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Skating School at the Pettit Free Skate Classes

Please Note: Skate Rental available, but not included in registration price ($15 for the five 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 and Levels 1-6 (ages 6 – 12) – $95
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

2017-18 Class Dates (5 Week Sessions):

Session VI: May 24- June 21, 2018
Thursday’s May 24- June 21, 6:00pm to 6:40pm**
**20 minutes of exclusive practice time follows each class

Session VII: July 12- August 9, 2018
Thursday’s July 12- August 9, 6:00pm to 6:40pm**
**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 $55, but hurry because space is limited and will fill quickly. Register through the “Register Free Online” button below.



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

July 23, 2018 - July 29, 2018