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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.

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

2019-20 Class Dates (6 Week Sessions):

SESSION II –November 2 – December 19 ***No Classes 11/26 through 12/1
Saturday’s November 2- December 14, 9:30am-10:10am (Axel, Pre-Free Skate & 1-3 ONLY)
Saturday’s November 2- December 14, 10:30am-11:10am (4-6 ONLY)
Sunday’s November 3- December 15, 4:30pm-5:10pm
**20 minutes of exclusive practice time follows each class

SESSION III –January 4 – February 27 ***No Classes 1/25 through 2/7
Saturday’s January 4- February 22, 9:30am-10:10am (Axel, Pre-Free Skate & 1-3 ONLY)
Saturday’s January 4- February 22, 10:30am-11:10am (4-6 ONLY)
Sunday’s January 5- February 23, 4:30pm-5:10pm
**20 minutes of exclusive practice time follows each class

SESSION IV –February 29 – April 9
Saturday’s February 29- April 4, 9:30am-10:10am (Axel, Pre-Free Skate & 1-3 ONLY)
Saturday’s February 29- April 4, 10:30am-11:10am (4-6 ONLY)
Sunday’s March 1- April 5, 3:15pm-3:55pm
**20 minutes of exclusive practice time follows each class

SESSION V – May 28 – July 2
Thursday’s May 28- July 2, 6:00pm-6:40pm
**20 minutes of exclusive practice time follows each class

SESSION VI – July 9 – August 13
Thursday’s, July 9- August 13, 6:00pm-6:40pm
**20 minutes of exclusive practice time follows each class

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) Registration on the first day or later of a session will result in a $20 administrative fee

Upcoming Events

November 18, 2019 - November 24, 2019

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