Levels Basic 1 through Basic 8 (Ages 6-12) – $110
The Basic Skills Program teaches students progressively more difficult moves through eight levels of skating. Upon competition of the Basic 1 through 8 Program, skaters will have knowledge of the sport enabling them to advance to more specialized areas of skating.
If a child is skating (or taking lessons) for the first time, the student should register for the Basic 1 class level. Students are evaluated at the first class session to gauge their skill/ability level, and are placed in another class if the their skill is applicable.
- Proper techniques to fall & get up
- Two foot glides & stops
- Backward skating
- One foot glides
- Two foot turns & snowplow stops
- Forward stroking
- Two foot spins & essence of actual skating & gliding
- Forward edges
- Crossovers & backward snowplow stops
- Backward edges
- Crossovers & one foot spins
- Beginning jumps
- Turns & spirals
- More advanced jumps
- Turns & edge work
- Combining moves
- Jumps & spins with new techniques
Choose from the options below for the Basic 1-8 classes:
Session V: April 12- May 21
Sunday’s April 12- May 17 4:30pm-5:10pm**
Tuesday’s (Basic 1-5 Only) April 14- May 19 5:30pm to 6:10pm**
Thursday’s April 16- May 21 5:50pm-6:30pm (PLEASE NOTE: Exclusive practice is before class from 5:30pm-5:50pm)
Session VI: June 2- July 9
Tuesday’s June 2 (Basic 1-5 ONLY)- July 7 5:30pm to 6:10pm**
Thursday’s June 4- July 9 6:00pm-6:40pm**
Session VII: July 14- August 20
Tuesday’s (Basic 1-5 Only) July 14- August 18 5:30pm to 6:10pm**
Thursday’s July 16- August 20 6:00pm-6:40pm**
**20 minutes of exclusive optional practice time immediately follows every class!
NEW THIS YEAR: 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 $60, but hurry because space is limited and will fill quickly. Register through the “Register Free Online” button below.
We will accept in person registration through the second week of classes (based on availability).
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