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About the School of Skating

Welcome to our School of Skating! We provide skating instruction for skaters of all ages and skill levels. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn the basics or an experienced skater looking to take your skills to the next level, we've got you covered.

Our instructors are passionate about sharing their knowledge and skills. They specialize in a variety of disciplines including fundamental skating, jam skating, and artistic/figure skating.

Our regular services include private lessons and group classes that are offered and available weekly throughout the year. If you are having a party at a rink or a special skating event we can also provide instructors to help your event attendees and/or roller skating entertainers.

At our School of Skating, we believe that skating is for everyone and strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Whether you're a recreational skater or an aspiring performer, our goal is to help you reach your full potential on wheels.

So come and join us! Lace up your skates and let's get rolling!

Services

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Days: M & Su (held weekly)

Location: Austin Roller Rink**

**Rental Skates Included

Price: $25

Ages: 6+ for most classes

Levels: Newbie-Advanced

Register online before arriving to class.

Group classes are a great option for skaters who are looking to learn the basics and improve their skills in a supportive and social environment. Classes are led by an instructor who will provide instruction and feedback to all students. Group classes are typically more affordable than private lessons and are a great way to meet other skaters who have similar interests.

Pro: Classes are taught when the rink is closed to the general public & when the lights are on.

Con: There is one teacher for the group so skaters get some, but minimal, individualized feedback.

Locations

Location
General Area
Indoor/Outdoor
Rental Skates?
Address
Location Photo
Ash Pavilion
Kyle, TX
Outdoor
No
1231-1301 W Center St, Kyle, TX 78640
Bartholomew Derby Track
Mueller Area; East Austin, TX
Outdoor
No
2104 E 51st St, Austin, TX 78723
The Millennium Youth Complex
East Austin, TX
Indoor
Yes
1156 Hargrave St, Austin, TX 78702
Austin Roller Rink
South Austin, TX
Indoor
Yes
11600 Menchaca Rd #101, Austin, TX 78748

your instructors

Meet our dynamic team of instructors! Each one has a unique approach and style. Our instructors are dedicated to helping you reach your goals. Discover which one is the perfect fit for you and elevate your skating to the next level. Try them all for a well-rounded experience!

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Fundamentals Instructor

STEPHANIE

Stephanie is a blast on wheels! She's passionate about teaching roller skating fundamentals to newbies, beginners & intermediate skaters. Her Sunday class ("The Basics") is the perfect place to work on fundamentals, learn your first few tricks & meet other skaters. When she's not on the rink, she's teaches art to children at school, teaches yoga and she's an avid two-stepper. With her expert guidance and enthusiasm, you'll be flowing around the rink in no time. So, lace up and join Stephanie for a fun-filled roller skating experience!

Location(s):

South Austin, TX - Austin Roller Rink

Testimonial

"They have instruction for all skill levels during many different times throughout the week with experienced instructors in different areas of skating..."

Kelsey Nelson

tips for children

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1. Get Them Skates

If your child is 7 or younger, please consider purchasing them their own skates. The skates offered at the rink will be very slippery and heavy. If you get them their own skates, Coach Jackie can tighten their wheels to make them easier to stand on (this will take 10 minutes of the lesson).

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2. Start with A 1-on-1

Start off with a 25 minute private lesson... especially if it is their first 1-2 times on skates and keep it solo. It is possible to add another skater to a private, but kids typically need A LOT of help those first few skates. If you do end up doing a double lesson, it is best to cut the lesson in half and allow the teacher to focus on each skater for one-half the allotted time.

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3. Know this...

The first 1-3 days of roller skating will feel and seem IMPOSSIBLE for most people & especially young ones. Day 1 is usually a lot of falls, but don't worry, it is all part of the process. On day's 3-5 they should be standing up over their wheels a lot more and rolling... but it might take a little longer for them to look like they are actually skating. For the best learning curve, try to get your kid in skates 3x a week. If that isn't possible, shoot for at least 1x a week.

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