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Learn to Skate

Want to learn to skate? New to our sport? We have classes for all ages and skill ability from beginners to advanced! Join us weekly in our Learn to Skate classes for the most fun you can have on ice!

Our mission is to provide a fun and positive experience that will instill a lifelong love of skating!

We offer Learn to Skate classes based on the United State Figure Skating (USFS) Learn to Skate USA curriculum. The Learn to Skate USA comprehensive, ongoing method teaches everything from the basic fundamentals to advanced skating skills with every class emphasizing mastering the individual elements.

Our goal is to have children gain confidence,  personal strength, and learn positivity on the ice while developing their skating skills.

Registration for Winter Beginner & Advanced Learn to Skate 2019 sessions is open NOW!

BEGINNER LEARN TO SKATE PROGRAM

FREE to first time participants | $100 to returning participants | ages 4 and up

 

This is a fun program for children with little to no skating experience. It is geared towards skaters who would like to learn the basics of skating and who would like to transition into hockey or figure skating in the future. Skaters will learn to fall down and get up, balance, forward and backward skating, 2 and 1 foot gliding, swizzles, and stopping. This beginner session is suitable for skaters working on Snowplow Sam badges 1, 2 & 3. There is no age limit, although the majority of skaters are ages 4 and up.  Space is limited.

If you are unsure of your skater’s level please consult the Snowplow Sam badge sheet here or contact youthhockey@lanordiques.com

 


ADVANCED LEARN TO SKATE PROGRAM

$100

Ages 4 and up

This is a fun program for children who have learned the basics of skating and want to further develop their skills in preparation for hockey or figure skating. This session is  great additional skating practice for mini-mite and mite level hockey players. It is suitable for skaters working on Snowplow Sam badge 4 and Basic or Hockey badges 2-4. Skaters will learn proper forward and backward skating technique, power and control, forward and backward crossovers, turning and edges. Skaters will be divided into hockey skating skills groups and figure skating skills group. Space is limited.

If you are unsure of your skater’s level please consult the Snowplow Sam badge sheet, Basic Skills badge sheet, or Hockey badge sheet or contact youthhockey@lanordiques.com


UPCOMING SESSION

2020 Winter Learn to Skate

Beginner Learn to Skate Schedule

Advanced Learn to Skate Schedule



Under the Direction of

Skating Director