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Learn to Skate

The Learn to Skate USA program to teaches the FUNDamentals of ice skating. It is the only program in the country endorsed by all three National Governing Bodies of ice sport – U.S Figure Skating, USA Hockey, and US Speedskating. This program provides a progressive curriculum that teaches the foundation needed to allow each individual participant to pursue their goals, either recreational or competitive.  It teaches children and adults the fundamentals of ice skating while building confidence and skills through each lesson and promotes health and fitness to all ages and skill levels.

Our EXPERT STAFF from the Colonial Skating Club of Pennsylvania will build the foundation for your skater’s growth into ICE HOCKEYFIGURE SKATING, or RECREATIONAL ICE SKATING!

Thursday night SESSIONS

Special Free Session

FREE SESSION
Thursday 5:00 - 6:00 PM
March 7th

Sunday Morning Sessions

New Benefit

Starting December 6th, each registered participant will also receive unlimited public skating during their 6-week session.


Winter Session 3
Thursdays 5:00-6:00 PM
1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28

 



Winter Session 4
Sundays 8:15-9:15 AM
1/27, 2/3*, 2/10, 2/24, 3/3, 3/10

*2/3 session begins at 9:00 AM



Programs Offered

Snow Plow Sam 1-4 (Ages 4-6): SNOWPLOW SAM classes 1-4 will be the beginning steps.  Our instructors will work on the fundamentals of standing, falling, getting up, and marching.  Learn to Skate USA designed the pre-school level of their program to help develop confidence, coordination, and strength on ice skates!

Basic Skills 1-6 (Ages 6 & UP):  The BASIC SKILLS are the fundamentals of the sport.  These six levels of the program introduce the fundamental moves: Forward Skating, Backward Skating, Stops, Edges, Crossovers, Turns, and Mohawks.  Upon completion of the BASIC 1-6 levels, skaters will have a basic knowledge of the sport, enabling them to advance to more specialized areas of skating.

Pre Free Skate

Free Skate 1-6 (Ages 6 & UP):  FREE SKATE  1-6 is a building block for figure skating.  Each level is divided into four sections.  These levels are designed to give skaters a strong foundation on which to build their skills.  This is the point where the skater can choose whether to pursue a recreational or competitive approach to the sport of ice skating.

Hockey Skating 1-4 (All Ages):  HOCKEY SKATING 1-4 is an option after completing the program or with our staff recommendation.  This will start the introduction for Ice Hockey training in three levels of skill training needed to play ice hockey.

Adult 1-6 (Over 18): Our ADULT SKATING will teach the core fundamentals needed for the recreational skater.  This program will mirror and streamline Learn to Skate USA 1-6 program into an Adult Skating 1-6.  Our EXPERT instructors will teach the skaters proper balance, strides, and stops!   We will also instruct on the fundamental safeties to ensure a fun and enjoyable skate each and every time on the ice!  At the end of our program, each participant should expect to have increased strength, flexibility, coordination, and be in overall better shape all while exploring the wonderful sport of ice skating! 

Cost

$140 for 6 week sessions

What's included?

  • Free use of rental skates
  • 30 mins of Learn to Skate USA Certified expert instruction
  • 30 mins of free practice skating

Please note

  • You must register for Learn to Skate through U.S. Figure Skating first, registration covers the skater from June of 2018 until July 1 of 2019, and only needs to be completed once per year.
  • Arrive 30 minutes prior to lessons
  • Wear warm clothing and helmet
  • Please wear gloves not mittens
  • Elbow and Shin/Knee pads recommended
  • Skates should have a snug fit; 1 pair of socks