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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 2: October 18 - December 17 (no class on November 24, 26 or 29)
Series 3: January 5 - February 28 (Class is held on Monday, January 19.)
Series 4: March 9 - May 2
Series 5: May 4 - June 25 (no class on May 25)

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


$115*/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



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