Specialty Courses


Private Lesson

Private Instruction

Optimize your instruction in a one-on-one lesson or  get a group of  friends and family together to enjoy learning inline skating, together.

Private Lessons with Skate Ventures provide customized  individual attention. The pace is set to match the needs and desires of the private student. We strive to schedule private lessons at a location and time that is convenient and suited for you. Some times travel fees apply.

If your schedule doesn’t fit ours, please contact us to create a lesson or event specifically designed to suit your group, interests and ability levels.

Basic Skate Maintenance

Learn how to maintain the physical components of your skates.  Topics include general cleaning and wheel and bearing maintenance.

Edgework/Cones Skating 

Learn to take your swizzles to the next level. Work on cross-over swizzles through cones both forward and backward (optional). Also, Learn to skate through cones on one skate. Benefits skaters crossover and edge management capabilities.

Trail Skating for fun and fitness

Skate instructors help reinforce your skills on trails to develop skate skill proficiency and skate fitness endurance.  Once Skate Ventures student have taken OSB series and trail skate 1, quality mileage helps reinforce skill ability and fitness.  Pacelines are introduced. Length of skates correlates with skater ability. 

Skate for Fitness

Learn how to maximize your skating stride while building your endurance on Minnesota’s fine trail system.

Brakeless Braking (BB)

learn braking techniques using skill and wheels rather than your brake.

Totally Turns (TT) 

In totally turns we focus on developing turning ability. We focus on Y-frame turns and parallel turns (ski style turns). The benefit of developing turning ability is to increase maneuverability which in turn increases safety and fun on inline skates.