New LEARN TO SKATE

5 WEEK CLASSES BEGINNING THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 3RD AND ENDING DECEMBER 8TH 2020. **NO CLASSES WEEK OF THANKSGIVING, NOVEMBER 24TH THROUGH 28TH**


As we continue to navigate in our world with COVID-19, we have made changes to our regular programming. The safety of our skaters, coaches, employees, and local community are top priority. We will continue to follow health and safety guidelines using shared spaces and equipment.

IMPORTANT INFO AND CHANGES
for this series

1. THIS SERIES WILL BE 5 WEEKS. **THERE ARE NO CLASSES WEEK OF THANKSGIVING**
2. NO MAKEUP CLASSES.


Congrats to our Learn to Skate Program with 804 members in our 18-19 season! We’re proud to be ranked in the TOP 20 of all program Nationwide!

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    Learn to Skate – 5 week Series

    If it’s your 1st time or you’re ready to get back in your skates, we have the right class for you!
    Beginner to Advanced! Ages 4 & up! Adults too!

    Our programs runs year round in which you or your skater will learn skills according to the National Learn to Skate USA curriculum. Our fabulous coaches will teach the FUNdamentals of ice skating in a cool and exciting atmosphere!
    • Completion of SafeSport Training
    • Successfully pass the annual background screen
    • Verification of current coach liability insurance

    Classes Offered:

    Tuesday – 11am -11:30am (ADULT CLASSES ONLY)
    Tuesday – 4:50-5:20pm
    Tuesday – 5:30-6:00pm

    Thursday – 5:30-6:00 (SPECIALTY CLASS ONLY)

    Saturday – 9:30-10:00am 
    Saturday – 10:10-10:40am
    Saturday – 10:50-11:20am

    Please see our registration website for a list of all available levels & times offered.

    We offer many Learn to Skate Programs
    Basic Skills Learn to Skate (Basic 1 -6)
    Snowplow Sam Learn to Skate (Ages 4-5)
    Adult Learn to Skate (Adult 1- 6)
    Specialty Class (All students who have passes all basic levels & PreFreeskate or Adult 4). A class to introduce other disciplines of skating) 

    Meet the Coaches!

    Details


        Each Enrolled Skater will receive:

        • 30 Minute Group Class with Certified Learn to Skate USA coaches
        • 4 FREE Public Skate Session Practice Pass *
        • NO Makeup classes
        • Membership to LEARN TO SKATE USA
        • Progress Reports, Badges & Passing Certificates
        • Rental skates for classes
        • *FREE Public Skate Session Practice Passes:
          • Does NOT include skate rental
          • Valid ONLY for public skate admission for practice NOT sessions upon which a private lesson is taken
          • Passes are NON-transferable. The pass can only be used for the skater listed on each card. 


        LEARN TO SKATE WELCOME PACKETS include:

        All new members receive a welcome packet, preparing them to fully enjoy and succeed in ice skating. Every packet contains a skater record book to track progress through the program, a parent handbook, a membership card, and a Learn to Skate USA magazine filled with helpful information about all aspects of skating. (Allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.)

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        Learn To Skate Programs


        Basic Skills

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        Basic Skills teaches the FUNdamentals of ice skating and provides the best foundation for figure skating, hockey, and speed skating. Six progressive levels introduce forward and backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers, and turns. Upon completion of the Basic Skills 1-6 levels, skaters will be able to confidently advance to more specialized areas of skating. All classes will be well-structured with the focus on proper skill development taught in a positive, FUN, and social environment. Skaters will progress at their own rate and advance after skill mastery is demonstrated.

        Discover, Learn and Play – Basic 1 and 2

        These introductory levels allow new skaters with no prior skating experience to build confidence while learning to skate.

        FUNdamentals – Basic 3–6

        These levels develop all of the fundamental skating skills on the ice. Focus is on learning the ABCs of basic athleticism: agility, balance, coordination and speed. Upon completion of these levels, skaters will be able to confidently advance to more specialized areas of skating.


        snowplow sam

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        The Snowplow Sam levels are introductory classes divided into four progressive levels allowing children with no prior skating experience to build confidence while learning the basic skills of skating. These classes are designed to help children six and younger develop the ABCs of movement – Agility, Balance, Coordination and speed. The ABCs are essential for developing fundamental movement skills and physical literacy. All classes will be taught in a safe and positive environment, incorporating fun and games making class time an enjoyable experience for all.


