Adult skating lessons at the Somerville Campus

Somerville Campus

Founders Memorial Rink – 570 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA

Founders Memorial Rink offers parking, snack machines, and an off-ice area to put on skates and warm clothing. Skate rentals are not available at this Campus. Please make sure your skater arrives with their own skates.

Important Announcement: Spring 1 Lessons at Simoni Rink

Due to construction at Veterans Arena, all Spring 1 lessons will take place at Simoni Rink.

Location: Simoni Rink, 155 Gore Street, Cambridge, MA 02141

Rental Skates: $7.00 per session

Parking: Onsite parking is available

Spring 1 lessons will be held on both Saturday and Thursday.

2023-2024 Program Schedule

 

  Term First Class Last Class No Class # Classes Price Registration Opens

Basic Skills Saturdays 2:00pm-2:50pm
(Ages 4-17: Snowplow Sam, Basic 1-6)

Fall Sept 9, 2023 Oct 28, 2023 8 $256 Closed
Winter 1 Nov 4, 2023 Jan 20, 2024 11/11, 11/25, 12/30 9 $288 Closed
Winter 2 Jan 27, 2024 Mar 30, 2024 2/17 9 $288 Closed
Spring 1 (Cambridge -Simoni) Apr 13, 2024 Jun 1, 2024 5/25 7 $224 Closed
Spring 2 (Somerville – Veterans) June 8, 2024 June 29, 2024 4 $128

Basic Skills Saturdays 3:00pm-3:50pm
(Ages 4-17: Pre-Free Skate – Free Skate 6 & Adults: All Levels)

Fall Sept 9, 2023 Oct 28, 2023 8 $256 Closed
Winter 1 Nov 4, 2023 Jan 20, 2024 11/11, 11/25, 12/30 9 $288 Closed
Winter 2 Jan 27, 2024 Mar 30, 2024 2/17 9 $288 Closed
Spring 1 (Cambridge -Simoni) Apr 13, 2024 Jun 1, 2024 5/25 7 $224 Closed
Spring 2 (Somerville – Veterans) Jun 8, 2024 Jun 29, 2024 4 $128

Basic Skills Tuesdays 6:00pm-6:50pm
(Ages 4-17: Snowplow Sam, Basic 1-6)

Fall Sept 12, 2023 Nov 14, 2023 10/31 9 $288 Closed
Winter 1 Nov 21, 2023 Jan 23, 2024 12/26 9 $288 Closed
Winter 2 Jan 30, 2024 Mar 26, 2024 9 $288 Closed

Basic Skills Tuesdays 7:00pm-7:50pm
(Ages 4-17: Pre-Free Skate – Free Skate 6 & Adults: All Levels)

Fall Sept 12, 2023 Nov 14, 2023 10/31 9 $288 Closed 
Winter 1 Nov 21, 2023 Jan 23, 2024 12/26 9 $288 Closed
Winter 2 Jan 30, 2024 Mar 26, 2024 9 $288 Closed

Basic Skills Thursdays 6:00pm-6:50pm
(Ages 4-17: Snowplow Sam, Basic 1-6)

Spring 2 (Somerville – Veterans) June 6, 2024 June 27, 2024 4 $128
Summer (Veterans) July 11, 2024 August 22, 2024 7 $196 June 10th

Basic Skills Thursdays 6:30pm-7:20pm
(Ages 4-17: Pre-Free Skate – Free Skate 6 & Adults: All Levels)

Spring 2 (Somerville – Veterans) June 6, 2024 June 27, 2024 4 $128
Summer (Veterans) July 11, 2024 August 22, 2024 7 $196 June 10th

*Please call (617) 787-5283 to inquire about availability on closed classes or to discuss skater eligibility.

  • Registration will close five business days prior to the first class at each campus location.
  • Classes will include 25-minutes of instructional time and 25-minutes of practice time. Please keep in mind that instruction and practice may be either during the first 25 minutes or the second 25 minutes which is determined by level.
  • The Skating Academy Policies & Waivers

Programs Offered

Snowplow Sam

This is where it all begins! These classes are designed to help children six and younger develop the ABCs of movement – Agility, Balance, Coordination and speed. The ABCs are essential for developing fundamental movement skills and physical literacy. All classes will be taught in a safe and positive environment, incorporating fun and games making class time an enjoyable experience for all. Learn More

Basic Skills

Fun, goal-oriented program for beginners, children (age 4+) through adults. Skaters will receive Basic Skills instruction following the Learn to Skate USA curriculum endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating and USA Hockey. Basic Skills sessions offered: Snowplow Sam, Basic Skills, Pre-Free Skate through Free Skate 6, and Adults at all levels. Learn More

Campus Professionals

Kim Wheeland
Campus Manager

Jun-Hong Chen
Instructor
Shin-Juh Chen
Instructor
Caroline Depietri
Instructor
Jessica Dupere
Instructor
Clara Gross
Instructor

Can’t find a session to fit your schedule? Check out our other campuses:
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