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Ice Skating

Learn to Skate

By March 8, 2020 No Comments

5 Week Series

Includes: Lesson Time, Practice Time, Ice Time and Skate Rental

Series I

Mondays: March. 30th – April 27th at 5-6pm

SaturdaysApril 11th –  May 2nd at 10-11am

Series II

Mondays: May 4th – June 8th at 5-6pm (NO CLASS 3/25)

Saturdays: May 9th –  June 13th  at 10-11am (NO CLASS 3/23)

 

Class Schedule

Mondays

5-5:30pm: Basic all levels | 5:30-6pm: Advanced Jumps, Adults, Basic 1-4, Hockey Basic Skating

Saturdays

10-10:30am: Basic all levels | 10:30-11am: Advanced Spins, Team Skating Skills, Basic 1-4, Adults

 

FOR ALL CLASSES WE RECOMMEND THAT ALL SKATERS WEAR A SAFETY HELMET, GLOVES AND WARM CLOTHING.

*Sportsplex Membership Required*

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(How to register: INTRO TO SKATING>Select Class level)

Class Level Descriptions:

Snowplow Sam 

Preschool-age (3 to 5yrs) skaters develop preliminary coordination and strength to move around the ice. The introductory classes are divided into four progressive levels for kids with no prior skating experience to build confidence in skating and themselves. Fun and games make this positive experience for your kids enjoyable and memorable.

Basic Skills 1 through 6 Children and Adults

The Basic Skills teaches the FUNdamentals of ice skating and provide the best foundation for Figure Skating and Hockey. Six progressive levels introduce forward and backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers and turns. Upon completion of the Basic Skills 1 – 6   levels skaters will be able to confidently advance to more specialized areas of skating. All classes are well structured with the focus on proper skill development taught in a positive, FUN and social environment. Skaters will progress at their own rate and advance after skill mastery is demonstrated.

Discover Learn and play in Basic 1 and 2. These introductory levels allow new skaters with no prior formal instruction or experience to build confidence while learning to skate.

FUNdamentals – Basic 3 -6.

These levels develop all the fundamentals of skating skills on the ice. Focus is on learning the ABC’s of basic athleticism; agility, balance, coordination and speed. 

All new skaters will be placed in Basic 1 and moved as soon as the instructor feels that they have mastered the required skills.

  • A sample from the various 1 through 6 syllabus
  • Forward skating
  • Backward skating
  • Stops
  • One foot glides
  • Turning from forwards to backwards
  • Curves and edges
  • Crossovers
  • Spins

Hockey

The hockey class is not designed for players already on a team, it is for the fundamentals of skating for hockey

The hockey curriculum is designed to teach the fundamentals of hockey skating. In four badge levels, skaters will learn how to be more proficient and agile on the ice. Proper skating techniques for the game of hockey are the primary focus of all levels. All elements will be taught WITHOUT a puck. Skaters will learn hockey stance, stride, knee bend, use of edges and other necessary fundamentals to be successful in hockey practices and game situations. THIS CLASS WILL NOT TEACH HOCKEY, BUT RATHER SKATING FOR HOCKEY.

  • A sample from the various hockey syllabus.
  • Proper basic hockey stance
  • Forward C cuts
  • Hockey stops
  • Forward edges
  • V Starts
  • Forward & Backward cross overs
  • Fast turns.