Learn to Skate


No Learn to Skate - February 8, 9 & 11, 2023

February 6, 2023 - As we prepare and put on our spectacular "Rock the Rink" ice show, there will not be any Learn to Skate sessions February 8-11 at Sprinker Recreation Center. Come see performances by your skating coaches, and class helpers, and see Miss SueEllen fly. Limited tickets are available.

Welcome to Sprinker Recreation Center’s ISI Learn To Skate program.  Sprinker strives to provide a fun and safe experience, to teach the correct technique of the simple basic elements, to promote health and physical fitness, and enable all participants to develop skills necessary for a lifetime of skating.  

Each skater will receive:

  • 30 minute group instruction with a certified ISI Coach
  • Rental figure or hockey skates for classes
  • practice on the public session the day of lesson
  • 2 free admissions to the public sessions 
  • Skill evaluation, ribbon and or badge.  
image of Learn to Skate class


  • $90 for 9 lessons
  • $70 for 7 lessons
  • $15 yearly ISI Membership is required.
    ISI membership is for skaters of all ages and abilities, from beginning to recreational to competitive levels. All skaters must be current ISI members to enroll in classes.
  • Register online or by phone at (253)798-4000.

Levels of Instruction Include:

  • Pre Skate 1, 2, 3, 4 (Ages 4-6) 
  • Beginning 1 (Ages 7-Adult)
  • Beginning 2, PreAlpha, Alpha 1 & 2, Beta 1 & 2, Gamma 1 & 2, Delta 1 & 2, Beginning Freestyle, Freestyle 1, Freestyle 2, Freestyle 3 & Beginning Freestyle 4.

Monday Classes
$90 - 9 weeks
Spring Session 3

March 20-May 22
(no class April 3)

5:45-6:15 pm
6:15-6:45 pm

Wednesday Classes
$90 - 9 weeks
Spring Session 3

March 22-May 24
(no class April 5)

5:45-6:15 pm
6:15-6:45 pm

Thursday Classes
$90 - 9 weeks
Spring Session 3

March 23-May 25
(no class April 6)

10:30-11:00 am

Saturday Classes
$70 - 7 weeks
Spring Session 3

March 11 -May 25
(no classes April 1, 8, 22)

10:30-11:00 am
11:00-11:30 am

  • Most class levels will be limited to 9 participants per instructor when possible. Make up lessons are not available. 
  • ISI Membership required. If paying online, add to the cart before checking out. If a class is full, please add the participant to the waiting list. ISI membership is not required for the waitlist.

Spring Session 2023: Begins March 11

Registration opens February 4, 2023

  • Levels being offered:
    • Beginners: Pre-skate 1-4, Beginning 1 (Ages: 7+)
    • Intermediate: Beg. 2 (all ages), PreAlpha, Alpha 1& 2, Beta 1& 2, Gamma1 & 2, Delta 1 & 2
    • Advanced: Freestyle 1-3, and Beg. Freestyle 4


Registration for the Learn to Skate Winter session is closed. The sessions have reached maximum capacity as well as the waitlist. For additional assistance please call 253-798-4000.

Class Times:

All classes are 30 minutes in length. Class times are subject to change based on enrollment and are reassigned on the first day of class. 

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your class time for possible changes and to pick up attendance punch cards. Skaters should be ready to go with their skates 5 minutes prior to the start of class. 

Skating Attire:

  • PreSkate and beginning skaters are encouraged to wear an All-Sport Safety helmet. All skaters should wear gloves, long pants, warm layered clothing, and appropriate socks (not too thick) is recommended for all levels.
  • Freestyle level skaters should wear skating attire such as yoga pants, joggers, and leggings. Long hair should be pulled back away from the face.  Figure Skates are recommended for this level but not required.    

Program Contact:

Janice Forbes, Figure Skating Program Coordinator
(253) 798-4045  |  email


Sprinker Recreation Center
14824 "C" Street S, Tacoma, WA 98444 (map)