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The River's Edge Learn to Skate program offers a diverse variety of classes for people of all ages seeking to learn a new sport. Our six to eight week seasonal sessions run year round. We offer beginner snowplow, basic skills, free skate, hockey, and adult classes at an affordable price.


Group lessons take place on Thursday evenings or Saturday mornings. Students register to attend only one day each week but can register for both days if you'd wish to receive more instruction time. All of our instructors are Safe Sport certified and professionally accredited through Learn to Skate USA. 

The 8 week Summer session begins June 20th, 22nd and runs until August 15th, 17th with no class on July 4th, 6th. Online registration for our upcoming session is currently open until June 20th. All current Learn to Skate memberships expire on June 30th and will need to be renewed at Learn to Skate USA for the 2019-2020 year. This will be valid until June 30th, 2020.  To determine what class to sign your child up for, see the chart below for class times and requirements. 


Registration Steps

1. Prior to enrolling in our program, go to Learn to Skate USA and renew/create a membership for your skater. If there are multiple skaters in your family, each one will need their own membership. The cost is $17.25 and includes insurance coverage. This required membership is valid until June 30th, 2020. Memberships obtained before June 1st, 2019 are expired and must be renewed before registration. 
Renewal Instructions

2. Once that membership is obtained, your skater will have a Learn to Skate number that begins with L#######. This number is required for registration into our program. 

3. Register your skater with Davenport Parks and Recreation by calling (563) 328-7275, visiting the River's Edge in person, or online at recpro.ci.davenport.ia.us. Categorized under "Sports & Wellness". 

Registration fee includes: 
  • Skate Rental during class
  • Three public skate passes (redeem at front desk during public skate. Only valid during registered session.)
  • Two makeup opportunities
  • A fun and unique experience on the ice!
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