Figure Skating

Skylands Skating Academy in-house skating professionals are available for private lessons, and synchronized teams that compete regionally

Freestyle Sessions

Freestyle sessions are for test and competitive skaters, and students in private lessons.

$15.00/60 minute session


10 Session Freestyle Discount Pass  $120.00 ($12.00 per session)
25 Session Freestyle Discount Pass  $275.00 ($11.00 per session)

Ballet for Figure Skating Sessions  –  Is run through Top Tier Dance Academy on the second floor of Skylands Ice World!



Instructed by Mafalda, our off ice ballet classes are run through Top Tier Dance Academy, please visit our new Dance Academy on our second floor for more information!

Private Lessons

Skylands Skating Acedemy in-house skating professionals are available for private lessons. To book private lessons, review our coach bios and then contact the Skating Director, Kim Murphy at (973) 697-1600 [Ext. 118].


Coaching fees range from $30-45 per ½ hour lesson and are paid directly to the coach. For new lessons, please leave 48-72 hours for arrangements to be made. In addition to the coaching fees, skaters must pay an ice utilization fee on either a freestyle session ($15 or discount punch card) or public session fee.

Skaters must sign-in at front desk and ice fees must be paid before the session on which the lesson is occurring. Skaters will be given a purple colored wristband as proof of payment which coaches will ensure skaters are wearing.

Synchronized Skating

The Skylands Skating Academy participates in the sport of Synchronized Skating. Skylands is pleased to present our  Synchro team, the New Jersey Black Diamonds. We are offering a brand new intro to synchro program for those who are interested contact Kim Murphy, Skating Director.

Synchronized skating is a team sport in which 8-20 skaters perform a program together. It uses the same judging system as singles, pairs and dance and is characterized by teamwork, speed, intricate formations and challenging step sequences. As with the other disciplines, all teams perform a free skate with required well-balanced program elements. In addition, teams at the junior and senior level perform a short program consisting of required elements.


Tryouts for Beginner , Preliminary and Pre-Juvenille