*Please note: Skate School enrolements are now closed for Term 1, they will re-open for Term 2 from the 18th March*
O’Brien Group Arena offers a range of ice skating lessons in Melbourne, catering to all ages and skill levels. If you’re after an introductory ice skating class, please visit our learn how to ice skate page, and enjoy a free 15-minute skating lesson every weekend, with our experienced Ice Ambassadors.
O’Brien Group Arena also offers more comprehensive ice skating lessons through the Skate School, where your recreational ice skating skills are improved. Those interested have the opportunity to try more specialised forms of sports skating:
- Ice Hockey: O’Brien Group Arena’s Hockey Academy is available for all ages and skills.
- Figure Skating: Experienced instructors train with students, preparing them for competition, through our Figure Skating Academy.
- Speed Skating: O’Brien Group Arena is home to Ice Racing Victoria, and the Australian Speed Skating Championships.
- Curling: Perfect for those interested in technical and traditional ice sports.
O’Brien Group Arena offers more advanced learning pathways for all these sports, suitable for a range of skating abilities, to help students go from ice newbie to a star of the sport! Our Skate School is perfect for anyone looking to improve their skating, and learn great new skills.
If you’re looking for the finest ice skating lessons Melbourne has to offer, O’Brien Group Arena’s Skate School is the place to go.
All first-time registrations for Skate School also need to have a once off $62 membership for Ice Skating Australia. This can be paid when enrolling either online or in person.
Enjoy skating as much as we do? Our Gold and Black Memberships include your second term of Skate School for free, plus unlimited skating during public sessions to practice your new skills. See our Memberships Page for more details.
After starting out with the skating basics, our programs encourages development by taking participants through a series of skill levels preparing them to go into ice hockey, figure skating, speed skating or recreational skating.Read more
Ever dreamt of holding your own against your favourite NHL stars? Ice Hockey Academy is the best way to get into the sport. In as little as 4 terms of Hockey Academy, our strong learning pathway can have you out playing amongst 1500 players in the state league, Ice Hockey Victoria.Read more
Figure skating is an athletic sport combining high energy and physical skill with grace, art and musical interpretation. If you like the sound of dancing on ice, this is the perfect sport for you.Read more
If you’re looking for something a little more fast-paced, you might like speed skating. Short track speed skating - or Ice racing - is an Olympic sport that brings strength, fitness, strategy and fearlessness together to produce athletes who push themselves to the extreme as they race toward the line.Read more
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