. Registration fees include admission to the Open Skate Session following class.

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Special Interest Classes

Special interest classes run on a drop-in basis • $10 per skater, per class
Participants must be comfortable with forward skating and stopping. Online ticketing opens 40 days in advance.

Freestyle Slalom

1st/3rd Saturdays • 6-7 PM
All-Ages

Freestyle slalom skating is a globally popular street sport and a highly technical field of inline roller skating that involves performing spins, edges, and tricks around a straight line of equally spaced cones. Come learn the basics and meet fellow enthusiasts! Class fee includes admission to the Open Skate Session following class.

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Quad Speed

2nd/4th Saturdays • 5-6 PM
All-Ages

Fuel your need for speed with technique and training for short-track quad skating. Not only is speed skating a great workout for your muscles, it also helps foster team-building and cooperation skills, mental dexterity, and endurance techniques for both body and mind. This class is excellent cross-training for other skating disciplines.

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SoulFit Rhythm

2nd/4th Saturdays • 6-7 PM
15 & Older

This class combines a low-impact, total body workout centered around the jam/rexing style of skating with the freedom and flow of movement-based exercise, creating a great way to relieve stress and be part of a supportive and positive community. Class fee includes admission to the Open Skate Session following class.

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Quad Endurance

2nd/4th Sundays • 5:30-6:30 PM
18 & Older

Join us for a brand new class focusing on roller derby endurance training and drills in a non-competitive environment. Perfect for retired derby players wanting to maintain their skills and fitness level or for skaters who are accomplished in other forms of skating who are looking to transition to roller derby. Advanced skaters only.


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Adult Artistic I/II

Thursdays, 6-7 PM
Starting January 6, 2022
16 & Older

An introductory class just for skaters 16 and older that focuses on the fundamentals of traditional Dance Skating that has been popular for generations. This class also features ground-up fundamentals and basics for adults who are brand new to roller skating. Includes admission to the live pipe organ Open Skate Session following class.

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"Coffee Club" Social Fitness

Thursdays, 10 AM-12 PM
Starting January 6, 2022
55 & Older

Head coach and RN Susan Richardson leads this long-running class centered around fun, friends, and zero-Impact fitness for seniors through strength exercises, dance instruction, and coffee breaks with fellow skaters. Beneficial to body and mind, the class is geared toward 55 and older, but all ages 18 and over are welcome.

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Pre-Competitive Program

Artistic I

Saturdays • 8:30-10 AM
$40 per skater/4 weeks
All-Ages

Prepare to enter the world of competitive roller figure skating or to participate in the the RSA Proficiency Test structure while receiving training and instruction alongside Oaks Park Skating Club junior members. Instructor invitation is required to participate in this class.

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Oaks Park Skating Club

Private practices 7 days a week
Affordable monthly dues
Elite level coaching

With a host of skaters of all levels from beginners to World Team members, OPSC is one of the most successful competition-level roller skating programs in the United States, focused on developing skaters to their highest athletic potential while providing a fun, social experience for members.

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Specialty Sessions with Group Instruction

These limited-admission skate sessions include an introduction to skating basics for young skaters. Group instruction during specialty sessions is taught by our USA Roller Sports certified coaches. Tickets open online 40 days in advance.

Kids' Morning Session

Saturdays • 10-11:30 AM
$10 per child
10 & Younger

Get the weekend up and rolling with family fun at a special session just for kids 10 and younger! Little visitors and their families experience our Roller Rink at their own pace! Session admission includes a 15-minute group lesson concentrating on getting new skaters rolling and comfortable on their skates. One adult free per paid child; additional adults welcome with the purchase of admission.

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Chipper's Preschool Skate

Tuesdays & Wednesdays • 10-11:30 AM
$10 per child
6 & Younger

Our littlest friends 6 and younger get the rink all to themselves for skating fun, snack time, and a visit with Chipper the Squirrel. Coach Amy teaches a 15-minute group skating lesson that introduces young kids to the principles of body movement while helping toddlers learn to follow directions through fun games. One adult free per paid child; additional adults welcome with the purchase of admission.

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Roller Skating is year-round fun!

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