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Learn to Speedskate Program Info

Learn to Speedskate

The Roseville Learn to Speedskate (Novice) Program is a non-profit, entry-level speed skating program offered through the Roseville Parks and Recreation Department. The program is open to all metro-area skaters ages 6 through adult, who would like an introduction to the sport of speed skating.  Experienced speedskating coaches from Midway Speedskating and Greater MN Speedskating Association used. Speed skates are available for rent.

The main goal for the program is to learn proper skating techniques so they learn a skill to enjoy throughout their life, and most importantly, have fun doing so.

Participants must be able to skate independently. 

Winter Session= November - February on outdoor OVAL 

Spring Session= April - May, indoor short track 

2023 Spring Indoor Learn to Speedskate- Short Track

Program # Ages Dates/Times
9101.133 Ages 6-10 APRIL 24 -MAY 22 / 7-7:45pm
9101.134 Ages 11-Adults APRIL 24 -MAY 22 / 7:45 -8:30pm

Winter Learn to Speedskate- OVAL (Outside)


FULL SEASON- NOV 17 - FEB 16 (No class 11/24, 12/27, 12/29) - Parent/skater meeting Nov 15 in Fireside room 5:30-6:30

1st HALF- NOV 17 - DEC 22 (No class on 11/24) - Parent/skater meeting Nov 15 in Fireside room 5:30-6:30.

2nd HALF- JAN 5 - FEB 16 -  Parent/skater meeting Jan 3 in Rose room. 

Click here if you require speedskate rentals (additional $$- paid to GMSA)

2022-2023 Winter Learn to Speedskate

Program # Day/Dates Time Price
9101.125- FULL Tu & Th, Nov 17 - Feb 16 5:30 - 6:30 pm $135 / RV-Res $125
9101.126- 1st HALF Tu & Th, Nov 17- Dec 22 5:30 - 6:30 pm $75 / RV-Res $65
9101.127- 2nd HALF Tu & Th, Jan 5 - Feb 16 5:30 - 6:30 pm $85 / RV-Res $75


The Roseville Skate School is the perfect place to learn the basics. Speed skating is all about edges and being comfortable on ice blades. Learn to Skate classes teach important basics and allow your skater to gain confidence. Tell your coach that you are interested in speed skating and they can cover the basics that all skaters need to know.

Click here to enroll in Skate School