Hockey Clinic - $205

Register now for our October session

We offer hockey clinic for ages 7–13, and 14 & up. Students will learn various skills including footwork, stick handling, and gameplay situations. 

Hockey Clinic includes:

  • Five 45-minute lessons, once a week
  • Five practice sessions 
  • Skate rental for your lessons and practice sessions

Prerequisite: Beta 

Required equipment: Helmet (full face mask), elbow pads, hockey gloves, ​shin guards/pads, chest pads, stick, athletic supporter​​.

*Weekday group lesson prices. Weekend group lessons are slightly higher.

Take the next step to showcase what you have learned in group lessons by participating in our camps in the spring and summer, shows, and in our 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 skills. They learn choreography, and group and 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.

Register today:

  • Winter Holiday Ice Show​​

SK8, Play, & Learn:  $125

On Monday, October 10

group lessons will be held

we will have one holiday public skate session at 11:15 AM – 4:45 PM

holiday public session admission rates apply

Group lesson holidays are scheduled into your group lesson dates and do not impact the number of classes. ​​We do not follow county school and federal holiday schedules for our group lessons. 

No group lessons on the following dates:

  • Monday: October 31, December 19 and 26
  • Tuesday: December 20 and 27
  • Wednesday: November 23, December 21 and 28
  • Thursday: November 24, December 22, and 29
  • Saturday: November 26, December 17, 24 and 31
  • Sunday: November 27, December 25, and January 1


Group Lesson Student Pro Shop Discount

Students who are currently enrolled in our group lesson program during the time of purchase in the Pro Shop can receive a $5–$15 discount on select ice skates in the Pro Shop.

For more information, visit our Pro Shop today. 

Learn to Play Hockey​

Begin with learning beginner and novice skating skills in our group lessons before taking our hockey clinic session for ages 7–13, and 14 and up.

Location: ​3779 Pickett Rd., Fairfax, VA 22031

Contact: ​(703) 323-1132


Camps, Shows and Competition

For Ages 3–5 years old, Beginner Skaters 

This group lesson is for 3–5 years old and includes activities to help build their confidence and social skills. They also learn skating skills for beginners and develop their balance skills. The class includes on-ice and off-ice instruction, games, and stories.


  • 3–5 years old 
  • beginner skaters with little to no skating experience


  • Five 60-minute lessons (on and off-ice instruction)
  • Five practice sessions
  • Free skate and helmet rental
Image: Medallion Fairfax Ice Arena: Celebrating 50 years. Established on March 1973


​​Only $235*

Intermediate: Gamma, Delta, Freestyle 1–3
Advanced:​ Freestyle 4–6 

10-Week Program including:

  • Ten 30-minute lessons
  • Ten practice sessions 
  • Free skate and helmet rental
Image: logo Fairfax Ice Arena


​​Only $164*

Beginner: Tot 1 and 2, and Prealpha 
Novice: Tot 3 and 4, Tot 5, Alpha and Beta

7-Week Program including:

  • Seven 30-minute lessons
  • Seven practice sessions 
  • Free skate and helmet rental

Fairfax Ice Arena offers year-round group ice skating lessons for:

  • adults, teens and children ages 4 years old & up

  • beginners to advanced level skaters

Taking a group ice skating lesson is a great way for skaters to learn ice skating safety, skills, and maneuvers.

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

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

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. 

Beginner level group lessons are called "Tot 1 and 2" for ages 4-6 and "Pre Alpha" for ages 7–13 and 14 and up.

Group Lesson Holidays

Group Lessons