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Learn to Skate

Phone: 631-403-4357
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at The Rinx in Port Jefferson

Our philosophy is simple; our staff of experienced and qualified professionals, governed by Learn To Skate USA's top program, US Figure Skating, USA Hockey and Professional Skaters Association, will teach the fundamentals of ice skating with a major emphasis on FUN!

The Rinx is proud to offer quality programs for every skater,
whether young or young at heart, 
beginner or champion,
we have a program for you.
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Mission Statement: To provide a fun and positive experience that will instill a life long love of skating.

Learn To Skate Classes include:

  • Only $149 for six weeks

  • Half hour of group instruction weekly

  • Learn To Skate USA evaluation, testing and badges

  • Learn To Skate USA Membership

    • Official Learn To Skate USA membership card

    • Learn To Skate USA record book with stickers

    • Official member patch

    • Membership year patch

    • Sports accident insurance

Class Description by Age
  • Ages 3 1/2 - 5 Yrs:  Snowplow Sam 1-4 classes are for the very beginner to more experienced skater.

  • Ages 6-18 Yrs:  Basic 1-6 classes are for the very beginner to more experienced skater.  

  • Pre Hockey 1-2 classes are for aspiring hockey players that have mastered Snowplow Sam 1, Basic 1 or are independent skaters.

  • Pre Free Skate - Free Skate 6 classes are for aspiring figure skaters that have mastered Basic 6.

Class Prerequisites

Skaters must enroll in the beginning level for their age or next level recommended by their current Rinx instructor on their evaluation. If you are joining us from another program, give us a call to determine the correct level.  

Pre-Hockey 1 = must have mastered Snowplow Sam 1, Basic 1 or be an independent skater.  Partial or full hockey equipment is recommended.  Skaters will move to Pre-Hockey 2-4 based on instructor's evaluations and recommendations.

Important Class Information

REGISTRATION can be done online through your Rinx account.  Registration usually begins two to three weeks prior to new series start date.  Our classes fill quickly, so register as early as possible to reserve your spot in desired class. 


CLASS SIZE varies between age and skill level.  Our preschool age classes (Snowplow Sam) are typically a six to one, student/teacher ratio.  All other classes are typically ten to one, student/teacher ratio or smaller.


EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING,WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND WEARING HELMETS AND GLOVES OR MITTENS.  Warm layers (not oversized or wide bottom pants), thin socks and well-fitted skates are best.  Skate rental is available at an additional charge of $7.00.  If you choose to wear elbow or knee pads, please wear them under your clothing for your safety.


NO REFUNDS OR MAKE UP CLASSES.  Payment in full is required to register for any class.  There is a $25 charge for returned checks.  There are no make up classes offered for holidays, vacations, sick days or inclement weather unless otherwise noted.  In the event that classes need to be cancelled due to a severe weather emergency, notice will be posted on The Rinx website.

Yearly Schedule

Series 1

November 29th - January 16th    NO CLASSES 12/24 - 1/1

Registration begins November 1st

Tuesday and Wednesday will be a 5 week series

Series 2

January 17th - March 6th    NO CLASSES 2/15 - 2/21

Registration begins January 2nd 

All of our skaters enrolled in classes will have a Learn to Skate USA account.

Email or if you do not have your LTS USA member number.

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