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Adult Hockey Programs & Public Skate

Adult Learn to Skate

The Adult Learn to Skate program is for adults who have never skated or those wanting to improve their current skills.

Classes are taught in a workshop style where the instructor introduces a new skill and then allows participants time to practice that skill and master it. Classes include 30-minutes of instruction and an additional 30-minute practice session.

Upcoming Program Dates

Series 3: January 4 - February 27
Series 4: February 29 - April 30 (no class the week of March 14)

Our eight-week series include classes on Mondays, Wednesdays or Saturdays.


$116*/8-week series*

The Adult Learn to Skate registration fee includes:

  • annual membership with U.S. Figure Skating
  • free skate rental
  • free on-campus parking
  • eight free public skate sessions

*DU affiliates and Coors Fitness Center members receive a 10 percent discount on learn to skate. Please call 303-871-3820 to verify your eligibility for this discount and request the online coupon code.

Age requirements

13 years and older

Instructor to participant ratio



Series 4 registration

Online registration will begin on February 15.

To register for Adult Learn to Skate classes, call 303-871-3820, stop by the Joy Burns Arena front desk or register online. Full payment is due at the time of registration.

Please note: Registrations will not be accepted on the first day of a series.

If you’re interested in a class that has reached the maximum enrollment, please call 303-871-3820 to be added to the waitlist.

Additional program information

For additional information on learn to skate, please call 303-871-3820 or email