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 monthly 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 - 2020
Level 1 Certification
You can register for a certification even if it not confirmed. Once it is confirmed, we will ask you for payment. Register to let us know you are interested. If you are interested in the ONLINE program, register now and start anytime!
- February 16/17/18 Miami, Florida - Completed, 4 new instructors!
- March 5/6/7, Moab, UT, completed, 7 new instructors!
- June 27/28 with Pre cert zoom meeting on Wed/Thurs night prior to event. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - Completed, four new instructors!
- June 27/28 with Pre Cert zoom meeting on Thursday the 25th, Vienna, Austria with Judith Paulsen - Completed, 2 new Instructors!
Next up (scheduled post covid:) Confirmed and you can register now! Spots are limited due to covid.
- July 23 and July 25/26 Seattle, WA** Completed, 6 new Instructors
- August 7/8/9 NYC NY** with Sonic Shah Examiner. 8 new Instructors
- August 28/29/30 Washington DC completed, 4 new Instructors
- September 11/12/13 Victoria, BC, Canada** Confirmed, Chris McCabe Examiner. Full at 8 Candidates(
- September 18/19/20 NYC NY** with Sonic Shah Examiner. Confirmed, please register
- November 20/21/22 2020- Washington DC** with Malik Lloyd Examiner. Confirmed, please register (Nov 20th is a zoom call, 21/22 is in person)
To be rescheduled:
- April 17/18/19 Denver, CO - will be rescheduled
- Memorial Day Weekend - Los Angeles, CA
- Pittsburgh, PA - August!
- Nashville, TN, Date TBD
- Dallas, TBD
For Canadian Registrations please click here
Level 2 Certification
- June 11/12/13 - Seattle, WA - contact Trish (moved to August)
- August 11/2 CAMPskateIA** in Roseville, MN at the Guidant John Roseville Oval (outdoors)
- Sept 9/10/11 in Calgary (register on this page) Please wait for final confirmation.
- August 11/12 at CAMPskateIA** in Roseville, MN at the Guidant John Roseville Oval (outdoors) Confirmed!
- at CAMPskateIA in Roseville, MN at the Guidant John Roseville Oval (outdoors) Registration pending (Not confirmed)
**These dates are confirmed and you can register now. Certifications after camp MUST be completed on the CAMP Registration site.
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.
Register Here for In-Person Certifications
Registering now, using the pay by check option does not obligate you to a certification but it does let us know you are interested!
- Our Online Certification are ready to go. Register here for the ONLINE Certification.
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