Basic Skills Classes: for Ages 6-13
Basic 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6: For ages 6-13. Skaters will learn a variety of basic skating skills, proper techniques and safety. Each level will introduce new skills which build on the skills they have already mastered, ensuring that class is never boring.
Adult Skating Classes: Ages 14+
Adult Beginner 1, 2, 3: For skaters who want to learn to skate for the first time or get help learning new skills.
Adult Advanced 4, 5, 6: Advanced classes for skaters who have passed all Adult Beginner classes. Refining figure skating skills and learning more advanced moves.
Hockey Skating Skills: Ages 4+
** Must have passed Snowplow 1 & 2, Basic 1 or Adult Beginner 1 (or previous hockey experience) before enrolling in this class
Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4: A basic skills track for skaters primarily interested in developing skills for hockey. Curriculum jointly developed by US Figure Skating and USA Hockey. Skaters must pass Snowplow 1 & 2 or Basic 1 first. Wearing a helmet HIGHLY recommended; bike helmet/hockey helmet/winter sports helmet all ok.
Please note: this is a HOCKEY SKATING class only. Sticks and pucks will not be used.
Advanced Figure Skating Skills: Ages 6+
**Must have passed Basic 6 or Adult Advanced 6 to enroll
Pre Free Skate: For skater who have passed Basic 6, to develop figure skating skills.
Virtual Learn-to-skate: all ages
Off-ice Jumps & Spins: Learn proper take-off and landing technique from bunny-hops to Axel prep and beyond. Will focus on teaching skaters the basics of jumps, jump rotation and spins. Off-ice training gives skaters the ability to safely learn new jumps and spins before bringing them on the ice. Open to skaters in Basic 6 and up OR Adult Advanced 6 and up.
Stretching: Stretching keeps muscles flexible, strong and healthy! Stretching is extremely important for skating in order to maintain a range of motion in our joints. Learn how to properly stretch the muscles we commonly use while skating. Will focus on stretches to enhance lunges, spirals, Biellmanns and 135s to bring your skating to the next level! Open to ALL skaters!
Off-ice Synchronized Skating: Learn the foundations of synchronized skating! Off-ice strengthening for synchro is fundamental for performing on the ice. Coaches will be covering basic formations for synchro including lines, pinwheels, circles, blocks and intersections. Improve your footwork by learning proper crossover technique as well as beginner turns. Open to ALL skaters!
IJS SPINS (Basic and Features): This class is for skaters to improve their spins! Class will break into 2 groups: