Learn to Skate & Play Hockey

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Registration is now open for Session 2 (begins Nov 5). Check out our links to find out more about our program or see what the dates are for the entire 2022-23 season

Learn to Skate, Learn to Play Hockey and Snow Plow are city-run programs that offer boys and girls of all ages the opportunity to being and develop their skating or hockey skills in an instructive and fun group environment.  For more information, visit www.walkericeandfitness.com or email Mike at mfountain@walkericeandfitness.com

We also offer adult lessons! Our adult class is perfect for those 16+ who are stepping out on the ice for the first time or want to brush up on their skills.  Remember, it's never too late to learn to skate!

  • For questions about Learn to Skate, Learn to Play Hockey, Snow Plow or other Ice Arena inquiries, email Mike Fountain or call him at (616) 735-6112.

Learn to Skate:

Learn To Skate provides a fun way for skaters of all ages to learn to fundamentals of ice skating.  Skaters are divided among our instructors based on experience, so the program is great for beginners and more advanced skaters.   Learn to Skate will ensure you learn the correct techniques of the basic elements of skating.  Email mfountain@walkericeandfitness.com with any questions.

Learn to Play Hockey:


Learn To Play Hockey is a great way for boys and girls to start and develop their hockey playing skills. It's really important for Learn to Play Hockey that participants have basic skating skills. Full equipment is required - email Mike Fountain with any questions.

Snow Plow:


Snow Plow is for boys and girls 5 years and younger who've never skated before. It teaches kids the basics of skating in a fun and safe environment. Email mfountain@walkericeandfitness.com with any questions.

Learn to Skate USA

We are proud to be partnering with Learn to Skate USA.  This partnership provides your skaters with instruction from background-screened, certified instructors and instruction that follows a standardized curriculum founded in solid and fun skill progression. For other benefits visit Learn to Skate USA’s website

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