Try Skating for Free

The Rinks Try Skating for Free program offers first-time skaters the chance to get on the rink and learn how to skate for free! The two-week mini-Learn to Skate session will introduce skaters to the basics of skating - how to sit & stand up on the ice, marching & gliding - and to our professional skating staff.  


Upcoming Session

January 11 & 25

  • 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
  • Go through the first two weeks of our Basic 1 class & learn how to:
    • Sit and stand up – on-ice
    • March forward, then glide on two feet (3 seconds)
    • Dip while moving (2 seconds)
    • Forward swizzles (6 in a row)
    • Backward wiggles
    • Beginning snowplow stop, in place (right and left)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Group classes are the fastest and safest way to learn and enjoy any sport or recreational activity. Skating classes at Yorba Linda ICE include the following benefits:

  • Entertaining and fun!
  • Great source of exercise
  • Meet new friends
  • Build self-confidence and sportsmanship
  • Participate in group performances

Yorba Linda ICE has group classes for all ages and abilities. Following week 3 of your trial session, our staff will let you know which class will best suit your skill level.

Ages 3-5

  • Snowplow Sam 1-4

Ages 6-15

  • Basic classes
    • Basic 1
    • Basic 2
    • Basic 3
    • Basic 4
    • Basic 5
    • Basic 6
  • Hockey Skills classes
    • Hockey 1
    • Hockey 2
    • Hockey 3

Ages 16 & Up

  • Adult Classes
    • Basic 1-3

An 8-week series of skating classes include the following:

  • One half-hour lesson per week
  • Designated Practice Session admission on the day of your class
  • Skate rental on the day of your class
  • Five additional public skating passes (valid only during 8-week session)
  • Homework handed out at the 1st class
  • Progress report on the 7th class
  • Certificate of Completion on the 8th class
  • Bring a Guest class on the 8th class
  • Unlimited make-up classes

At Yorba Linda ICE, there is no lobby separating the ice rink from the facility. Here is how we suggest dressing for your lessons:

  • Wear layers:
    • Shorts under sweatpants and a t-shirt under a sweatshirt to keep warm on the ice
  • Gloves or mittens to keep your hands warm
  • Don't forget your socks!

For those spectating but not taking part in lessons, we strongly suggest bringing a sweatshirt to wear while you watch. 

No, rental skates are included as part of the class

More Information

For more information, contact:

Yorba Linda ICE Program Office
714.692.8776 ext. 10

Yorba Linda ICE Skating Manager – Shari Jude

The Rinks Marketing Associate – Kirstie Bender