figure skate image for Learn to SkateCelebrate National Skating Month with a Free Learn to Skate Clinic at Centre Ice

The Twin Bays Skating Club will host a free Learn to Skate Clinic and Exhibition on Sunday, January 24, 2010 from 2-4pm at Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City.


The family friendly event includes a free 30-minute group lesson, and skate rental. Members from the skating club will perform short programs, including the Northern Lights Synchronized Skating team, fresh off a 3rd place performance at the Mid-America Synchronized Skating Championships in Fraser, Michigan.

Following the exhibition, skaters and their families will be invited back on the ice for a free open skating session.

Pre-registration for the Learn to Skate clinic is encouraged. Contact the skating club at 231-947-2267 or email The event is open to children and adults of all levels, ages 3 and up. Pre-school age children must bring a helmet to participate in classes.

The free Learn to Skate Clinic is offered by Twin Bays Skating Club to celebrate National Skating Month. U.S. Figure Skating reports over 350 events will be held nationwide to introduce children and adults to the sport of figure skating.