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Learn to Speedskate Program Info

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. 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.


Both youth (ages 6+) and adults are invited to join this introductory program and learn the basics of speedskating. Experienced speedskating coaches from Midway Speedskating and Greater MN Speedskating Association used. Register by November 8; late registrations accepted, if space is available. 

NEW! - 3 Session Options Available. Participate for the FULL season  OR only participate in the first or second half of the season.

FULL SEASON- No class on November 28, December 24, December 26, December 31 and January 2. Parent/skater meeting Nov 12 in Rose room.

1st HALF- No class on November 28. Parent/skater meeting Nov 12 in Rose room.

2nd HALF- Parent/skater meeting Jan 2 in Rose room. 


Roseville-Residents = $109

Regular (Non-res) = $119

Click here if you require speedskate rentals (additional $50). 


Roseville- Resident= $55.00 

Regular (Non-Resident)= $60.00 

Click here if you require speedskate rentals (additional $30). 

Winter Learn to Speedskate

Program # Day/Dates Time No Class
9100.922- FULL Tu & Th, Nov 12 - Feb 18 5:30 - 6:30 pm Nov 28, Dec 24, 26, 31 & Jan 2
9100.959- 1st HALF Tu & Th, Nov 12 - Dec 19 5:30 - 6:30 pm Nov 28; Parent Mtg- Nov 12
9100.960- 2nd HALF Tu & Th, Jan 2 - Feb 18 5:30 - 6:30 pm Parent Mtg- Jan 2


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