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Skating School at the Pettit Free Skate Classes

Please Note: Skate Rental is available, but not included in registration price ($18 for the six week class). Please purchase skate rental in advance online when purchasing your Skating School Class (if you need it) and as always, you are certainly welcome to bring your own skates.


Pre-Free, Levels 1-3, Aspire 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 Aspire
A bridge program by US Figure Skating that will teach skaters and parents what the next step is to further involve yourselves in the world of Figure Skating. Here you will learn about all the different avenues you can take as a skater. Open to those who have completed Basic 3 and above or Free Skate 2 and above.

2020-21 Class Dates (6 Week Sessions):

Session 1:
Saturday September 26- October 31 (9:30am-10:10am) Free Skate 1-3 ONLY
Saturday September 26- October 31 (10:30am-11:10am) Free Skate 4-6 ONLY
** 20 Min of Exclusive Practice Time Follows Each Class Time

Session 2: (No Classes 11/24-11/29)
Saturday November 7- December 19 (9:30am-10:10am) 1-3 ONLY
Saturday November 7- December 19 (10:30am-11:10am) Aspire ONLY
Sunday November 8- December 20 (4:30pm-5:10pm)
** 20 Min of Exclusive Practice Time Follows Each Class Time


Online registration will close at 12pm the day before each day’s first class. (Example: Saturday classes close on Friday at 12pm). Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ALL registrations must be completed online. No on site registration is available as in previous years.

Upcoming Events

October 26, 2020 - November 1, 2020