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Tidewater Skating Academy

Tidewater Skating Academy is proud to administer Learn to Skate USA®. This curriculum is the only Learn to Skate program endorsed by USA Hockey, US Speed Skating, Special Olympics, and US Figure Skating. Classes are organized into age specific levels and designed for any beginner to acquire the necessary skills to enjoy the sport of Ice Skating for a lifetime.

  • Our Snowplow Sam 1-4 Classes are designed for our littlest skaters aged 4 - 6.

  • Basic 1-6 take our Youth skaters from day one to more advanced Basic Skills. Ages 6+

  • The Adult curriculum is the perfect progression into any ice sport. Ages 13+

All three age groups lay the foundation for FUN and any other discipline within the skating community.

Tidewater Skating Academy offers year-round classes, so it’s never too late to start your ice skating journey. Our monthly programs have several days to choose from and are ideal for anyone looking to learn new skills and improve their ice skating abilities. Let our experienced coaches guide you to success on the ice.


For our beginning skaters we offer:

  • One 30 minute class per week - $90 per month

    • Includes 8 passes for open skate (skills practices)​

  • Two 30 minute classes per week - $150 per month

    • Includes 15 passes for open skate (skills practices)​

For our more advanced skaters we offer:

  • 1.5 hours of group instruction per week - $260 per month

    • Includes unlimited freestyle​ sessions

  • 2 hours + of group instruction per week - $335 per month

    • Includes unlimited​ freestyle sessions

Trials available.

Learn to Skate is available at two locations

Chilled Ponds Chesapeake: 1416 Stephanie Way, Chesapeake, VA 23320

Offering Learn to Skate on Wednesday and Saturday

Chesapeake Homeschool class on Thursday

Chilled Ponds Yorktown:  401 Village Ave, Yorktown, VA 23693

Offering Learn to Skate on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday

Yorktown Homeschool class on Friday

*Invite only classes available throughout the week

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