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Learn to Skate: Basic

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Learn to Skate - Basic 1

A beginner class for 5 and 6-year-olds that teaches basic skills and safety. U.S. Figure Skating recommends the use of a hockey or multi-sport helmet for all beginner skaters and children 6 years of age and younger. The format of class is as follows: 30 minutes of group instruction followed by 30 minutes of supervised practice. Skates are available for the lesson rental fee of $2/ week payable at the time of rental. 

Date

Day

Time

Mar. 7 - May 2

Thursdays

6 - 7 p.m.

Mar. 9 - May 4

Saturdays

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.  

Mar. 9 - May 4

Saturdays

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

  • No classes Mar. 21 - 30

Fee: $110
Age Requirement: 5 - 6 years old 

Learn to Skate - Basic 1/2

A continuation of Basic 1. Children must be at least 7 years old. Safety fun and making the skater comfortable on the ice are the focus of this class. U.S. Figure Skating recommends the use of a hockey or multi-sport helmet for all beginner skaters and children 6 years of age and younger. The format of class is as follows: 30 minutes of group instruction followed by 30 minutes of supervised practice. Skates are available for the lesson rental fee of $2/ week payable at the time of rental.

Date

Day

Time

Mar. 7 - May 2

Thursdays

6 - 7 p.m.

Mar. 9 - May 4

Saturdays

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.  

Mar. 9 - May 4

Saturdays

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

  • No classes Mar. 21 - 30

Fee: $110
Age Requirement: 7 years and older

Learn to Skate - Basic 3

A continuation of Basic 1/2 with an introduction to new skills. Safety fun and confidence on the ice are the focus. U.S. Figure Skating strongly recommends the use of a hockey or multi-sport helmet for all beginner skaters and children 6 years of age and younger. The format of class is as follows: 30 minutes of group instruction followed by 30 minutes of supervised practice. Skates are available for the lesson rental fee of $2/ week payable at the time of rental. 

Date

Day

Time

Mar. 7 - May 2

Thursdays

6 - 7 p.m.

Mar. 9 - May 4

Saturdays

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.  

  • No classes Mar. 21 - 30

Fee: $110

Learn to Skate - Basic 4

The class develops an understanding and ability in the use of forward edges and strengthens backward skating skills. U.S. Figure Skating strongly recommends the use of a hockey or multi-sport helmet for all beginner skaters and children 6 years of age and younger. The format of class is as follows: 30 minutes of group instruction followed by 30 minutes of supervised practice. Skates are available for the lesson rental fee of $2/ week payable at the time of rental. 

Date

Day

Time

Mar. 9 - May 4

Saturdays

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

  • No classes Mar. 21 - 30

Fee: $110

Learn to Skate - Basic 5/6

The focus of this class is to further develop backward skating stops and advanced turns. The format of class is as follows: 30 minutes of group instruction followed by 30 minutes of supervised practice. Skates are available for the lesson rental fee of $2/ week payable at the time of rental. 

Date Day Time

Mar. 9 - May 4

Saturday

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

  • No classes Mar. 21 - 30

Fee: $110