The film is a guide for those who want to go in for speed skating and figure skating. Moscow. Visitors to the Maxim Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure skate along the alleys. Skaters show their skills to music. A figure skating coach helps beginners learn to glide on ice. "Knives" - skates for speed skating. The sharp blades of the skates are protected by covers. Athletes-skaters show the technique of skating and the technique of high-speed passage of distances - long and short. Athletes [of the national team of the Soviet Union], champions of the USSR in speed skating, are training at the stadium: I.V. Ippolitov, T.A. Karelina, M.G. Isakova, I. Ya. Anikanov, V.A. Proshin. Skates with teeth for figure skating. Demonstration performances of skaters in [the park]. Figure skater Olga Sheina is performing; a sports couple shows their skills; group performance of skaters. Norway. International speed skating competition. At a distance of 500 meters, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, champion of the USSR Konstantin Konstantinovich Kudryavtsev with an opponent. The first to finish is the Soviet athlete. Cup [K.K. Kudryavtseva].