Skating class set to begin

Published 4:59 am Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Registration for the Learn to Skate program offering lessons for figure skaters and hockey players at the basic skills level will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Albert Lea City Arena, according to a press release.

Coaches will be on hand to answer questions. Lessons are available for students from preschool through high school.

The program is a joint effort of the Albert Lea Parks and Recreation Department and the Albert Lea Figure Skating Club. It offers an introduction to skating to younger students as well as teaches the blade skills needed for hockey.

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The fee is $80 per skater and includes skate rental from the arena. The program will consist of 10 lessons on Sunday afternoons between November and March, with optional participation in the Albert Lea Figure Skating Club show on March 22-23.

For more information, visit the club’s website at or call club vice-president Terri Wichmann at 507-383-3617.