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Skating School at the Pettit Free Skate Classes

Please Note: Skate Rental available, but not included in registration price ($18 for the six week class). You can purchase skate rental on the first day of your class and as always, you are certainly welcome to bring your own skates.

Free Skate (Figure Skating)

Pre-Free, Levels 1-6, Axel Class (ages 6 – 12) – $99 per six week session
Skaters who have completed the Basic Skills 1-6 program levels and are interested in a more specialized figure skating experience graduate to the Free Skate program. Skaters will be instructed on spins, jumps, edges, arabesques and other “free skating” elements.

Some of the skills you will learn:

Pre-Free Skate
Mohawk, Step sequence, One-foot spin, Waltz jump

Free Skate 1
Forward consecutive edges, Backward outside three-turn, Upright spin, Toe loop

Free Skate 2
Backward consecutive edges, Backward inside three-turn, Beginning back spin, Salchow

Free Skate 3
Mohawk/crossover sequence, Waltz three-turns, Advance back spin, Loop jump

Free Skate 4
Power three-turns, Waltz eight, Sit spin, Flip

Free Skate 5
Backward outside three-turn mohawk, Camel spin, Waltz jump-loop jump combination, Lutz jump

Free Skate 6
Forward power pulls, Creative step sequence, Layback, Axel

Axel Class
Figure Skaters that have completed Free Skate 3 or that have received permission are encouraged to participate in the Axel Class. Skills and drills will be taught to assist in the mastery of this milestone jump

Session I: September 20- October 30, 2018
Saturday’s September 22- October 27, 9:30am to 10:10am** (Free Skate 1-3, Axel Class, Pre- Free Skate)
Saturday’s September 22- October 27, 10:30am to 11:10am** (Free Skate 4-6)
Sunday’s September 23- October 28, 4:30pm to 5:10pm** (Free Skate 1-6, Pre- Free Skate)
**20 minutes of exclusive practice time follows each class

Session II: November 1- December 19, 2018 (No Class 11/20-11/25)
Saturday’s November 3- December 15, 9:30am to 10:10am** (Free Skate 1-3, Axel Class, Pre- Free Skate)
Saturday’s November 3- December 15, 10:30am to 11:10am** (Free Skate 4-6)
Sunday’s November 4- December 16, 4:30pm to 5:10pm** (Free Skate 1-6, Pre- Free Skate)
**20 minutes of exclusive practice time follows each class

Session III: January 3- February 13, 2019
Saturday’s January 5- February 9, 9:30am to 10:10am** (Free Skate 1-3, Axel Class, Pre- Free Skate)
Saturday’s January 5- February 9, 10:30am to 11:10am** (Free Skate 4-6)
Sunday’s January 6- February 10, 4:30pm to 5:10pm** (Free Skate 1-6, Pre- Free Skate)
**20 minutes of exclusive practice time follows each class

Session IV: February 19- March 31, 2019
Saturday’s February 23- March 30, 9:30am to 10:10am** (Free Skate 1-3, Axel Class, Pre- Free Skate)
Saturday’s February 23- March 30, 10:30am to 11:10am** (Free Skate 4-6)
Sunday’s February 24- March 31, 3:15pm to 3:55pm** (Free Skate 1-6, Pre- Free Skate)
**20 minutes of exclusive practice time follows each class

Session V: April 6- May 23, 2019 (No Class 4/18-4/21)
Saturday’s April 6- May 18, 9:30am to 10:10am** (Free Skate 1-6, Pre- Free Skate)
Sunday’s April 7- May 19, 3:15pm to 3:55pm** (Free Skate 1-6, Pre- Free Skate)
**20 minutes of exclusive practice time follows each class

Session VI: May 30- July 11, 2019 (No Class 7/4)
Thursday’s May 30- July 11, 6:00pm to 6:40pm** (Free Skate 1-6, Pre- Free Skate)
**20 minutes of exclusive practice time follows each class

Session VII: July 18- August 22, 2019
Thursday’s July 18- August 22, 6:00pm to 6:40pm** (Free Skate 1-6, Pre- Free Skate)
**20 minutes of exclusive practice time follows each class

 

Want a little extra time with an instructor? Class participants now have the option to add on a weekly 15 minute private lesson during their designated practice time. The fee to take the fast track to success is only $66, but hurry because space is limited and will fill quickly. Register through the “Register Free Online” button below.

 

REGISTER FREE ONLINE

Online registration will close at 12pm the day before each day’s first class.
(Example: Saturday classes close on Friday at 12pm).

We will accept in person registration through the second week of classes (based on availability).

Click here for a Skating School Registration Form (PDF)

Upcoming Events

November 12, 2018 - November 18, 2018

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