Learn to Skate

If you are looking for skate instructors and are not in the neighborhood of those listed here, many skating rinks also offer lessons. Use the 'where to skate' link to locate a rink in your area. If you are a skating instructor and would like your information posted on this site, please contact us.
Breakaway Skate Clinics

This is a Canadian organization run by Barry Publow that teaches speed clinics.
Eddy Matzger Workshops (Various Locations)

Eddy Matzger runs some of the best inline speed skating workshops in the world.  These clinics are appropriate for anyone who is comfortable the basics of skating.

Inline Skate Vancouver (Vancouver, BC)

Contact: Jan Nekolny
Phone: 604*603*5126

Vancouver's inline skate school.
 
LM BladeSkool (Vancouver, BC)

CONTACT: Lorne Milne 604*805*4810 ;
E-MAIL: LMBladeskool@shaw.ca ;
WEB-SITE:
www.inlineskatingvancouver.com
 
 
Skate lessons available.  Check the website for more info.
 
Project Roll (South Seattle, WA)

Over 35 and terrified?  Project Roll has a great group of instructors and specializes in teaching older newbies. Kids are always welcome too.  Check out their website for more info.

Skate Journeys Skate School (Seattle, WA)

Contact: Trish Alexander
Phone: 206*276*9328

Check out the Skate Journeys website to stay updated on school events and regional skating opportunities as well as recommendations on where to skate!

Skate Barn - Aggressive Skating Lessons (Kent, WA)

Indoor aggressive skate park & aggressive skating lessons. The owner (Karma) is an IISA certified instructor and she's so incredible that 12-year-old boys actually stop to watch her on the ramps.