Blades N Motion Skating School

2021 Season


 Welcome to the 2021 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.***


Summer Session Monday                                      July 12 - August 16, 2021         6 weeks         $100




Blades N Motion  COVID -19 Guidelines

  • Skater plus one adult will be allowed in the arena. 
  • Siblings and other spectators are not allowed at this time.
  • Rental skates will not be available thru the arena but will be offered thru the 
  • Ready Set Skate Rental Program. Info on Blades n Motion website 
  • Class sizes are limited – register EARLY 
  • Little Folks 1 & 2 classes limited to 7 
  • All other classes limited to 10
  • Masks are required at Doug Woog Arena when not on the ice
  • Skate Aids used will be sanitized after each class
  • Parents are not allowed on the ice or in the player’s bench area and may watch from bleachers. Social Distancing rules apply in bleacher area.
  • No extra practice time offered with lessons, we have extended each class to 45 minutes to included instructor supervised practice.  
  • Skater will be allowed to enter Doug Woog Arena 15 minutes before their lesson time. 

       Please be ready with skates on 5 minutes before class time.  Entrance and exit doors will


  • Mite Development skaters must arrive dressed in full gear. 
  • Locker room capacity is 15.  Doors will remain open.  Social Distancing rules apply in locker room.  Locker rooms will be sanitized every 45mn .                                                                                                            
  • Concession stand and drinking fountains will not be available.
  • Doug Woog Arena lobby will be used only to enter arena and not for congregating.  Lobby restrooms will not be in service.  Rest rooms in arenas will be available for skaters and parents.


Tentative Monday Class Schedule – subject to change due to enrollment 

6:00-6:30                                (30mn)          Little Folks 1 & 2, Beginner

6:30-7:00                                (30mn)          Pre-Alpha, Alpha, Beta, Mite Development 



Class Description

If you are questioning the best class selection for your skater 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 Ages 3-5                            No Skating experience

Little Folks 2 Ages 3-5                           Skater can fall down, get up and skate unassisted

Beginner                                                        Ages 6-up-Little or no experience but can skate unassisted

Pre Alpha                                                      Passed Beginner Class or can skate the width of rink independently.   

Alpha                                                               Forward Stroking, Forward Crossovers & Stopping

Beta                                                                  Backward crossovers and T-stops

Gamma & Delta                                         3 turns, edges, bunny hops, mohawks, lunges 

Freestyle                                                       Basic jumps & spins following the ISI curriculum

Mite Development                                  Player must be able to skate independently, fall & get up unassisted,                                                                                                                  perform  forward swizzles and beginning of a stop. 



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 Recommendations

      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