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Skating School at the Pettit Free Skate Classes

Please Note: Skate Rental is available, but not included in registration price ($24 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, and Strength and Conditioning 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 Free Skate 3 and above.

Strength and Conditioning
This class emphasizes developing the flexibility and core strength required for the safe execution for skating technique. Skaters will also be doing off-ice jumps and spin positions. With this skaters can create excellent habits, develop an overall body awareness, and improve their on-ice abilities. Please bring tennis shoes, a water bottle, and a yoga mat.

 

2022-23 Class Dates (6 Week Sessions): ALL Classes $99

Session 3:
Saturday January 7- February 11, 9:30am-10:10am (Pre-Free Skate**, Free Skate 1-3**)
Saturday January 7- February 11, 10:30am-11:10am (Aspire Only**)
Sundays January 8- February 12, 3:15pm-3:55pm (Strength & Conditioning Only)
Sundays January 8- February 12, 4:30pm-5:10pm (Pre-Free Skate**, Free Skate 1-3**, Aspire**)
** 20 Min of Exclusive Practice Time Follows Each Class Time

Session 4:
Saturday February 18- March 25, 9:30am-10:10am (Pre-Free Skate**, Free Skate 1-3**)
Saturday February 18- March 25, 10:30am-11:10am (Aspire Only**)
Sundays February 19- March 26, 3:15pm-3:55pm (Strength & Conditioning Only)
Sundays February 19- March 26, 4:30pm-5:10pm (Pre-Free Skate**, Free Skate 1-3**, Aspire**)
** 20 Min of Exclusive Practice Time Follows Each Class Time

Session 5: No Sunday Class 5/28
Sundays May 7- June 18, 4:30pm-5:10pm
** 20 Min of Exclusive Practice Time Follows Each Class Time

Session 6: No Class 7/6 AND Last week of class moved from Thurs 8/3 to Wed 8/2!
Thursdays June 22- August 2, 6:00pm-6:40pm
** 20 Min of Exclusive Practice Time Follows Each Class Time

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).  ALL registrations must be completed online. No on site registration is available.

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