North Stars Skate School

Come learn to skate with us! When you join our Learn to Skate program you will be registered with Learnt to Skate USA! You will receive a half hour of lesson time with limited class sizes. The basic skills hockey program is certified by USA hockey. Participants in North Stars Skate School are eligible to take part in our annual spring show in May.

See our class descriptions below for more information


SUMMER SESSION II - July 26 - August 30 - TCO Sports Center (formally Vadnais Sports Center)

Power Class - Monday 6:20-6:50 p.m.

Group Classes - Tuesdays - 6:20-6:50 p.m. or 6:50-7:20 p.m.

 Registraion is open! 


New program procedures/modifications:  NEW-NSSS Procedures

Summer schedule and informationNSSS-SUMMER 2021.pdf


**Not available during the class times? or dates do not work out?   Contact NSSS Director about small group or private lessons options**

Coming soon:

  • Fall Classic Competition - all levels welcome!  Compete with your skills and pick own music and costume! Fun for everyone! 

  • We offer lessons year round!  Keep checking back for detailed schedules and locations! 


Please contact Skate School Director Nikki Bennis with any questions.  [email protected]/651-398-7183


Snowplow Sam Classes (Snowplow 1-4)

Four progressive levels that are designed to introduce preliminary moves to young beginning skaters. Helmets are recommended for all skaters while on the ice.  A lightweight bike helmet is acceptable.

Basic Skills Classes (Basic 1-6)

Six carefully planned progressive levels allow skaters to feel comfortable on the ice while learning the basics of skating.  Introduction to forward and backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers and turns.

Free Skate Classes (Pre Freeskate-Freeskate 3)

Skaters must have passed Basic 6.  Skaters learn jumps, spins and other advanced figure skating elements.

Hockey Classes (Hockey 1-4, Power skating)

Four progressive levels teaching the fundamentals of hockey skating.  Focus is on balance and agility. Elements will be taught without a stick or puck. Hockey helmet is suggested but optional.

Adult Classes (Adult 1-6)

 This class, for adults only, will follow four progressive levels appropriate for the beginner skater or skaters who would like to brush up on their skills to be comfortable on the ice again.

Ice Dance Classes (Dance 1-3)

Skaters must have passed Basic 4.  Skaters are taught the footwork, timing and dance holds necessary for learning basic ice dance skills.  Ice Dance also add a sense of style and grace, improved posture and emphasizes proper stroking technique which gives the skater increased power.

Special Events

Watch our website and Facebook page for seasonal events that are fun for the whole family! 

Ready for a Private Coach?

When you are ready to take the next step into private lessons, contact any of the coaches on our coaches tab for more information.