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Learn to Skate Programs

The Learn-to-Skate programs are designed by U.S. Figure Skating to be the best beginning ice skating program that serves the needs of both the recreational and competitive skater.

The curriculum is designed to keep skaters enthusiastic about learning from the time they begin lessons until the time they reach their goals.

Whether their goal is to achieve Olympic fame or simply enjoy the recreational benefits of skating, the Basic Skills Program is the place to start!


» Basic Skills Learn to Skate Group Lessons

The Basic Skills course is intended for ages 4 and up and meets once a week, consisting of 40 minutes of instructional skating and 10 minutes of practice time on the ice.


» Adult / Teen Learn to Skate

For adults and teens, this learn to skate course meets once a week, consisting of 40 minutes of instructional skating and 10 minutes of practice time on the ice. Teens can choose to skate with adults or the regular program.


» Skating for Tots

Now held on Saturday mornings, this fun and recreational program for children (3-5 years old) teaches the basics of ice skating.


» Hockey Skills and Drills

The Hockey curriculum is designed to teach the fundamentals of hockey skating. Skaters will learn the necessary fundamentals to be successful in game situations. All elements will be taught without a stick and a puck as proper skating techniques are the primary focus of the levels.


» Daytime Learn-to-Skate / Tots

For ages 3 and up, participants in this program can skate the public skate immediately following their class for FREE! (skaters under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult for public skate time)


» Bridge Program

The Bridge program is a 25 minute semi-private (2-3 skaters) lesson on ice where the skaters continue to earn their USFS badges on freestyle ice. After the on-ice session, skaters will have a 25 minute group off ice training class which will cover off ice jump technique, fitness, and cool down exercises.


» Juniors Program

Juniors is a program is a program designed to help a skater advance through skating levels at a faster pace by supplementing their training with a class that combines a full ice warm-up, rotating stations that focus on different aspects of skating (jumps, spins, artistry, edges, etc), and music interpretation.


» Premier Class

Advance through Learn to Skate Basic Skills and FreeSkate levels at a faster pace. Open to skaters Basic 4 and higher, this class is a combination of the former "Compete with Us" program and Premier Show Group.


For More Information:

Contact Director Kathleen Genovese (sk8champions@gmail.com / 860.398.2087)


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