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Schedules & Registration

Skating Academy classes are broken into the following semesters:

  • Summer 1: June 5, 2017 - July 1, 2017
  • Summer 2: July 10, 2017 - August 6, 2017
  • Summer 3: August 7, 2017 - September 2, 2017
  • Fall 1: September 4, 2017 - September 30, 2017
  • Fall 2: October 2, 2017 - November 4, 2017
  • Pre-Winter: November 6, 2017 - December 16, 2017 (Week off for Thanksgiving: November 20-25)

Choose your local StarCenter location below to view the current schedule and to register.

Weeks will be taken off for Spring Break; speak with the Information Desk for more details.  

Pricing

Single Class (30-minute session):

  • $10
  • Skaters will receive FREE Skate Rental on the day of their class.
  • Skaters will also have the option to purchase a monthly unlimited public skating pass for $25.

Class Levels

Tot 1: 

  • Sit and stand up with skates on - off ice 
  • Sit and stand up - on ice 
  • March in Place 
  • March forward 8-10 steps 
  • March followed by a long glide 
  • Dip in Place 
  • 2 Foot Hop in Place 
  • Backward Wiggles - 6 in a row

Tot 2:

  • T Position and Push (R & L) 
  • Forward Skating 
  • Forward 1-foot glides 
  • Forward Swizzles 
  • Backward Swizzles 
  • Rocking Horse Swizzles 
  • Forward snowplow stop 
  • Curves

Basic 1: 

  • Sit on ice and stand up 
  • March forward across the ice
  • Forward 2-foot glide • Dip
  • Forward Swizzles (6-8 in a row) 
  • Backward Wiggles (6-8 in a row) 
  • Snowplow Stop 
  • Rocking Horse (2-3 in a row) 
  • 2-foot hop in place 
  • Forward 1-foot glides (R & L) 
  • Backward 2-foot glides 
  • Backward Swizzles (6-8 in place)

Basic 2:

  • 2-Foot Turn from forward to back 
  • Moving snowplow stop 
  • Forward alternating half swizzle pumps in a straight line 
  • Forward stroking (showing correct use of blade) 
  • Forward half swizzle pumps in a circle 
  • Moving forward to backward 2-foot turn (clockwise and counter-clockwise) 
  • Backward 1-foot glides 
  • Forward slalom 
  • Beginner 2-foot spin (optional)

Basic 3:

  • Forward outside edge on a circle (R & L) 
  • Forward inside edge on a circle (R & L) 
  • Forward crossovers (clockwise and counter clockwise) 
  • Forward 1-foot snowplow stop (both feet) 
  • Backwards half swizzle pumps on a circle

Basic 4:

  • Backward stroking 
  • Backward outside edge on a circle (R & L) 
  • Backward inside edge on a circle (R & L) 
  • Backward crossovers 
  • Backward snowplow stop 
  • Side toe-hop (both directions) 
  • Beginner 1-foot spin from pivot

Basic 5:

  • Forward outside 3-turn (R & L) from a stand-still position 
  • Forward inside 3-turn (R & L ) from a stand-still position 
  • Moving backward to forward two-foot turn on a circle (both directions) 
  • T-Stop (R &/or L) 
  • Hockey Stop 
  • Bunny Hop 
  • Forward Lunge 
  • Introductory Arabesque

Basic 6:

  • Forward inside open Mohawk from standstill position 
  • Backward outside edge to forward outside edge transition on a circle (both directions) 
  • Ballet Jump  
  • Backwards crossovers to a backward outside edge landing position (both directions) 
  • Forward inside pivots (both directions) 
  • Moving forward outside 3-turn on the circle (both directions) 
  • Moving forward inside 3-turn on the circle (both directions) 
  • Dance Step Sequence (Freestyle 2 sequence - forward crossovers, forward inside Mohawk, cross behind, step into backward crossover, and step forward to inside edge ) 
  • 1-foot spin with forward entry edge 
  • Introductory Waltz Jump from stand still 
  • Mazurka (both directions)

Freestyle 1: 

  • Advanced forward stroking pattern (cross over, inside edge)
  • Advanced backward warmup pattern (back crossover, lean)
  • Introduction to cross strokes (forward and backward)
  • Introduction to power pulls (forward and backward)
  • Alternating forward outside and inside edges (4-6 consecutive)
  • Backward outside 3-turns (both directions)
  • Scratch spin from backward crossovers
  • Waltz-jump from backward crossovers
  • 1/2 flip

Freestyle 2:

  • Basic backward outside and back inside consecutive edges
  • Forward inside and outside spirals (both feet, both directions)
  • Alternating forward chasse sequence across the ice
  • Waltz 3-turns in a circle (both directions)
  • Backward inside 3-turns (both directions)
  • Introductory back spin from back pivot (3 revs minimum)
  • Salchow
  • 1/2 lutz jump
  • Waltz jump - tap toe - waltz jump combination

Freestyle 3:

  • Toe loop
  • Waltz jump - toe loop combination on circle
  • Salchow toe loop combination on circle
  • Spiral sequence - tie two spirals together, forward to backward, with a 3-turn or Mohawk
  • Forward power 3-turn sequence (R & L)
  • Alternating forward chasse sequence across the ice
  • Back spin from forward edge entry (3 revs minimum)
  • Sit spin (3 revs minimum)
  • Change foot spin (forward scratch to back scratch - 3 revs each position)

Adult 1:

  • Proper way to Fall and Recover 
  • Forward marching 
  • Forward 2-foot glide 
  • Forward swizzles 
  • 2-foot turns in place 
  • Forward Dips 
  • Forward Stroking 
  • Forward ½ Swizzle pumps on a circle 
  • Forward 1-foot glides 
  • Slalom  
  • Forward Chasses on a circle 
  • Backward 2-foot glide 
  • Backward swizzles 
  • Snowplow Stop

Adult 2:

  • Forward Outside and Inside edges on a circle 
  • Forward Crossovers (both ways) 
  • Backward 1-foot glides 
  • Backward snowplow stop 
  • Backward ½ swizzle pumps on the circle  
  • Moving forward to backward 2-foot turn  
  • Beginner 2-foot spin (optional) 
  • Basic Forward outside and edges (consecutive) 

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