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  • Monday – Friday,
    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday – Friday,
    8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (June – August &
    during public skating sessions)
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Learn To Skate Summer 2014 Register Now

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Class Progression

For more detailed information on class progression please click on the Skating Level Description Link and click here to see progression chart

Age Class
Age 6 and younger Tot 1, Tot 2, Tot 3, and Tot 4
Age 7 and older Pre-Alpha 1, Pre-Alpha 2, Alpha 1, Alpha 2, Beta 1, Beta 2, Gamma 1, Gamma 2, Delta 1, Delta 2, Freestyle/Ice Dance Program

Spring Series are all 8 weeks, Summer Series are 6 all weeks.

New this Spring: Learn to Skate to Play Hockey Class. Offered on Wednesday Evenings from 6:35pm-7:35pm. This class will teach the basics of skating as related to learning the skating skills necessary to play ice hockey for age 5 & older. Instructed by M.F. Schurman Head Hockey Coach for the University of Delaware Men's Ice Hockey Team.

Program No. Date Time




June 24

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29


6:00 p.m-7:00 p.m





June 25

July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30


6:00 p.m-7:00 p.m


Registration Fee: Click Here to Register

Summer: $105/$100 each additional family member.

Skate Rental

Skate rental is available for an additonal cost of $3 per rental. For those who are using their own skates, make sure they are sharpened before the first class. A skate rental card, which is good for 10 skate rentals, can be purchased for $25.

Parent Skate

The parent skate option is for the parent or legal guardian of those enrolled in class. This allows a parent to skate on the half-hour practice following classes. Parent skate is highly recomended for young skaters and is a lot of fun!
$30 per parent

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There are three ways to register for the Learn To Skate program.

1. Online registration using our secure form.
    Register up to three skaters per form.

    Registration for Ballet, Stroking and Power Development must be
    done in person at the Information window in the Fred Rust Ice Arena

2. Call (302) 831-2868 to have a registration form mailed to you.

3. Visit the Fred Rust Ice Arena Information Window and register in person.
    Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

If you have any questions contact the University of Delaware, Fred Rust Ice Arena, Newark, DE 19716 at (302) 831-6051 or send an e-mail to

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