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 6:00 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
Jump/Spin & Superstars Classes
Jump/Spin, Superstars are classes for the beginning to advanced competitive skaters or anyone in private lessons, the focus is working on speed, poise, agility, discussion of new rule changes, proper technique on jumps and spins. These classes are in group form so skaters get to be in a competitive but friendly fun atmosphere. (See lesson times and fees below.)
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)
|2020 Learn To Ice Skate||8 week course / 1 lesson each week
(8 free skate passes given)
|Thursdays 6:00pm OR Saturdays 9:00am||Oct. 15th – Dec. 12th||
|CLICK HERE TO PAY|
|Jump & Spin||Free Skate Level 3 and Above||Thursdays 6:30pm – 7:15pm||Oct. 15th – Dec. 12th||$160.00||CLICK HERE TO PAY|
|Superstars||Class for the beginning to advanced competitive skaters||Sat 8:30-9am on ice and 9:05 to 9:45am off ice.||Oct. 15th – Dec. 12th||$160.00||CLICK HERE TO PAY|
|Homeschool Learn to Skate||Class for any child who is homeschooled||Thursdays 10:30am-11:30am (3o minute lesson, 30 minute free skate)||Oct. 15th – Dec. 12th||$100.00||CLICK HERE TO PAY|
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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