So, you want to learn how to ice skate but you may have very little to no ice skating experience. Not to worry we have a class for you!
Skaters at this level will learn about their skating equipment, safety both on and off the ice, falling and getting up properly, balancing, and forward and backward skating.
Ages 3-5 who are able to stand on the ice in ice skates unattended. This class uses a variety of games to teach skating skills. There are 4 levels in Tots.
- Proper Way to Fall
- Proper Way to Get Up
- Marching in Standing Position
- Marching While Moving
- Two-Foot Jump in Place
- Forward Swizzle Standing Still
- Single Swizzle
- Beginning Two-Foot Glide
- Push and Glide Stroking
- Preparation for Snowplow Stop
- Forward Swizzle
- T-Position and Push (Right and Left)
- Backward Swizzle
- Two-Foot or One-Foot Snowplow Stop
- Backward Wiggle
For beginning skaters 6 years and older. This class will teach the basic skills include forward and backward skating, gliding on one foot and stopping.
Classes are 30-minute sessions, one day a week, for 8 weeks. Skate rentals are available at no additional cost. Practice sessions are available on the day of your class (practice times vary with class times). Evaluation of skills will be held on the first and last week of classes. Make-up classes may be made, before the end of the block, on the other days we offer.
- Two-Foot Glide
- One-Foot Glide (Right & Left)
- Forward Swizzle Backward
- Backward Swizzle
This class goes back to the "roots" of figure skating. You will learn edge control and muscle isolations. Having these skills will allow you to execute jumps and spins with quality control. Figures class can help prepare you for the Figures portion of the USFS Moves in the field test. It is preferred that you have some basic knowledge of forward and backward edge before entering this class. Delta Level and above is encouraged to join this class.
Class Times & Dates
Saturdays 10:15 - 10:45 am