North Stars Skate School

Come learn to skate with us! When you join our Learn to Skate program at MFSC you will be registered with U.S. Figure Skating as an official U.S. Figure Skating Learn to Skate member. You will receive a half hour of practice time and a half hour of lesson time with limited class sizes. The basic skills hockey program is certified by USA hockey. Participants in the basic skills program are eligible to take part in our annual spring show in May.

See our class descriptions below for more information

Upcoming Skate School Information:

NSSS Spring Session --- Spring Session 2020-pdf   

Tuesdays 6:10-7:10 p.m. - Vadnais Sports Center (March 17-April 28) - Rental skates are available! 

Saturdays 10:30-11:30 a.m. - Polar Arena (March 21-May 2 - no lessons 4/11)

NSSS Easter Party --- Easter Party-pdf

Thursday 4/9 - 7:20-8:20 p.m. - Vadnias Sport Center - Rental Skates are available!  

Current Skate School Information:

Winter 2 Session - 2020 (January & February)

Snowplow Sam Classes (Snowplow 1-4)

Four progressive levels that are designed to introduce preliminary moves to young beginning skaters. Helmets are recommended for all skaters while on the ice.  A lightweight bike helmet is acceptable.

Basic Skills Classes (Basic 1-6)

Six carefully planned progressive levels allow skaters to feel comfortable on the ice while learning the basics of skating.  Introduction to forward and backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers and turns.

Free Skate Classes (Pre Freeskate-Freeskate 3)

Skaters must have passed Basic 6.  Skaters learn jumps, spins and other advanced figure skating elements.

Hockey Classes (Hockey 1-4, Power skating)

Four progressive levels teaching the fundamentals of hockey skating.  Focus is on balance and agility. Elements will be taught without a stick or puck. Hockey helmet is suggested but optional.

Adult Classes (Adult 1-6)

 This class, for adults only, will follow four progressive levels appropriate for the beginner skater or skaters who would like to brush up on their skills to be comfortable on the ice again.

Ice Dance Classes (Dance 1-3)

Skaters must have passed Basic 4.  Skaters are taught the footwork, timing and dance holds necessary for learning basic ice dance skills.  Ice Dance also add a sense of style and grace, improved posture and emphasizes proper stroking technique which gives the skater increased power.

Special Events

Watch our website and Facebook page for seasonal events that are fun for the whole family! 

Ready for a Private Coach?

When you are ready to take the next step into private lessons, contact any of the coaches on our coaches tab for more information.