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Step 2: Learn to Skate

Step 2: Learn to Skate – Tot transitions skaters to more skill-based instruction and self-directed class format. Classes are 25 minutes long and instructors continue to use games, songs and toys to keep learning fun.

Step 2: Learn to Skate – Youth focuses on skill building, coordination and balance. Classes are 40 minutes long. Instructors incorporate games and fun in a more challenging and structured way. Skill linking, props and free time are used to aid skill development.


  • For participants in Kindergarten and higher and/or those who are potty trained and capable of independently wearing a mask, social distancing and following directions
  • Completion of Step 2: Learn to Skate - Tot; Instructor recommendation required
  • Participants will need to demonstrate falling down and getting up and taking 8 steps off ice; view our instructional video here
  • A helmet, such as a bike helmet or HECC helmet, is required and must be provided by the participant; Please label the helmet with First Name, Last Initial on the front with painter’s tape before arriving
  • Wear warm, comfortable layers that allow for movement, long sleeves and pants, gloves or mittens; Young skaters should wear waterproof clothing and gloves
  • Rental skates are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are included in the class fee; Participants are welcome to bring their own skates although double blade skates are not permitted

To participate in FMC Ice Sports instructional programs, participants will be required to wear masks on the ice.

All participants will need to comply with COVID Guidelines and submit the appropriate waiver.

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Have Questions?

Our Customer Care department is here to help you find the right program for you or your child. Give us a call at  1-888-74-SKATE or connect with us online.

See also, Step 1: Learn to Skate. After completing Step 2, you can move on to Step 3: Learn to Skate. Interested in hockey? Bruins FUNdamentals might be right for you.

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