Figure Skate Chicago Skating School is for everyone

We teach everything from basic to advanced skills for beginner, competitive, and adult skaters through a variety of group and private lessons.

Customized Instruction for Every Skater

Figure Skate Chicago provides a positive, fun, and social skating school environment based on the Learn to Skate USA program. We teach recreational skaters who wish to learn basic and advanced figure skating skills, and train competitive skaters who wish to participate in events organized by U.S. Figure Skating member clubs.


Learn to skate in a fun environment while receiving the proper instruction to develop exceptional ice skating skills. We offer group and private lessons suitable for brand new skaters and those progressing through Basic Skills. Gain confidence on the ice with the help of our coaches while socializing with other skaters. 


Learn progressive figure skating skills, including transitions, spins, and jumps! We offer group and private lessons to teach skaters a variety of Free Skate skills at their own pace in a positive and interactive environment. We also prepare skaters for a fun experience when participating in Compete USA Competitions.


Train to participate in U.S. Figure Skating competitions sponsored by the Skating Council of Illinois. We offer Olympic-style specialized training, including choreography, pole harness, video performance analysis, and off-ice conditioning classes. Join our competitive team if you’re looking for high-level training in Chicago.

A Skating School Community

At Figure Skate Chicago, we believe that having fun is an integral part of learning and mastering ice skating. Our mission is to nurture figure skaters in a positive and interactive skating school environment while building a supportive community where friendships can flourish.  Our community comes together through the following:

Two consecutive hours of group lessons on-ice

Multiple off-ice conditioning group classes

Public figure skating performances throughout the city

Meet our Founder & Head Coach

Irma Sveiteryte, former Lithuanian Junior Champion, has worked as an ice skating instructor all over Chicago since 1999. She founded Figure Skate Chicago Skating School in the Fall of 2010 to meet the growing needs of figure skaters in Downtown Chicago. Today her skating school works with the best specialists in the field to provide exceptional service.

“It’s not about the destination, it’s all about the journey.”

Irma Sveiteryte, Founder & Head Coach

Ice Rink Partners

Johnny's IceHouse East

Johnny's IceHouse East

1350 W Madison St
Chicago, IL 60607

McFetridge Sports Center

McFetridge Sports Center

3843 N California Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

Fifth Third Arena

Fifth Third Arena

1801 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL 60612

Latest News from our Skating School

2018 Tree Lighting Ceremony at Gallagher Way

Figure Skate Chicago helped kick off the holiday season by performing at the Tree Lighting Ceremony at Gallagher Way on Monday, November 26, 2018. After a quick visit to Santa's Workshop, our team skaters showed off their moves on ice and were joined by Clark the Cub...

2018 Millennium Park Ice Rink Opening

On Friday, November 16, 2018, Figure Skate Chicago had the pleasure to help open the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park for its 18th season. For the fifth year in a row, we were the first skaters of the season at Chicago's most iconic outdoor ice rink...

2018 Summer Camp Review

Our 2018 summer camp was a big success! Over 30 skaters of all ages and all levels joined us for two weeks, from August 5th to the 16th, to train in a fun environment while making new friends. Beginner and intermediate skaters worked on technical skills to advance to...

2018 Chinese New Year Celebration

Figure Skate Chicago participated in the city's Chinese New Year Lantern Festival activities by performing at the Maggie Daley Park Skating Ribbon on Saturday, March 3, 2018. Our skaters had a great time performing for the general public. We appreciate all the help...

Come Skate with Us!

Join Figure Skate Chicago Skating School if it is your first time skating with us, or explore the lessons we offer.