Best Private Ice Skating Lessons & Classes for beginners. Figure Skating, USA Hockey and US Speedskating. NYC's best ice-skating lessons give you a chance to glide on the ice at the city's best parks and fitness centers. You can find the best Ice Skating Coaches on Bark. Based on the recognised Skate UK Learn to Skate programme we ensure you will have fun whilst learning and improving. The boots are more comfortable, we have Zambonis to clean up the ice. It helped me with my axel and double salchow. How many years of ice skating lessons before one can perform "professional" jumps and spins? Make use of temporary rinks — If you are not fortunate enough to have a skating rink near you, then make the most of temporary ice rinks if one pops up near you. For privately-operated rink information, call the facility directly.