Skating Education & Skill Training

Skating Education & Skill Training

Skating Skills Development Programs


Skating First On-Ice and Off-Ice Conditioning Programs can be tailored to specific needs and are available to players and teams that are interested in improving cardiovascular conditioning, speed, muscle strength and endurance, and overall flexibility on and off the ice.

Skating Skill Development Programs are open to players that want to develop stronger hockey skating skills.  Based on enrollment groups will be divided according to age and skill level.

Instructional Development Program Includes: Beginning-Intermediate Hockey Skating Skills & Advanced Hockey Skating Skills*

Program Cost:  $20/hour/ player with a 12 player minimum. Maximum number of players 20 per session.**  Depending on session location, an additional ice fee per player may also apply.


**Please contact the Skating First office for a complete listing of skating skills covered at each skating skill  level. **For groups larger than 12 players, additional coaching staff is available for an additional fee of $60/hour,


2019-2020 Group & Private Sessions

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Private lesson are being scheduled at Cleveland Heights Community Center, Euclid's CE Orr Arena, Mentor Ice Arena and The Pond. To see the current availability and to schedule a lesson please click here to be taken to the Sign Up Genius website where you can sign up for lessons or add yourself to the email list to receive regular updates regarding session availability.

Group & Private Sessions are also available throughout the regular season. Please click here for available openings and to be taken to Sign Up Genius website.

  • Learn to Play Hockey at Cleveland Heights Community Center September-March 2020 For information and to be taken to the City of Cleveland Height website, please click here.

  • Learn to Skate for Hockey Players at Euclid CE Orr Arena lessons now being offered from September-March 2020 For information and to be taken to the City of Euclid website, please click here.