Chicago Edge Skating Academy offers various programs for anyone with the desire to skate! Whether your goal is to become a stronger recreational skater, or to become a figure skater or hockey player, we have a program for you! 

Our world-class programs are taught by PSA and Safesport certified coaches who are passionate about sharing their love for the ice. All classes are designed to take skaters from beginners to the advanced freestyle levels. Coaches will keep track of each skater's progress and move them on to the next level at their own pace.

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All programs follow the curriculum of Learn to Skate USA


6 WEEKS: March 10th - April 24th 


All Snowplow Sam and Basic Skills classes now have a 30 minute off-ice class following their on-ice skating! Come join us upstairs for a fun, game-oriented classes designed to help you build strength, balance and coordination on the ice! Off-ice is already included in registration prices.

WEDNESDAYS: Snowplow Sam, Basic Skills, Adult, Teen, Freestyle, ASPIRE Express

Class time: 4:40-5:10pm, 4:40-5:40pm, 4:40-6:30pm

THURSDAYS: Snowplow, Basic Skills, Teen, Adult

Class time:12:20-1:20pm

FRIDAYS: Snowplow Sam, Basic Skills, Teen, Adult

Class time: 4:30-5:00pm, 4:30-5:30pm

SATURDAYS: Snowplow Sam, Basic Skills, Adult, Teen, Edges&Power, Freestyle, Artistry in Motion, Ballet on Ice, ASPIRE US Figure Skating, ASPIRE Junior Figure Skaters

Class time: 7:20-7:50am, 8:00-9:00am, 9:00-9:30am, 9:30-10:30am

Not sure which level to sign up for? Email admin@chicagoedgeskating.com and we can help you out!

Session Details:

  • Rental skates are available for purchase at the front desk

  • Controlled student to teacher ratios ensure that every skater gets the attention they need

  • All skaters are tested at their own pace! Coaches will move skaters up to the next level when they are ready

  • All coaches will be wearing masks on the ice

  • Make-ups will be allowed but must be used during the current session. Make-ups will not roll over to upcoming sessions and no refunds will be given. Please email admin@chicagoedgeskating.com if you need to schedule a make up class.

  • Open spaces for classes will fill up quickly due to CDC capacity guidelines and restrictions

What to bring:

  • Please layer warm comfortable clothing that allows for unrestricted movement.

  • Helmet: required for all beginning skaters and highly recommended for skaters age 6 and younger.

  • Gloves

  • Thin socks/stockings

  • Anyone that is not actively on the ice must be wearing a mask. Although it is not required to wear masks while skating we highly encourage masks to be worn at all times

  • Masks MUST BE WORN during off-ice classes! No exceptions

Upon arriving to each class please check-in at the Chicago Edge Skating Academy table. After checking in you will be guided and instructed on where to go. Be sure to read our Covid-19 policies before coming for additional rules set forth by CESA and Darien Sportsplex.

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All skaters in levels Basic 2-6 are required to purchase a Learn to Skate USA membership and bring their record books to class. 

Current memberships are valid July 1, 2020 -June 30, 2021.

Your membership includes:

- Becoming a member of the best skating program endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating, USA Hockey and US Speedskating.

- Gain great information to make sure your first glides on ice are successful ones.

- Access full listings of where to sign up for skating classes.

- Receive a Welcome Packet in the mail, which includes a subscription to Learn To Skate USA The Magazine valued at $3 (allow 2-4 weeks for delivery)

- Receive secondary sport accident insurance

- Participate in lessons, performances, competitions, and all activities associated with Learn to Skate USA.

Click here to purchase your membership!


Classes and Packages


Located at Darien Sportsplex
451 Plainfield Rd, Darien, IL 60561

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