Ice Skating Institute


An ISI membership is required in order to compete in ISI competitions such as the Meet Me competition sponsored by MEFSC. Other local ISI competitions include the Sweetheart Open and St. Peter's Winter Classic. Many MEFSC skaters compete individually in ISI events and in some cases will travel regionally to compete.

ISI Membership

Register or renew your ISI membership online.

About ISI's we-SKATE Program

ISI's Learn to Skate program runs from Tots-Delta and continues through the freestyle levels (1-10). Read more about the skill levels and test requirements.

More about ISI

The Ice Skating Institute is an international industry trade association encompassing all aspects of the ice skating industry.

ISI was founded in 1959 as a nonprofit organization for owners, operators, and developers of ice skating facilities. For over 45 years, ISI has become the industry trade association for progressive ice skating facilities, managers, coaching professionals, suppliers and individual skaters.


  • Encourages participation in ice skating as a recreational sport.

  • Provides information for the development and construction of ice arenas.

  • Produces trade and educational publications and literature.

  • Holds an annual educational conference and trade show for arenas managers, skating directors, instructors and skating industry manufacturers, suppliers and retailers.

  • Provides ice skating programs for skaters of all ages and abilities.

  • Hosts four recreational skating competitions annually.

  • Organizes consumer shows in conjunction with its recreational skating events.