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Learn to Skate Application

All registrations for classes, spring show, private instruction etc. is done on a first-come first-serve basis. We reserve the right to limit class size & enrollment. Registrations must include payment in full.

Refund Policy

  • All refunds will be assessed a $25 processing fee
  • After the first week of a session there will be no refunds granted
  • Refunds due to serious injury will be given with a doctor's note

Make-up Policy

At this time we are not able to accommodate any make up classes.

Account Set Up:
NSC Event HQ.
 This system will streamline your enrollment process and give you more access to your customer account. 

If this is your first time using the system, you will need to create a NSC Event HQ Household Account.  The account owner must be 18 years of age or older.  

After you have created your account, verify your email and set up your password. You can then add your spouse and/or children as “participants”.  Click here to get started.

If you already have an account then login here.

Skating Contacts

Anna Leik

Phone: 763.717.3209 Fx: 763.785.5650

Jane Schaber

Phone: 763.717.3891 Fx: 763.785.5650

Tot 1

Ages 4 - 5
This class is for a newer skater or a skater with little skating experience.
Must be four years old by the start of the session.

The following skills will be mastered during this class

  • Proper way to fall
  • Proper way to get up (unassisted)
  • Balance on two feet
  • Marching
  • Dip in Place
  • Two foot glide
  • Policies

Once a skater passes Tot 1, register for Tot 2

  • Parents are not allowed on the ice during instruction or in the hockey boxes while classes are in session.
  • Skaters will be evaluated on the first day of class to ensure appropriate class placement
  • Skaters must wear helmets (bike or hockey). Dress with mittens and warm attire (snowpants, sweatpants, etc.)  Loose layers are best.
  • Beginner skaters are encouraged to wear good figure or hockey figure skates (no double blades)
  • Skates may be rented at the NSC
  • Continuing students should consider purchasing their own skates for best results

Tot 2

Ages 4 - 5
Must have passed Tot 1 to register for this class
The following skills will be mastered during this class

  • Forward skating
  • Two foot glide
  • Single forward swizzle
  • Dip while moving
  • Backward skating
  • Policies

Once a skater passes Tot 2, register for Beginner 2

  • Skaters will be evaluated on the first day of class to ensure appropriate class placement
  • Skaters must wear helmets (bike or hockey). Dress with mittens and warm attire (snowpants, sweatpants, etc.)  Loose layers are best.
  • Beginner skaters are encouraged to wear good figure or hockey figure skates (no double blades)
  • Skates may be rented at the NSC
  • Continuing students should consider purchasing their own skates for best results
  • Parents are not allowed on the ice during instruction or in the hockey boxes while classes are in session.

Beginner 1

Ages 6 and up
This class is for a new skater or a skater with little skating experience
The following skills will be mastered in this class

  • Proper way to fall
  • Proper way to get up
  • Two foot glide
  • Forward skating
  • Single forward swizzle
  • Dip while moving
  • Backward skating
  • Policies

Once a skater passes Beginner 1, register for Beginner 2

  1. Skaters will be evaluated on the first day of class to ensure appropriate class placement
  • Skaters are encouraged to wear helmets (bike or hockey). Dress with mittens and warm attire (snowpants, sweatpants, etc.)  Loose layers are best.
  • Beginner skaters are encouraged to wear good figure or hockey figure skates (no double blades)
  • Skates may be rented at the NSC
  • Continuing students should consider purchasing their own skates for best results
  • Parents are not allowed on the ice during instruction or in the hockey boxes while classes are in session.

Beginner 2

Must have passed Beginner 1 or Tot 2 to register for this class
The following skills will be mastered during this class

  • One foot glide, left foot
  • One foot glide, right foot
  • Once backward swizzle
  • Rocking horse
  • Two foot hop
  • Prep for snowplow stop
  • Policies

Once a skater passes Beginner 2, register for Pre Alpha

  1. Skaters will be evaluated on the first day of class to ensure appropriate class placement
  • Skaters are encouraged to wear helmets (bike or hockey). Dress with mittens and warm attire (snowpants, sweatpants, etc.)  Loose layers are best.
  • Beginner skaters are encouraged to wear good figure or hockey figure skates (no double blades)
  • Skates may be rented at the NSC
  • Continuing students should consider purchasing their own skates for best results
  • Parents are not allowed on the ice during instruction or in the hockey boxes while classes are in session.

