The Learn To Skate USA program was created to be the best beginning ice-skating program in the world. It is designed to serve the needs of both recreational and competitive skaters. The curriculum keeps skaters enthusiastic about learning from the time they begin lessons until the time they reach their goals. Whether they want Olympic fame or to simply enjoy the recreational benefits of skating, the Basic Skills Program is the place to start!

Figure skating is a LIFELONG sport and learning the basic skills only helps with the enjoyment of the sport.  Thank you for choosing Lakeshore Skating Academy's Learn To Skate USA Basic Skills Program.   

Questions or concerns?  Email us! lakeshoreskating@gmail.com


The mission of the Basic Skills Program is to provide a goal-oriented program that encourages ice skating at all levels and to enhance the quality of skating skills at these levels.

 The objectives of the program are:

•To provide a fun and safe skating experience for the beginner as well as the more advanced skater

 •To teach correct technique of the simple basic elements

•To promote health and physical fitness

•To enable all participants to achieve the skills necessary to either skate for fun the rest of their lives or to move competently into the U.S. Figure Skating advanced test and/or competitive structure.

Be part of the inaugural season of Lakeshore Academy's Brand New Basic Skills Class!  


Come have fun, learn to skate and meet new friends!

This brand new program is managed and instructed by Skating Professionals Kayla Vallier who has 15 years of coaching experience and Susie Kelly with 21 years of coaching experience under her belt.  They are both members of US Figure Skating, Professional Skater's Association and Safesport Certified.


 We are excited to  have so much talent and experience leading the way!