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Ice Skating

The Chicago Heights Park District has teamed up with the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Ice Arena to offer some new and exciting classes. Chicago Heights Park District participants will pay the residential fee for these classes. So take advantage today!

Date: Session I: January 7 – February 23

No class Jan. 12 & 19


Session II: February 25 – April 13ice-skates1

No class March 30



Alpha I: Monday 5:40 – 6:25 pm

Saturday 11 – 11:45 am


Alpha II: Monday 5:40 – 6:25 pm

Saturday 11 – 11:45 am


Beta: Monday 5:40 – 6:25 pm

Saturday 11 – 11:45 am


Gamma: Monday 5:40 – 6:25 pm

Saturday 11 – 11:45 am


Delta: Monday 5:40 – 6:25 pm

Saturday 11 – 11:45 am


Learn to Skate  

Thursday: 4:15pm Saturday: 9am  Fee: $120 Two Month


Tots 3-5 years old

Our beginner class is a 45 minute class that is for first time skaters. Recommended ages are 3-5 years old. Emphasis is on the proper way of falling down and getting up, marching, and gliding.


Pre-Alpha 6 and older

Pre-Alpha is the entry level class for aspiring skaters ages 6 and older. Swizzles, glides, backward wiggles, and forward strides are taught.



Alpha level classes focus on development for forward stride, right and left crossovers, and stopping on both feel.



Backward skating maneuvers including cross overs, stroking, and right and left T-stops are mastered.



Three turns, right and left forward Mohawk combinations, and hockey stops are mastered at the Gamma level.



Delta level classes will work on right and left forward inside thee turns, advanced edge work, shoot the duck, lunges, and beginning jumps.


Low Level Freestyle

Freestyle 1&2 classes focus on development of beginner jumps and spins, and advanced footwork.


Mid-Level Freestyle

Freestyle level 3-5 classes emphasize development and mastery of advances jumps, spins, and footwork.


Teen/Adult Class

This class learn to skate class is ideal for beginner and intermediate level skaters looking to improve their


Safety – Since we all want our skaters to have a safe and memorable skating experience, as a precaution, we strongly encourage the use of a bike or hockey helmet for our beginner and first-time skaters. Appropriate skating attire includes a pair of mittens/gloves and warm, but loose-fitting clothing. Skaters should also avoid double runner skates as they inhibit the learning experience. Still have questions? Stop by our Pro Shop andask our staff for assistance. REGISTER TODAY!