Learn to Skate Classes
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LEARN TO SKATE USA
Lace those skate up!
Do you need to learn the basic fundamentals to get started?
Are you ready to master more challenging skating skills?
Either way, our comprehensive approach to conquering individual elements gives you the skills, the knowledge, and the urge to go far on the ice…And, even further in life.
We teach a curriculum that offers something for everyone, from the first steps on the ice to mastering advanced technique. Solid skill development is based on the ABC’s of basic athleticism- Agility, Balance, Coordination and Speed. It is a progressive system that, upon completion of the program, allows skaters to confidently advance to more specialized areas of skating.
Parent and Me (ages 4-6)
Parents looking to learn to skate with your child. Use our class as a building block for both of you. Skaters in these classes will follow the Snowplow Sam curriculum.
Snowplow Sam (ages 4-6)
Snowplow Sam levels are designed to help the preschool-age skater develop preliminary coordination and strength necessary to maneuver on the ice. Time in the Snowplow Sam program will allow children to be more comfortable on the ice.
Skills taught: Sit and stand up, march, glide, dip
Basic Skills 1-6 (ages 6-12)
Basic 1: March, glide, dip, two foot swizzles, backward wiggles, snowplow stop.
Basic 2: Forward one foot glides, backward two foot glides, backward swizzles, moving snowplow stop
Basic 3: Forward 1/2 swizzle pumps, forward to backward turns, backward one foot glides, backward snowplow stop.
Basic 4: Forward outside and inside edges, forward cross overs, backward 1/2 swizzle pumps, backward one foot glides, two foot spin.
Basic 5: Backward outside and inside edges, backward cross overs, forward outside 3 turn, hockey stop.
Basic 6: Forward inside three turn, backward stroking, one foot spin, t-stop, bunny hop, spiral
Pre Freeskate: Mowhawks, backward to forward outside edge transitions, one foot spin, waltz jump, mazurka
Freeskate 1 &2: Forward and backward outside and inside consecutive edges, backward outside and inside three turns, upright spin from backward crossovers, back spin, half flip, half lutz, toe loop, salchow
Freeskate 3 & 4: Waltz threes, Forward power three turns, waltz eight, forward to back spin combination, sit spin, loop, half loop, flip.
Artistry In Motion
Get Signed Up
Learn to Skate sessions are four weeks long and meet once a week on Monday from 5:30-6:30 pm or Saturday from 9:00-10:00 am. All classes are offered on both days. Skaters choose the time that works best for their schedule. The cost of a four-week session is $60.00 per skater. This includes skate rental for each class session, a 30-minute lesson with a trained instructor and 20 minutes of supervised practice time each week. An additional $25.00 Registration Fee is charged once per season (September 1-April 30). Please Pre-Register for each session on-line or print off a form and deliver to Young Arena.
**Schedule Changes for Fall 2020**
We will offer two five-week session for Fall 2020 starting October 3rd/October 5th. Weekly classes will be 30 minutes in length. The enitre classtime will be spent with an instructor and the 20 minute free practice time following lessons will be suspended for now. Complete list of COVID-19 related guidelines can be found with printable or online registration forms.
Beginners & Basic 2, 3, & 4 Mondays 5:30-6:00 pm or Saturdays 9:00-9:30 am
Basic 5, 6, Pre-Freeskate, Freeskate, & Adult/Teen Mondays 6:00 pm or Saturdays 9:30-10:00 am