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Learn to Skate Classes
 




Are you just getting started? The Pond offers year-round Learn to Skate, "Basic Skills" Recreational Ice Skating Classes. See below for group classes for all ages and abilities.

The Pond Ice Arena experienced Learn to Skate coaches will teach you the basics in a safe and fun environment, and give you a solid foundation to build on if you decide to get more serious about the sport or just want to learn some skating skills to enjoy our recreational public skates.

Every weekly half-hour group lesson includes one half-hour of practice following class. Eight week group classes cost $100 (when registering by the deadline date or rate is $130) and rental skates are available for $3.

Parents can skate on the practice session of the ice from 12:20-12:50pm or 7:00-7:30pm for an additional $30

Learn to Skate customers can purchase a skate rental punch card, 10 skate rentals for $20. That's a $10 savings
The Mission of the Basic Skils Program is to provide a goal-oriented program that encourages ice skating at all levels and to enhance the quality of skating skills at these levels.

The objectives of the program are:

  • To Provide a fun and safe skating experience for the beginner as well as the more advanced skater.
  • To teach and correct technique of the simple basic elements.
  • To promote health ad physical fitness.
  • To enable all participants to achieve the skills necessay to either skate for fun the rest of their lives or to move competently into the U.S. Figure Skating advanced test and/or competitive structure.

    WHO: Developed by U.S. Figure Skating and approved by the Professional Skaters Association (PSA), the Basic Skills Program is available to any member figure skating club, ice facility, recreation department, individual skating instructor, college, university or other organization. Club affiliation is not a requirement to use the program.

    WHAT: This exciting program consists of Snowplow Sam, Basic Skills, Free Skate, Hockey, Adult, Dance, Synchronized, Pairs, Theatre On Ice, Artistry in Motion, Speed Skating and Special Olympics/Therapeutic group class curricula. Upon completion of each level, the skater should be equipped with the necessary knowledge and technique to advance to the next level.


    Learn to Skate Classes

    Sundays from 11:50-12:50 p.m. with practice ice from 12:20-12:50 p.m.
    Mondays from 6:30-7:00 p.m. with practice ice from 7:00-7:30 p.m.

    Thursdays from 6:30-7:00 p.m. with practice ice from 7:00-7:30 p.m.

    Basic Skills Curriculum Charts

    Download Basic Skills Overview here:

    Download Snow Plow Sam Program here:

    Download Basic Skills 1-8 here:

    Download Adult Skills here:

    Download Free Skate Skills here:

    Download Dance Skills here:

    Download Synchro here:

    Download Pairs here:

    Download Atistry in Motion here:

    Download Theatre on Ice here:

    Learn all of the elements necessary to pass the compulsory portion of Basic Skills freestyle levels. Classes offered: Sundays 11:50 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. with practice ice from 12:20-12:50 p.m. Mondays and/or Thursdays 6:30-7:00 p.m. with practice ice from 7:00-7:30 p.m.

    ISI/Basic Skills Freestyle Test Class
    (prerequisite: compulsories class or concurrent enrollment in compulsories class)

    Coffee with Class:
    Age: adults only Adult skaters of all levels are welcome! Come join our coaches on Monday, Wednesday or Friday mornings for some good conversation, and a skating lesson too! Skaters can learn everything from the Learn to Skate curriculum to maybe even a little Dutch Waltz. We’ll decide what we want to do when you get here! Class offered: Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m.
    for Series 1, 2, 3 + 4 only



     

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    Learn to Skate Classes
     
     
     
    Series Day Time Dates
     
     
    Series 1 (2014) Sunday 11:50am – 12:50pm Sep 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26
     
    Series 1 (2014) Monday 6:30pm – 7:30pm Sep 8, 15, 22, 29 Oct 6, 13, 20, 27
     
    Series 1 (2014) Thursday 6:30pm – 7:30pm Sep 11, 18, 25 Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 20
     

     
    Series 2 (2014) Sunday 11:50am – 12:50pm Nov 2, 9, 16, 23 Dec 7, 14, 21
     
    Series 2 (2014) Monday 6:30pm – 7:30pm Nov 3, 10, 17, 24 Dec 8, 15, 22
     
    Series 2 (2014) Thursday 6:30pm – 7:30pm Nov 6, 13, 20 (NO CLASS NOV 26th - MAKE UP ON NOV 22nd OR 23rd) Dec 4, 11, 18 (NO CLASS Dec 25th - MAKE UP ON Dec 20th OR 21st)
     

     
    Series 3 (2014) Sunday 11:50am – 12:50pm Jan 5, 12, 19, 26 Feb 2, 9, 23 (NO CLASS FEB 16TH)
     
    Series 3 (2014) Monday 6:30pm – 7:30pm Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 Feb 3, 10, 24 (NO CLASS FEB 17TH)
     
    Series 3 (2014) Thursday 6:30pm – 7:30pm Jan 9, 16, 23, 30 Feb 6, 13, 27 (NO CLASS FEB 20TH)
     

     
    Series 4 (2014) Sunday 11:50am – 12:50pm Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Apr 6, 13, 27 (NO CLASSES Apr 20 Easter)
     
    Series 4 (2014) Monday 6:30pm – 7:30pm Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Apr 7, 14, 28, (NO CLASSES Apr 21 Easter)
     
    Series 4 (2014) Thursday 6:30pm – 7:30pm Mar 6, 13, 20, 27 Apr 3, 10, 17, May 01 (NO CLASSES Apr 24 Easter)
     

     
    Series 5 (2014) Monday 6:30pm – 7:30pm May 5, 13, 19 June 2, 9, 16, 23
     
    Series 5 (2014) Thursday 6:30pm – 7:30pm May 8, 15, 22 June 5, 12, 19, 26

     
    Series Summer (2014) Monday 6:30pm – 7:30pm Jul 7, 14, 21, 28 Aug 4, 11, 18, 25
     
    Series Summer (2014) Thursday 6:30pm – 7:30pm Jul 10, 17, 24, 31 Aug 7, 14, 21, 28
     

     
     



     
         
     

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