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How to Get Started with Lessons

We're glad you're here. We can't wait to get started working with your skating athlete and enhance their skating skill. Our lessons are always personalized for each athlete, constantly varied and full of learning tips and tricks. To get started, follow the following steps:

First, if you are a Williston Basin Skating Club Member or live in Williston, please follow instructions on the left. If you are a non Williston Basin Skating Club Member/do not live in Williston, please follow the instructions on the right.

Williston Basin Skating Club Members / Live in Williston, ND

Non - Williston Basin Skating Club Members / Live Outside of Williston, ND

  1. Sign up for the Öka Winter Perks Membership ($50 per athlete, families of 3+ capped at $125). One time fee, valid through April 30, 2021.

  2. Have a valid USA Hockey Membership or Learn to Skate USA membership (this is required for all hockey athletes so most will have this completed already). If you do not have a membership and need one, you can register for a Learn to Skate USA membership with the academy ($17.25, valid July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021). This item in included in Öka Winter Perks Membership registration is you need to purchase. Simply just click you need to purchase.

  3. Purchase the lesson package best for your athlete. We provide various options for one on one lessons or small group lessons (2-3 athletes). Any small group lesson must be pre-approved by Mallory as skill set must be similar.

  4. After registration is complete, please fill out the google form near the bottom of the page with preferred lesson times. This will help us find a time that works best for your athlete.

  5. Lastly, watch email for communication from Mallory to officially schedule your lesson times.

 

  1. Have a valid USA Hockey, Learn to Skate USA or U.S. Figure Skating membership (this is required for all hockey athletes so most will have this completed already). If you do not have a membership and need one, you can register for a Learn to Skate USA membership with the academy ($17.25, valid July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021). If you need to purchase the Learn to Skate USA membership, it is included in the "Ice Package" registration - simply select to add to your cart.

  2. Purchase the lesson package best for your athlete. We provide various options for one on one lessons or small group lessons (2-3 athletes). Any small group lesson must be pre-approved by Mallory as skill set must be similar.

  3. Purchase an Öka Ice Package. Just like any rink, there is an ice rental fee. Rather than having lessons and ice in one package, they are currently split to see exactly what you are paying for. The ice rental package is completely customizable to the amount of hours you want to purchase each month.  It is required to have an Ice Package in order to skate on the ice, $75 per hour. **Please note, if you book 2 hours of lessons, you will need 2 hours of an ice package.**

  4. After registration is complete, please fill out the google form near the bottom of the page with preferred lesson times. This will help us find a time that works best for your athlete.

  5. Lastly, watch email for communication from Mallory to officially schedule your lesson times.

2020-2021 Main Season Lesson Packages

 

*All packages are pre-paid. Once lesson packages run out, you will be sent an email to prompt you for your next package.

2020-2021 October Scheduling Options for Private Lessons

*Please know, all requested times will be booked as close as possible to preferred times. However, scheduling will be completed on a first come first serve basis. 

*Oka Winter Perks Members: DO NOT refer to this schedule for practice times. Instead, you will be directed to a calendar with times listed as they are subject to change based on scheduled lessons and other ice conflicts. 

2020-2021 November through March Scheduling Options for Private Lessons

*Please know, all requested times will be booked as close as possible to preferred times. However, scheduling will be completed on a first come first serve basis. 

*Oka Winter Perks Members: DO NOT refer to this schedule for practice times. Instead, you will be directed to a calendar with times listed as they are subject to change based on scheduled lessons and other ice conflicts. 

 

*Again, this is SUBJECT TO CHANGE due to other ice variables not yet know!

Let Us Know Your Preferred Lesson Times

After completing registration, please click below to fill out a form regarding your preferred lesson times. We will use this form to help find a time that works for your athlete(s).

Please note, this does not guarantee your preferred time is your time. However, we will work to schedule as close as possible. Scheduling is completed on a first come first serve basis.

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