Frequently asked questions

How do I sign up for a class?

You can sign up for Learn To Skate by clicking on the link at the bottom of the Learn To Skate page of our website. If that does not work you can sign up the day of, just like all of our other classes. If you are signing up for a class in person just come 15-20 minutes early to fill out paperwork and get put into a class.

How do I join the club?

To join the club you can fill out our membership application located on our Forms page. Then you can email over the paperwork to From there, we will send you an invoice to pay for the membership. We are currently trying to work on getting this system streamline, where you can do all of this online. Hopefully we will have this ready soon.

What is a Freestyle Session?

Freestyle sessions are different than public skating sessions as they are for practicing skating skills. Usually, these sessions cost more than a public session and skaters must be in a figure/hockey skating program.

Freestyle sessions are designed for skaters of all ages and abilities to work on individual skills, advanced skating skills, choreography, and jump and spin technique. Skaters can also get private lessons from a coach of their choice on these sessions.

This is a great opportunity to practice what you have learned during learn to skate and grow as a skater. This ice time is also used to practice your individual or small group routines for shows or exhibitions held by the figure skating program.

Individuals with a private hockey lesson must be accompanied by a hockey coach during freestyle sessions.

How do I get a private lesson?

To start private lessons, contact a coach. If you do not know the available coaches, please refer to our instructors page on our website ( The coach will provide their availability and how much they charge for lessons. Each coach’s rates depend on their level of certifications along with years of experience.

Some coaches are better with younger/lower level skaters, while other coaches only teach skaters above a certain level.

A coach will allow you to do the following:

  1. Move faster through the skating levels,
  2. Participate in skating shows/exhibitions with solo or small group routines,
  3. Complete tests for Freestyle 1 (ISI) or Pre-Preliminary (USFS) and higher,
  4. Attend competitions held ISI or USFS (recognized figure skating associations).

All lessons take place on our Freestyle sessions.

Where are all your classes and Freestyle Sessions held?

We currently are at Planet Ice Rink in Lafayette, LA. 4317 Johnston St
Lafayette, LA 70503

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Please see our blog post For step by step instructions on how to work the app or website.

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