Group Lesson Packages
​​*Weekday group lesson prices. Weekend group lessons are slightly higher.​  Please read our policies and FAQs before registering for our group lessons.

Take Ice Skating Lessons ​

​7-Week Program


For skaters in beginner and novice levels
Tot 1/2, Tot 3/4, Tot 5, and Prealpha 
Novice: Alpha and Beta

 Package includes:

  • Seven 30-minute lessons which are held once a week for seven weeks. 
  • Seven practice sessions which is a card for seven public ice skating admissions and skate rentals for the student to practice on their own before their last class. You receive the card on your first day of class.
  • Free skate rental included for use during purchased class time only

Group lesson holidays are dates when Fairfax Ice Arena does not hold our regularly scheduled group lessons. These holiday dates are scheduled into your group lesson dates and do not impact the number of classes you are registered for, such as a 7-week group lesson program or a 10-week group lesson program. Please note that Fairfax Ice Arena does not follow any county school and federal holiday schedules for our group lessons. 

No group lessons will be held on the following dates:

  • Sunday (hockey clinic): November 26; December 24 and 31
  • Monday:  August 21; September 4; December 18 and 25; January 1 and 15
  • Tuesday: August 22; October 31; December 19 and 26
  • Wednesday: August 23; November 22; December 20 and 27
  • Thursday: August 24; November 23; December 21 and 28
  • Saturday: August 19 and 26; November 25; December 23 and 30

  • No  group lessons will be held after 3:45 PM, on Saturday, December 16. Morning classes on December 16, WILL BE HELD.

​10-Week Program 


For skaters in intermediate and advance levels

Intermediate: Gamma, Delta, Freestyle 1–4
Advanced:​ Freestyle 5–6 

Package include:

  • Ten 30-minute lessons which are held once a week for 10 weeks.
  • Ten practice sessions which is a card for 10 public ice skating admissions and skate rentals for the student to practice on their own before their last class. You receive the card on your first day of class.
  • Free skate rental included for use during purchased class time only

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To register online, create an account and add family members who will be taking group lessons. After you have created your account, sign in
Go to "Register & Payments" and a side navigation bar to your left will appear.
​On the left navigation bar, select the "Group Lessons" drop down to see the group lesson levels. Select the level you want to register.​​ Beginner level for ages 4-6 is called "Tot 1/2." Beginner level for ages 7-13 and 14 & up are called "Prealpha."

For questions about online registration and account call (703) 323-1132.

(703) 323-1132

3779 Pickett Rd.
Fairfax, VA 22031

Sk8, Play, & Learn 

Begins Tuesday, October 10, and Thursday, October 12.

This 5-week, 60 minute program is for skaters ages 3-5 years old. Class includes ice breaker activities to build confidence and social skills, skating skills for beginners and developing balance, and off-ice games and stories. Call the Lesson Office today at (703) 323-1132 for more information and to register

What's included:

  • Five, 60-minute lessons
  • Five practice sessions 
  • ​Free skate and helmet rental​​

Take the next step to showcase what you have learned in group lessons by participating in our camps, shows, and annual I.S.I. competition in May. These programs are a great opportunity for skaters at all levels to demonstrate their mastery of ice skating fundamentals. They learn choreography, and group or solo ice skating programs. Skaters will also learn the spirit of competition, showmanship, sportsmanship, and teamwork, and be able to showcase their skating skills and growth.

Coming Soon:

  • Winter Holiday Ice Show Group Number Classes and Solo / Small Group registration

How to Register Online

Group Lesson Holidays 

Camps, Shows and Competition

3779 Pickett Rd., Fairfax, VA 22031

(703) 323-1132 

Hockey Clinic

For kids, teens and adults ages 7-13 and 14 & up
​Begins on Sunday, October 22

​Prerequisite:​ Beta skating level

We offer hockey clinic for skaters looking to learn and improve on passing, shooting, stick-handling and game play.

What's included:

  • Seven 45-minute class sessions
  • Seven practice sessions (a card received on the first day of class with 7 public session admissions and skate rentals)
  • Skate rental is included

Equipment needed: All students must wear full gear during class: helmet, face mask, gloves, elbow, shin and chest pads, stick and skates.

Register today online or by phone at (703) 323-1132 and ask for the lesson office.

Enroll today in our group ice skating lesson program. You will learn to ice skate and master the fundamentals of ice skating to progress into more specific skating disciplines and a wide variety of skating opportunities.

Each class is a progression to develop a student's skating skills. Skaters must successfully complete the current level to move on to the next class level.​​ Fairfax Ice Arena group lesson program is a national sanctioned program by the Ice Sports Industry (ISI). ​​​

Fairfax Ice Arena offers group ice skating lessons all year for:

  • adults, teens, and children ages 4 years old & up
  • beginners to advanced level skaters


Are You New to Ice Skating?
Beginner level group lessons are recommended for those who have had little to no prior professional ice skating instruction, or have not skated for more than a year. Beginner level group lessons are called "Tot 1/2" for ages 4-6 and "Pre Alpha" for ages 7–13 and 14 and up.

View the class schedule and create an account/login to register online.