        ADULT – BEGINNER TO ADVANCED

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        The Adult curriculum is designed for both beginning and experienced adult skaters who wish to improve their skating skills. Participation in the program will help promote physical fitness and improve balance and coordination while teaching proper skating techniques. This is an exciting program for people who look to skating as an enjoyable part of a fit and healthy lifestyle.

        Divided into six levels from basic skating to more advanced skills, adult skaters will progress at an individual rate while being challenged and motivated. Based on prior skating experience, adults may choose to begin at the level that best matches their skill base.


        Specialty on Learn to Skate

        SPECIALTY

        Our Freeskate class got an upgrade! Now, skaters have the chance to learn more skills, across more skating disciplines! Enjoy learning in a group environment and have fun with friends!

        ONLY open to ALL skaters who have PASSED ALL Basic Levels(1-6) & PreFreeskate.

        FREESKATE

        Badges= PreFreeskate, Freeskate 1-6

        Each free skate level is comprised of a variety of progressive skating skills, transitions, spins and jumps — all of which build on the previous skill, providing skaters a strong foundation of all elements. These levels will be taught in a positive and interactive group format such as a bridge program, circuit classes or as an introductory training program. Instructors will focus on quality and mastery of skills.

        SYNCHRONIZED

        Badges= Synchronizes 1- 4

        The synchronized skating badge program is a great way to introduce synchronized skating to skaters already taking group lessons. It is recommended that skaters have successfully passed Basic 3 prior to working on Synchro 1. While you don’t need the entire ice, it is recommended that the synchronized skating classes use at least a third of the ice in order to successfully and safely accomplish the elements below. Many programs find success by offering synchronized skating alongside theatre on ice.

        Synchronized skating is made up of five basic elements, which includes the block, circle, line, wheel and intersection. Each element has a prescribed hand hold. As skaters progress through the levels, they will learn how to transition between elements, as well as skate in multiple holds. Skaters may progress individually or as a group through Synchro 1-4. Upon completion, skaters will be able to confidently advance to a Basic Skills Level 1-3 team and beyond.

        ARTISTRY IN MOTION

        Badges = Artistry in Motion 1-4

        The Artistry in Motion (AIM) program introduces skaters to the basic principles and philosophy of choreography, presentation and performance. The badge program provides a foundation in basic body alignment, movement and line. Using this program will contribute to the training of the complete figure skater. Artistry in Motion praises the creative mind of every skater.

        ICE DANCING

        Badges = Ice Dancing 1-6

        The ice dance badge program focuses on the components of ice dancing and reviews the basic edges and turns while skating to music. Skaters will learn the first six dance patterns in the U. S. Figure Skating test structure. Dances may be skated solo or with a partner.

        PAIRS

        Badges = Pairs 1-6

        Pairs skating is performed in unison by partners. The key to pairs skating is exact timing in unison. Whether the partners are together or apart, their movements should be synchronized with matching body lines, gestures and skating skills. The Pairs 1-4 levels are designed to introduce skaters to the foundational principles of unison, in shadow or mirror, using basic free skating skills.

        The pairs levels are also designed to encourage skaters to learn and enjoy skills that will prepare them for pairs, ice dance or synchronized team skating. Lifts and throws are not required in the Pairs curriculum.

        • Each pair can consist of two skaters of the same or different gender.

        • The candidates for the Pairs levels should have passed at least Basic 6 or have the recommendation of the class instructor.

        Each Pairs level is divided into sections to include the following foundational skills:

        • Hand holds and positions • Moves in the Field skills • Side by side spin skills • Pair spin skills • Side by side jump skills

        THEATER ON ICE

        Badges = 1-4

        This curriculum will incorporate the TOI elements of choreography, skating movements and the rapport between skaters and/or sub groups of skaters at an introductory level. Emphasis should be on demonstration of the elements and control of the skating skills for the badge levels required. The four themes chosen for the curriculum are Joy, Body as an Instrument, Traveling Through Space and Rhythm.

        ** WE DO NOT ACCEPT AMERICAN EXPRESS **