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Learn-to-Speedskate with UCB

Starting in December! If you love to go fast, sign up for UCB's introductory program for new skaters. Learn to Skate USA's speed skating curriculum introduces skaters to the basics of the sport. Upon completing the 8-lesson program, skaters can join UCB as a member and begin racing in US Speedskating-sanctioned races.  


Wheaton Ice Arena

11717 Orebaugh Avenue

Wheaton, MD 20902

Time: 6:30 - 7:00 p.m.


Dec 3, 10, 17

Jan 7, 21, 28

Feb 4, 11

Fee:  $180

Eligibility:  Ages 6 and up. Adults welcome. Basic skating skills required. 

Required Gear: Helmet, gloves, warm athletic apparel (long pants, sweatshirt/jacket). Beginner speed skates will be provided.

*In order to participate in the Learn-to-Speedskate program, skaters must register for US Speedskating Membership (scroll to bottom) for insurance purposes. A two-month trial membership is available for $25.00 and first-year membership for $35.00.

2023-24 Training Programs 

10-Session Training & Ice Package: $400​

5-Session Training & Ice Package: $250

  • Available to UCB members in good standing 

  • 10% discount if purchasing more than one 10-session package at a time

  • Can be used to attend any practice during the 2023-24 season. Practice calendar can be found on the UCB home page



Drop-In Skater

  • $55.00 per session

  • Unlimited drop-in privileges for UCB members.

  • 8-session limit for non-UCB members and members of other clubs

  • Sign-up and payment to be completed prior to attendance

  • Must be US Speedskating members

All skaters, including Learn-to-Speedskate participants, must possess a US Speedskating membership in order to train with UCB.


  • Two -Month Trial Membership$25.00

  • First-Year Membership: $35.00

  • First-Year Membership 18+: $35.00

  • Club Competitor/Recreational: $60.00

US Speedskating Membership

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