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Whether you’re new to skating, brushing up, or wanting to take your skating to the next level, you’ll love our Learn to Skate classes! Enthusiastic instruction along with the outdoor panoramic view of Canal Park will make your skating lessons an experience to remember!

We teach all ages (4 and up, including adults) and skill levels. Washington Canal Park Ice Rink proudly uses the U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills program for its class curriculum. The program stresses a skating environment that is exciting, rewarding, safe, and fun.

Lessons are held in four-week sessions, at a cost of $75/session. Practice sessions and skate rental included. 

Session 1: January 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th, and
Session 2: February 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd. 

On those dates, classes offered 9:00-9:30am, 9:45-10:15am, and 10:30-11:00am

Private lessons available by appointment only. 

Contact or call 202-554-6051 for more info. 


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