Pre-school Program (Mondays & Thursdays)
The Pre-school Program is designed to help the preschool age skater develop preliminary coordination and strength necessary to maneuver on the ice. Pre-school skaters are on the ice for a 30-minute lesson and follow the US Figure Skating Snow Plow Sam learn-to-skate program.

Basic Skills Program (Mondays & Thursdays)
Basic Skills is broken down into 8 levels, following the US Figure Skating Basic Skills program. Group classes are assigned based on ability and divided into a 30 minute group lesson and 20 minutes of practice time. The eight levels of this program introduce the fundamental moves of skating. These skills are ESSENTIAL elements to become a stronger, more confident skater.  A skater must master all skills at a level before progressing. At the conclusion of Basic Skills, if so inclined, a figure skater may advance to the Freestyle Program.

Speed Skating (Thursdays)
The Speed Skating Program is for skaters wanting to learn the fundamentals of Speed Skating. The Speed Skating track introduces beginning speed skating techniques to skaters who have learned the basic skating fundamentals in Basic Skills 1-4. These techniques include basic positions, edges, turns, starts and speed development. Skaters will be ready for racing after completing the Speed 1-6 badge levels.  This class will be taught by Dan Weinstein, 2-time US Olympic Speed Skating Team Member.

Hockey Edge Power Skating Program (Thursdays)
The program includes a 30 minute group lesson as well as 20 minutes of open/practice skate. The class focuses on edge control and and techniques needed to get the most power out of your edges.

Bridge Program (varies by session)
This program is available to any Basic 7 and 8 skater who is enrolled in at least one day of Basic Level group classes as well as any skater who has not tested their first US figure skating test.  We will offer a 30 min. group lesson followed by 15 minutes of open skating time where your child can practice the new elements he or she will be learning.  In the Bridge Program, he or she will learn the elements in the Freeskate levels.  Skaters will also learn the elements in the Pre-Preliminary Moves in the Field test which is the first test they will take after they complete Basic 8.

Freestyle (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays)
This program is for those skaters who have gone through the Basic Skills 1-8 and would like to pursue figure skating. In addition, skaters who have passed Basic Skills 3+ are eligible to participate in some Freestyle sessions as well.

Adults (varies by session)
This program promotes physical fitness and improves balance and coordination while learning proper skating techniques. This program is open to beginner through advanced skaters and is scheduled based on skater demand.

 

 

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