Learn to Skate

This program is designed to prepare participants for recreational skating, figure skating or hockey. Students are individually evaluated at the start of each session. 

Beginner Snow Plow (Level 1)
This class is for skaters ages 4-6; who have never skated before or cannot stand on their own.  Class emphasis on learning to stand, fall, and move on the ice through songs and games.
Protective head gear required.

Advanced Snow Plow (Level 2)
This class is for skaters ages 4-6; who have previous skating experience and have passed Beginner Snow Plow. Class emphasis on pushing, gliding, stops and forward and backward skating.
Protective head gear required. 

Pre Alpha (Level 3)
This class is for skaters ages 7 and older; with little previous skating experience. Class will focus on how to stand, fall, and move on the ice. This class will teach forward swizzles, backward wiggles, and beginning stops. Protective headgear required. 

Pre Alpha Mastery (Level 4)
Skaters will learn forward skating, skating backwards, one foot glides, moving snowplow stops, backward one foot glides, and moving two foot turns. For skaters who have passed Pre-Alpha Mastery.
Protective head gear recommended.

Alpha
Skaters will learn forward stroking, forward crossovers, one foot snowplow stops, backward one foot glides, and moving two foot turns. For skaters who have passed Pre Alpha Mastery.

Beta
Skaters will learn backward crossovers, backward stroking, left and right foot T stops. Skaters will also be introduced to basic 3 turns and two foot spins. For skaters who have passed Alpha.

Gamma/Delta
Skaters will learn outside and inside 3 turns, mohawks, hockey stops, bunny hops, lunges, shoot the ducks, forward inside and outside edges. For skaters who have passed Beta.

Child Skating