Untitled-2.jpgThe World Arena Ice Hall, a U.S Olympic Training Site, is home to many of the nation's finest skaters and coaches. The Learn-to-Skate instructors are highly trained and experienced in teaching all levels of skaters and conducting the Learn to Skate USA Program. Participation in the program will enable skaters of all ages and abilities to learn the fundamentals of figure skating and hockey. The curriculum is designed to be fun, challenging and rewarding for everyone!

Session Start Dates

 

 

2019

 

Session 7     Tuesdays           Oct 29, Nov 5, 12, 19, Dec 3, 10, 17 

 (7 week)     Saturdays           Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, Dec 7, 14, 21

                **No Classes Nov 26th and Nov 30th for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

2020

 

Session 1    Tuesdays         January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11

(6 week)      Saturdays        January 4, 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8

 

Session 2    Tuesdays         February 18, 25, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

(7 week)      Saturdays        February 22, 29, March 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr 4

 

Session 3    Tuesdays         Apr 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19

(7 week)      Saturdays        Apr 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23

                  

Session 4    Tuesdays           May 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23, July 7, 14

(7 week)

                   **No Classes June 30  Due to Broadmoor Open Competition  

                 

Session 5    Tuesdays         July 21, 28, Aug 4, 11, 18, 25, Sept 1

(7 week)

 

Session 6    Tuesdays           Sept 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 6, 13, 20

(7 week)      Saturdays        Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24

 

Session 7     Tuesdays           Oct 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15

 (7 week)     Saturdays           Oct 31,  Nov 7, 14, 21, Dec 5, 12, 19

                **No Classes Nov 24th and Nov 28th for Thanksgiving Holiday

 

 

 

Class Levels and Pricing Information

Snowplow Sam Levels 1-4

Ages: 3-5 years old
Description: A four level curriculum for our youngest skaters designed to develop preliminary coordination, balance, muscle control and strength necessary to move on skates. Skaters will learn marching, gliding, dipping, swizzles, and stopping while participating in games and activities on the ice.
Class Length: 30 minutes
Cost: 7 Week Session - $85.00   6 Week Session - $75.00
Days and Times: Tuesday 6:15-6:45pm    Saturday 10:40-11:10am

Basic Skills Levels 1-2

Ages: 6-15 years old
Description: These first two levels of the fundamental "Basic Skills" emphasize on balance, forward skating, backward skating, gliding and stopping. After passing Basic 2 skaters can choose whether to pursue recreational figure skating or hockey. 
Class Length: 30 minutes
Cost: 7 Week Session - $85.00    6 Week Session - $75.00
Days and Times: Tuesday 6:15-6:45pm   Saturday 10:40-11:10am

Basic Skills Levels 3-6

Ages: 6-15 years old
Description: The "Basic Eights" introduce the fundamental moves: forward skating, backward skating, stops, crossovers and turns. After completion skaters can advance to more specialized areas of skating. 
Class Length: 30 minutes
Cost: 7 Week Session - $85.00   6 Week Session - $75.00
Days and Times: Tuesday 6:50-7:20pm   Saturday 11:15-11:45am

Pre-Freeskate (combination of Basic 7 and 8)

Description: Every Free Skate level is divided into four different sections: Moves in the field, Dance/Footwork Sequence, Spins and Jumps. Skaters will learn all basic spin positions and single jumps. At this point a skater can choose whether to pursue a recreational or competitive approach to the sport of figure skating. 
Class Length: 30 minutes
Cost: 7 Week Session - $85.00   6 Week Session - $75.00
Days and Times: Tuesday 6:50-7:20pm   Saturday 11:15-11:45am

Free Skate Levels 1-6

Prerequisite: Basic 8
Description: Every Free Skate level is divided into four different sections: Moves in the field, Dance/Footwork Sequence, Spins and Jumps. Skaters will learn all basic spin positions and single jumps. At this point a skater can choose whether to pursue a recreational or competitive approach to the sport of figure skating. 
Class Length: 30 minutes
Cost: 7 Week Session - $85.00  6 Week Session - $75.00
Days and Times: Tuesday 6:50-7:20pm  Saturday 11:15-11:45pm

Adult Levels 1-4

Ages: 16 and up
Description: You're never too old to Learn to Skate! The Adult curriculum is designed to promote physical fitness and improve balance and coordination while learning proper skating technique. Adult skaters progress at an individual rate while being both challenged and motivated. 
Class Length: 30 minutes
Cost: 7 Week Session - $85.00   6 Week Session - $75.00
Days and Times: Tuesday 6:50-7:20pm   Saturday 11:15-11:45am

Hockey

Ages: 4-17 years old
Prerequisite: Basic 2
Description: This class emphasizes on proper skating skills that aspiring hockey players need in game situations while wearing full hockey gear. Skaters will develop on-ice balance, coordination, agility, basic skating skills and basic puck control skills. 
Required Gear: Helmet with facemask, shoulder pads, elbow pads, gloves, hockey pants, shin guards, hockey socks, hockey skates and stick. Mouth guards are strongly recommended, but not required. 
(Please bring a water bottle and arrive early for class. Locker rooms are provided.)
Class Length:1 hour
Cost: 7 Week Session - $105.00  6 Week Session - $95.00
Days and Times: Tuesday 6:15-7:15pm   Saturday 10:40-11:40am

Class Times (Subject to Change)

Tuesdays: 6:15pm - 6:45pm

  • Snowplow Sam Levels 1 - 3
  • Basic Skills Levels 1 - 2
  • Hockey Initiation (1 Hour) 

Tuesdays: 6:50pm - 7:20pm

  • Basic Skills Levels 3 - 8
  • Free Skate Levels 1 - 6
  • Adult

Saturdays: 10:40am - 11:10am

  • Snowplow Sam Levels 1 - 3
  • Basic Skills Levels 1 - 2
  • Hockey Initiation (1 Hour)
  • Learn to Dance 

Saturdays: 11:15am - 11:45am

  • Basic Skills Levels 3 - 8
  • Free Skate Levels 1 - 6 
  • Adult

Class Size

Learn-to-Skate participants are divided into small groups according to skating ability and age. Skaters are evaluated throughout the session and badges are awarded as each level is mastered. For Snowplow Sam Levels 1-3 the Instructor Skater ration will never exceed 5:1 to maximize the learning potential in every class. For all other group classes the ratio will never exceed 10:1.

 

Participant Information and Attire

  • One 30-minute skating lesson per week on the day you have requested (Hockey Initiation classes are one hour in duration)
  • Seven free public admissions for public skate sessions in the Ice Hall to be used during the Learn to Skate Session (If skaters require the use of rental skates during public sessions they must pay the $3.00 rental fee. Public admissions may be used through Sunday the week the session ends and may not be used after this time.
  • Membership in U.S. Figure Skating complete with an official Basic Skills membership card, U.S. Figure Skating Record Book with stickers and Basic Skills logo and membership year patches
  • Patch upon completion of the class level
  • Evaluation Sheets completed by the skater's instructor(s)

Attire

The skaters should dress in layers of comfortable clothing that will not restrict movement. We recommend a hat, gloves and a warm coat. Helmets are strongly encouraged for children under 6 years old. 

Parents, spectators and siblings are not allowed on the ice or on players benches during class. 

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You may also call 719.477.2153 or e-mail [email protected] to register or for information regarding the Learn-to-Skate program. No Refunds or exchanges given after the first class is completed.

Please Note: There are no refunds for any Learn-to-Skate Sessions once the Session starts. Any refund necessary prior to the start of a session will be subject to a $10 fee.

 

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