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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 

2023-2024 Winter Learn to Speedskate- OVAL (Outside)


FULL SEASON- NOV 16 - FEB 15 (No class 11/23, 12/26, 12/28 & 1/2)- Skate pick-up & information on Nov 14 @ 5:30pm 

1st HALF- NOV 16 - DEC 21 (No class on 11/23) - Skate pick-up & information on Nov 14 @ 5:30pm 

2nd HALF- JAN 9 - FEB 15 -  Skate pick-up & information on Jan 4 @ 5:30pm 

Skate rentals are available for rent for an additional $50.00- which can be purchased during registration process. 

2023-2024 Winter Learn to Speedskate

Program # Day/Dates Time Price
9101.146- Session 1 FULL Tu & Th, Nov 16 - Feb 15 5:30 - 6:30 pm $140 / RV-Res $130
9101.147- Session 2 (1st Half) Tu & Th, Nov 16- Dec 21 5:30 - 6:30 pm $80 / RV-Res $70
9101.148- Session 3 (2nd Half) Tu & Th, Jan 9 - Feb 15 5:30 - 6:30 pm $90 / RV-Res $80


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