We are thrilled that you are interested in the Duluth Amateur Hockey Association's Learn to Skate program. This program is free for everyone!
Learn-to-Skate is held Sunday afternoons, 12:00pm - 2:45pm, September-December.Learn to Skate is broken up into three sessions based on skill level and skating experience. Please sign your child for the correct session according to their skill level.
Ages 10 and under are welcome to sign up.
We highly recommend that you bring your own skates and helmet. Bike helmets and hockey helmets are acceptable.
Please see below for all COVID Waivers and Policies. These must be read before attending the event. Parents and siblings are allowed to attend with the skater, but kids must sit with their parents for the entire session. Families will only be allowed to sit in Section 3 of the stands.
Pattie and Nikki have been coaching the Learn to Skate program since the birth of the program! Read their bio's below.
Patti Cane, aka Mrs. Patti, has been with DAHA from the birth of the learn to skate program. She has over 30 years of skating experience working with other coaches, children of various ages and parents. She is excited to guide and develop proper habits and share the love of skating with as many people as she can. When Patti is not on the ice, she is at Congdon Creek Preschool directing and teaching children or spending time with her family.
Nicole Feehery-Alpuerto (aka Coach Nikki) has over 20 years of experience coaching hockey power skating, figure skating, and basic skating skills. Her focus is on the fundamentals of skating, coaching for various learn-to-skate programs in the area, as well as hockey power skating for all ages and skill levels. She is passionate about developing proper habits from the beginning, but also correcting improperly learned techniques while making skating FUN. When she is not on the ice, she is a Licensed Nutritionist and Certified Nutrition Specialist trained in functional medicine.