Blades N Motion Skating School

Blades n Motion 2022-23 Season Registration


 Welcome to the Blades n Motion 2022-23 Season Registration!

This registration session will allow you to complete contact information, sign up for participation, and submit payment. Please read through each page carefully to ensure that all information is provided accurately. 

Family Discount

If you are registering more than one skater in your family, you will receive a $15 discount on the 2nd (3rd + all additional children) registration fee. In order for the registration system to recognize that you are registering multiple skaters, please register all of your skaters at this time. On the Review Page, there is a link near the bottom to "Register Another Skater" - please click on this link to ensure that all of your skaters are registered within the same order.


***Failure to do so will result in a forfeiture of your Family's Discount rates.***


2022 Fall Session                                  $135            9 weeks
2023 Winter Session                          $125            8 weeks
2023 Spring Session                            $110            6 weeks


Ready Set Skate Rental Program

2022 Fall Session                              $35
2023 Winter Session                      $30
2023 Spring Session                       $25

Class Description

If you are questioning the best class selection for your skater(s) please call or email for help.

Note: Skaters will be accessed the first week of class to ensure they have been placed in the correct class.  


Little Folks 1                             No skating experience Ages 3-5

Little Folks 2                             Can get up & skate unassisted Ages 3-5

Little Folks 3                             Skate the width of rink independently Ages 3-5

Beginner 1                                  Little or no experience Ages 6 & up

Beginner 2                                  Can skate unassisted Ages 6 & up

Pre Alpha One Foot              Glides, Skate width of the rink, beginning of a snowplow stop

Alpha                                             Forward Stroking, Froward Crossovers, Snowplow Stop

Beta                                                Backward Crossover & T-Stops

Gamma / Delta                        Basic Edges, edges, mohawks, lunges, bunny hops

Freestyle                                     Basic jumps & spins following ISI curriculum

Hockey Skating Dynamics          Beginner Ages 4+ Development of basic hockey skills. Player must be able
                                                                      to skate independently.
                                                                      Intermediate Ages 4+ Development for forward and backward skating,
                                                                      turns & balance. Player must be able to skate backward and stop

                                                                     Advanced 6+ Advanced work on edges and quickness. Player must be able 
                                                                     to turn from to back and do power turns.

Tentative Saturday Schedule

  • 9:15-10:00 Hockey Skating Dynamics
  • 10:00-10:30 Little Folks 1 / Little Folks 2 /
  • 10:30-11:00 Little Folks 2 / Little Folks 3 / Beginner 1
  • 11:00-11:30 Beginner 2 / Pre Alpha / Alpha
  • 11:30-12:00 Beta/ Gamma

Skates & Attire

  • Dress your skater in layers that are warm, comfortable and allow freedom of movement
  • Mitten and gloves are required for all skaters 5 & under and recommended for all 
  • Helmets required for skaters 5 & under. Helmet must cover the back of the head
  • SKATE Recommendationed
    •  Leather boot rather than vinyl or plastic
    •  Steel blades properly sharpened
    • Figure skates highly suggested for first time skaters 

Refunds & Make-Up Policy 

Refunds on a case by case basis

NO make-up lessons



Rink Location

Doug Woog Arena, 141 6th Street South, So, St Paul, MN 55075 



Director Barb Yackel


Phone 651-283-4467


Please direct questions to:

Barb Yackel


Phone: (651) 283-4467