Learn to Skate at the Skaneateles Y!

The Skaneateles Y offers opportunities throughout the year for all ages to lace up and learn how to skate.

Why learn to skate?

Why not! Ice skating is a lifelong sport and a lifelong skill. In the era of constant distraction, ice skating provides physical activity, builds focus, teaches perseverance and allows you to express yourself.

Group Lessons  Next Session
Register online HERE
Or in person at the Y.
For Skaneateles & Auburn Y Members Ages 6-10 years.
Thursdays, February 18- March 25
Basic 2/3 5:30 -5:50pm    For students who are not 1st time skaters, but have some experience
Basic 4/LTS2-3 5:50-6:10pm This level is more advance, skaters must be able to do crossovers and skate backwards and be beginning to skate backwards and backward cross overs.
Basic 6/ Pre-FreestyleLTS4-5 6:10-6:30pm This level is for skaters working on Mohawk, forward inside three turn, T stop, One-foot spin, and spiral
Fees: $60 for a 6-week session
Please register by February 11 - Spots are limited-
Ice Skates available, Helmets are required, borrow or bring your own.
$18 USA Learn to Skate membership also required. If you have a current membership no action is needed To obtain your LTS membership. Please register at learntoskateusa.com/registration/and choose Skater/parent of a skater.

Private Instruction

On Ice Personal Training Rates:

Including Power Skating - Edge Control

Individual Training:

Y –Members:
30 minute lesson: $30

Non-Members: Not available at this time due to Covid-19  restrictions.
30 minute lesson: $40
45 minute lesson: $50
60 minute lesson: $60


Purchase sessions at the front desk and provide a receipt to instructor.

Contact one of our Skating Professionals to set up an appointment:

Robyn Bentley 

Lisa Mirabito

Ellen Brayer