Register now! Skate IA has begun to offer certifications in select cities (local to an examiner) Check below for dates and location.
Our ONLINE Certification is now live. You may register at any time and start right away Click on our ONLINE link. See our PROGRAMS page.
Skaters who become certified are eligible for the following benefits: Membership for the balance of the year, Insurance ($130 additional), a free webpage already built so students can find you immediately, Tshirt, logo stickers for branding, a copy of our Business Development Manual to assist you in getting started, curriculum to immediately start teaching, liability and covid waivers, discounts on skates and wheels with Rollerblade, SEBA, Triple 8, Hyper (and quad wheels) and at skate shops, 275 manufacturer company discounts through Expert Voice (from travel to pets, clothing to kanteens, this is a huge benefit), and access to Examiners and Staff to assist you with everything from creating curriculum to what prices to charge. SkateIA is here to assist you all along the way. We have mregular meetings to update you on resources and new instructors get a specific meeting to review all the details. We are a Community first, membership second and a Certification Organization designed to work alongside you as you, and we, Expand What Is Possible On Skates.
If you are interested in taking a Certification Program and don’t find your city/state included on the list, email us. We can set one up in your city. Our manual has just been translated into Spanish.
Upcoming Certification Opportunities - 2021
Level 1 Certification
If you are interested in the ONLINE program, register now and start anytime! ONLINE Certifications are ongoing, register anytime and get started right away! Register here for ONLINE only: https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=230290 The in-person registration links will be available when those certs open up.
- April: Washington DC, NYC
- May: Seattle
- June: Toronto & California (Southern)
- July: Washington DC & NYC
- August 16/17/18 at CAMPskateIA: Level 1, 2, Slalom & Skate Park in Roseville, MN at the Guidant John Roseville Oval (outdoors)
- June - Seattle, WA
- August 16/1718 CAMPskateIA**
- Sept in Calgary
- August 16/17/18 at CAMPskateIA** in Roseville, MN at the Guidant John Roseville Oval (outdoors)
ONLINE Skate Park will be available in June
- August 16/17/18at CAMPskateIA in Roseville, MN at the Guidant John Roseville Oval (outdoors)
- Our ONLINE Certification for Level 1 has had 29 people start it and so far 5 are in process. You can register at any time. It takes between 2 to 4 weeks depending on your schedule. Register here for the ONLINE Certification.
For Canadian Registrations please click here
Level 2 Certification
ONLINE Slalom will be available in June!
Hours of In Person Certifications: Each Certification has an evening session, off skates, followed by two full days, on skates. Sample: Friday night 6:30pm - 9pm; Saturday 9am to 6pm; Sunday 9am to 5pm. The Friday night, off skates session is now via Zoom and USUALLY held on the Thursday night before the weekend certification.
You must attend all hours of the Certification. No exceptions.
Link for 2021 In-Person Certifications will be placed here when we resume them.
Coming soon (June-ish)
Slalom Certification ONLINE
Skate Park Certification ONLINE
Skate to Ski ONLINE
How to pay
- Paying by check The online registration form for certification via check includes the information for the address of where to send a check. Please make a note of it when that option appears on the actual registration form, or contact Skate IA directly. You must register on line and indicate “pay by check” and the check must be received to complete your Certification Registration.
- Paying by PayPal You may pay for any of our services using your PayPal account, including the Bill Me Later option.
- Paying by Credit Card You can pay through PayPal using your credit card.
- No refunds, but may be used within two years