America's First Skating Club

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Click on the link and you can see what to expect when you come to PSCHS !

Your visit with us !

PSC&HS Summer Ice

We are please to be able to offer summer skating June 29- Sept 4

  • Limited Slots Available:  Pre-Registered sessions only via link…PSCHS Summer Sign Up
  • $20 for members (charged to club account)  $25 for nonmembers (call office, prepayment required).
  • Skate Shop, by appointment only.
  • All sessions are “mixed” level – 12 skater max/session to allow for cooperative sharing of ice.
  • No public skating, no skate rentals.
  • To protect the ice from summer heat, there will be no hockey sessions.
  • All skaters, coaches, parents, and employees must follow posted social distancing guidelines and rink safety procedures. Please familiarize yourself and all skaters with these procedures before booking ice.
  • Mandatory Waiver can be completed here  after you register and must be completed prior to your visit. 


Learn to Skate 8 week SPRING Session registration


At the Philadelphia Skating Club and Humane Society, America’s first skating club, our mission is to preserve and promote the sport, art and history of figure skating for recreation and competition. We offer skating programs for everyone, including public skating on Friday nights, group lessons through Learn to Skate USA, and membership packages for skaters of all ages and skill levels.

Learn to Skate

Ice skating is not only fun, it’s good exercise and builds confidence too! We offer group lessons for all ages from tots to teens to adults. Whether you want to skate recreationally or aspire to competitive skating, we have a class for you. Lessons are taught by our professional and passionate staff coaches and follow the Learn to Skate USA curriculum. Classes meet weekly for 60 minutes and include 30 minutes of group instruction and 30 minutes of practice ice. Registration fee includes skate rental, membership in Learn Skate USA and certificate upon course completion. Register today!


The Philadelphia Skating Club & Humane Society is the nation’s oldest skating club. For more than 150 years, we’ve been providing a community for people who love to skate.
Whether you’re a beginner, recreational, or competitive skater, we welcome you to our club. We offer Learn to Skate USA group lessons, public skating and memberships in our member-owned ice skating rink in Ardmore, Pennsylvania–only minutes outside of downtown Philadelphia.
Experience the joy of skating with us!  Call the Club Office for additional Membership info !

Support Our Club

Membership dues only cover 53% of our operating expenses. Learn how you can support the club through Amazon Smile and our Buy a Brick program.