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Border Blades Skating Academy

BBSA is our Learn to Skate program. Following the same criteria set forth through a joint program of United States Figure Skating and USA Hockey.  You beginning skater will learn the basic skills needed to enjoy figure skating and hockey well into the future. 

BBSA Sessions

BBSA runs 3 sessions throughout the year.   Days and Times will vary with the availability of ice and holidays.  Sessions generally are:

  • Fall   [September - October]
  • Spring   [April - May]
  • Summer   [June - July]

Additional Info

Skaters may begin any time during the year. Typical cost is $100-150 per session and there are 1-2 lessons per week.   Each lesson is 30 minutes. 

Skaters should be at least 3 years old before beginning joining our Learn to Skate class. 

Skating Academy members are exempt from club volunteer and fundraising requirements. 

What's next?

Skaters who have passed basic 3 and would like to continue Figure Skating with Border Blades can join Border Blades Aspire. The Aspire program works with skaters in small groups and begins to incorporate figure skating elements with continued use and development of basic skills. The Aspire program is a "bridge" between Learn to Skate classes and moving to private lessons and club membership. 

Spring 2024 Session

Fall Skating Academy runs April 2nd - May 23rd, 2024 

Days and Times

Tuesday and Thursday Evenings:

Tue. 4/2 - 6:30-7pm @ Eagles
Thu. 4/4 - 6:30-7pm @ Eagles
Tue. 4/9 - 6:30-7pm @ Eagles
Thu. 4/11 - 6:30-7pm @ Eagles
Tue. 4/16 - 6:30-7pm @ Eagles
Thu. 4/18 - 6:30-7pm @ Eagles
Tue. 4/23 - 6:30-7pm @ Rydell
Thu. 4/25 - 6:30-7pm @ Rydell
Tue. 4/30 - 6-6:30pm @ Rydell
Thu. 5/2 - 6-6:30pm @ Rydell
Tue. 5/7 - 6-6:30pm @ Rydell
Thu. 5/9 - 6-6:30pm @ Rydell
Tue. 5/14 - 6-6:30pm @ Rydell
Thu. 5/16 - NO LESSONS
Tue. 5/21 - 6-6:30pm @ Rydell
Thu. 5/23 - 6-6:30pm @ Rydell


Tuesday Class - $100
Thursday Class - $90
Tuesday & Thursday Class - $175

Border Blades Learn to Skate membership is included in the cost, so you DO NOT need to register separately for a membership.

All dates, times, and locations will be added to the Border Blades calendar

BBFSC Skating Director