What Class to Take?

What class should my skater sign up for?

If your skater is 3 - 5 years old

You may sign up for a P.A.L.S (Parent And Little Skater) class. The Parent / guardian skating with the child must be at least 16 years old and should have some skating experience.

You may sign up for the Snowplow Sam class (formerly known as beginners). This class is designed to develop the preliminary coordination and strength necessary to move on skates.

If your skater is 5 years or older

You may sign up for a P.A.L.S, Snowplow Sam or Hockey Tracks 1 class.

If your skater 6 years or older

You may sign up for P.A.L.S, Basic 1, Hockey Tracks 1 or the class listed on their last test sheet (if lessons were taken at the Burnsville Ice Center). You may also call the rink at 952-895-4657 for an assessment of the skater.

If you are 16 years old or older

You may sign up for the adult class or any class that is appropriate for your level.

If your skater has taken lessons at another rink

Call the Burnsville Ice Center at 952-895-4657 and we will try to assess the skater over the phone so they are placed in the correct class. We may also schedule a time to assess them on the ice if necessary.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are open to participants 3 years of age and older and at any skill level. It consists of a 20-minute lesson with an instructor and 40 minutes of practice time.