Pre Alpha

Must have passed Beginner 2 to register for this class
The following skills will be mastered during this class

  • Two foot glide
  • Backward wiggles
  • One foot glide, right foot
  • One foot glide, left foot
  • Three forward swizzles
  • Three backward swizzles
  • Policies

Once a skater passes Pre Alpha, register for Alpha

  • Skaters are encouraged to wear helmets (bike or hockey). Dress with mittens and warm attire (snowpants, sweatpants, etc.)  Loose layers are best.
  • Beginner skaters are encouraged to wear good figure or hockey figure skates (no double blades)
  • Skates may be rented at the NSC
  • Continuing students should consider purchasing their own skates for best results
  • Parents are not allowed on the ice during instruction or in the hockey boxes while classes are in session.

Alpha

Must have passed Pre Alpha to register for this class
The following skills will be mastered during this class

  • Forward stroking
  • Snowplow stop
  • Forward crossovers, clockwise
  • Forward crossovers, counter clockwise
  • Policies

Once a skater passes Alpha, register for Beta

  • Skaters are encouraged to wear helmets (bike or hockey). Dress with mittens and warm attire (snowpants, sweatpants, etc.)  Loose layers are best.
  • Skates may be rented at the NSC
  • Continuing students should consider purchasing their own skates for best results
  • Parents are not allowed on the ice during instruction or in the hockey boxes while classes are in session.

Beta

Must have passed Alpha to register for this class
The following skills will be mastered during this class

  • Backward stroking
  • T stop, right foot
  • T stop, left foot
  • Backward crossovers, clockwise
  • Backward crossovers, counter clockwise
  • Policies

Additional class option

  • LTS Plus

Once a skater passes Beta, register for Gamma

  • Skaters are encouraged to wear helmets (bike or hockey). Dress with mittens and warm attire (snowpants, sweatpants, etc.)  Loose layers are best.
  • Skates may be rented at the NSC
  • Continuing students should consider purchasing their own skates for best results
  • Parents are not allowed on the ice during instruction or in the hockey boxes while classes are in session.

Gamma

Must have passed Beta to register for this class
The following skills will be mastered during this class

  • Forward outside three turn, right foot
  • Forward outside three turn. left foot
  • Forward mohawk combination, clockwise
  • Forward mohawk combination, counter clockwise
  • Hockey Stop
  • Policies

Additional class option

  • LTS Plus

Once a skater passes Gamma, register for Delta

Once a skater passes Delta, register ISI Freestyle Class (on ice), optional off ice technique or private lessons.

  • Dress with mittens and warm attire (snowpants, sweatpants, etc.)  Loose layers are best.
  • Skates may be rented at the NSC
  • Continuing students should consider purchasing their own skates for best results
  • Parents are not allowed on the ice during instruction or in the hockey boxes while classes are in session.

Delta

Must have passed Gamma to register for this class
The following skills will be mastered during this class

  • Forward inside three turn, right foot
  • Forward inside three turn, left foot
  • Forward outside consecutive edges
  • Forward inside consecutive edges
  • Shoot the duck or lunge
  • Bunny hop
  • Policies

Additional class option

  • LTS Plus

Once a skater passes Delta, register ISI Freestyle Class (on ice), optional off ice technique or private lessons.

  • Dress with mittens and warm attire (snowpants, sweatpants, etc.)  Loose layers are best.
  • Skates may be rented at the NSC
  • Continuing students should consider purchasing their own skates for best results
  • Parents are not allowed on the ice during instruction or in the hockey boxes while classes are in session.