Why The Skating Academy?

Skaters are set up for success. The Skating Academy guides students and parents by exposing them to many different facets of ice skating. Whether skaters want to skate for fun or are driven to become the next Olympic champion, The Skating Academy offers the perfect class!

Quality Coaching

All coaches are required to be fully accredited by U.S. Figure Skating, Learn to Skate USA, and SafeSport. Many have succeeded in coaching students through regional, sectional, national and international competitions.


The Skating Club of Boston® was founded in 1912. A rich history in figure skating and over 100 years of skating instruction experience has solidified The Skating Academy as the premier ice skating school in New England.

Diverse Curriculum

The Skating Academy is proud to offer Basic Skills and Free Skate lessons, advanced Bridge Aspire programming, Hockey Skills, Summer Camps and Vacation Clinics, as well as different opportunities to try competing or performing at competitions and ice shows.


The Skating Academy offers lessons year-round in Norwood and Somerville. Our seasonal campuses include the Boston Common Frog Pond, Fenway, North End, and West Roxbury.


The Skating Academy is proud of its history of giving back to the greater Boston community through its “Skating After Schools” and Adaptive Skating programs. Students also participate in The Skating Club of Boston’s annual ice show, benefiting local organizations and nonprofits.

National Organizations

The Skating Academy follows the official curriculum from Learn To Skate USA with class instruction endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating, USA Hockey and U.S. Speedskating.