Learn How to Ice Skate
Welcome to the US Figure Skating (USFS) Basic Skills Program. A program of the national governing body of figure skating, Learn to Skate (LTS) instruction is a cost effective way to learn the basic skills of ice skating. You will learn the fundamentals of ice skating whether you’re interested in recreational ice skating, competitive figure skating, or ice hockey. Individual skaters are grouped with participants of similar age and skill level. Several levels of advancement and patches are awarded for each level.
The LTS program consists of a 30-minute lesson each week for six weeks plus one free public session each week. Classes are taught all year round on Thursdays at 6:15 pm or 6:45 pm, OR Saturdays at 9:00 am. Categories include:
- Snowplow Sam – Ages 3 to 5
- Basic Skills – Ages 6 to 15
- Adult – Ages 16 and up
SUMMER SKATING CAMP DATES ANNOUNCED!!!
Recreational Camps – $180 Per Week (8/5-8/8 Frank Carroll Instructing- Price TBD)
This camp is for the beginning skaters through Plex Basic Skills/Pre Freeskate skaters. Skaters will learn how to stretch, have better agility, improve their skating skills and compete with games on and off the ice with a larger emphasis on fun.
Competitive Camp – $225 Per Week
This camp is for competitive skaters from Plex Basic Skills Freestyle levels to USFS Sr. Levels. These camps are for the serious competitor with a training curriculum based on the experience of Olympic and World Coaches/Skaters. These camps will improve skaters jumps/spins, improve training focus, agility, flexibility, stamina and become a motivated stronger minded athlete.
6/3 to 6/6
6/10 to 6/13
6/24 to 6/27
7/8 to 7/11
7/15 to 7/18
Follow the links below to register and pay!
Mark Cockerell has joined Plex Ice and HiWire as one of our newest Figure Skating Coaches. Mark has an impressive record in the figure skating world which includes him winning the World Junior Figure Skating Championships in 1976, earning bronze medals at U.S. Nationals in 1983 and in 1984, and a silver in 1985. In 1984 he placed 13th at the Winter Olympics, and has skated with four world figure skating tours.
Program Fees & Registration (YOU MUST FOLLOW BOTH LINKS. FIRST TO PAY SECOND TO REGISTER)
|Learn To Ice Skate||8 week course / 1 lesson each week
(8 free skate passes given)
|Thursdays 6:15pm and 6:45pm OR Saturdays 9:00am||Starts May 9th||$140 by
$160 after May 4th
|CLICK HERE TO PAY|
|Jump & Spin||Free Skate Level 3 and Above||Thursdays 7:15pm – 8:00pm||Starts May 9th||$160.00||CLICK HERE TO PAY|
|Summer Skating Camps||
Not able to make the class times or interested in booking private lessons? Email Figure Skating Director, Mark Cockerell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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