Blades N Motion Skating School

Blades n Motion Skating School 2021-2022 Season


 Welcome to the 2021-2022 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.***


Fall Session                  October 9 - December 11, 2021                9 weeks / Fee $130 

Winter Session           January 15 - March 5, 2022                         8 weeks / Fee $120 

Spring Session            March 19- April 30                                             6 weeks / $100 

Ready Set Skate Rental Program 

Fall Session $30 
Winter Session $25 
Spring Session $20


Tentative Saturday Schedule **subject to change due to enrollment 

9:15-10:00 ------- Hockey Skating Dynamics

10:00-10:30 ------- Little Folks 1 / Little Folks 2

10:30-11:00 ------- Little Folks 3 / Beginner

11:00-11:30 ------- Pre Alpha / Alpha / Beta / Freestyle

11:30-12:00 ------- Competition / Performance


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                             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 skating skills. Skater must be able to skate independently
Attire: Helmet, shin pads. No stick

Intermediate Ages 4+ 
Development for forward and backward skating, turns, balance, and correct skating technique
Attire: Full gear and stick

Advanced Ages 6+

Advanced work on edges, quickness, balance & skating technique. 
Attire; Full gear and stick

Competition / Performance

Skaters will be introduced to the FUN of recreational competition and performing. 
Skaters must be PRE ALPHA level and higher.


Skates & Attire

Beginner: Helmet, shin pads is recommended
Add in gear as your player develops their skating skills

Intermediate: Full gear and stick

Advanced: Full gear and stick


-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