Adult Learn to Skate

Lace up and learn to skate with Evergreen’s skilled instructors on the outdoor rink.

Registration for Adult Learn to Skate is open! Click the link to register.

With the help of Evergreen’s skilled instructors, you’ll be gliding around the outdoor rink in no time while building skills and confidence in the great outdoors.

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Adult Group Lessons

Adult (ages 16+) lessons welcome beginner skaters who are learning to skate for the first time or looking to improve their skills in a fun, supportive environment. In these lessons, Evergreen’s skilled instructors will help skaters build comfort and confidence on the ice while learning basic skating skills such as pushing and gliding techniques, backwards skating and stopping. 4-week sessions are available on our beautiful outdoor rink.


Adult group lessons are available in 4-week sessions with one class per week. All classes are 50 mins in length.

*Number of classes are subject to change due to weather and rink conditions*


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Dates and times
SessionDays & timeCost
Session 1: Jan 8 - Jan 31, 2024Mondays at 6:30pm $100 per skater per 4 week session
Tuesdays 7:30pm
Wednesdays 6:30pm
:Session 2- Feb 5 - Feb 28, 2024Mondays at 6:30pm$100 per skater per 4 week session
Tuesdays at 7:30pm
Wednesdays at 6:30pm

NEW! Adult Single Day Sessions

Adult (ages 16+) single day sessions welcome beginner to intermediate level skaters who have some experience on the ice. In these sessions, skaters will be able to brush up on old skills, learn some tips and tricks from Evergreen’s skilled instructors and get ample practice time on the ice. Watch your skills grow in one (or more!) of our single day sessions available our beautiful outdoor rink.


These sessions are available for single day registration. All sessions are 50 mins in length. There is no limit to the number of registrations.
*Number of classes are subject to change due to weather and rink conditions*


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Dates and times
SessionDays & timeCost
1 January 6 - January 27, 2024Saturdays at 4pm$20 per skater per single-day session
February 3 - February 24, 204Saturdays at 4pm$20 per skater per single-day session


What do we do in inclement weather?

In the case of warm weather or extreme weather, Evergreen will cancel lessons & close public skating. As weather conditions may change unexpectedly, cancellation may be issued after class or public skating has started. Updates about public skating can be found on our website and instagram pages.


Extreme Weather is classified as:

  • -20 degrees Celsius with windchill
  • Freezing Rain
  • Hail
  • Extreme heavy rain/snow
  • Or otherwise classified by Environment Canada and the City of Toronto
Do you have a refund & cancellation policy?

Personal Cancellations: To be eligible for a session refund, cancellations must be requested in writing to no later than 10 business days prior to the session start date. Late registration (within 10 business days of class start) will not be eligible for refund. No refunds will be issued if a reservation is cancelled within 10 business days of the session start date. In addition, no partial refunds will be offered for missed days. Otherwise, fees are 75% refundable (25% of fees will be retained as an administration fee). Please note, registrations are non-transferable.


Refund requests within 10 business days of the session start date can only be granted for extraordinary circumstances or major medical reasons. All requests must be received in writing and submitted to and will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the Program Manager. Please note, mild illnesses (i.e., common cold & flu) and changes in personal circumstances are not considered valid for refund.


Evergreen Cancellations: Evergreen will issue an email to all household emails in case of cancellation. Please note, it is the responsibility of the participant to check your household email for updates on rink conditions/lesson cancellations. Should Evergreen cancel 3 or more lessons in one session, a refund will be issued to participants. If 1 or 2 lessons in one session are cancelled by Evergreen, no refunds will be provided. Private lessons are an exception – private lessons cancelled by Evergreen will be refunded.

What do I wear to skating lessons?
  • A CSA-approved helmet is mandatory for all ages and levels.
  • Skate with laces (hockey or figure skates) are recommended. Skates are available to rent for $20/session. If you need to borrow a pair of skates for your lesson, please select the skate rental option on your registration.
  • We recommend all skaters to wear snow pants, gloves/mitts and warms socks for their lessons.
  • What do I wear to public skating?
    • A CSA-approved helmet is mandatory for all skaters aged 6 and under. Helmet rentals are free of charge!
    • Skates must be worn on the ice. You can bring your own or rent from us.
    • Please dress warmly as our skating rink has an open roof!
    Can I sharpen my skates when I’m there?

    Yes, we have skate sharpening services available during public skate hours. Skate sharpening is available for $15 per pair.

    Are pets allowed in Koerner Gardens?

    Please note pets are not allowed in Koerner Gardens, where the skating rink is located.

    Can I rent skates when I’m there?

    Yes, we have skates in all sizes available for you to rent.

    Is Free Public Skating indoors or outdoors?

    Free Public Skating is an indoor-outdoor experience! The roof of Koerner Gardens is open.

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