Classes

Snowplow Sam

Beginner class for ages 3-5

Standing, the proper way to fall & get up, marching in place, marching forward, two-foot glide, dip in place.
March into a two-foot glide, moving dip, backward wiggles, forward swizzles, two-foot hop.
Forward skating, forward one-foot glides, forward swizzles, backward swizzles, snowplow stop, forward slaloms.
Forward skating, backward two-foot glides, backward swizzles, rocking horse, two-foot turns forwards and backward, two-foot hop in place.

Once all three Snowplow Sam classes are complete the skater will go to the appropriate Basic level.

Basic 1-6

Beginner class for ages 6-15

Sit on ice to standing up, March forward, forward 2-foot glide, dip, forward swizzles, backward wiggles, snowplow stop, two-foot hop in place.
Scooter pushes, Forward one-foot glide, backward two-foot glide, rocking horse, backward swizzles, 2-foot forward to backward, moving snowplow stop, Curves.
Forward stroking, swizzle pumps on the circle, moving 2-foot turns, backward one-foot glides, forward slalom, backward snowplow stop.
Forward crossovers, forward outside and inside edges on a circle, backward 1-foot glide, 2-foot spin, backward swizzle pumps.
Backward edges on a circle, backward crossovers, hockey stop, forward outside 3-turns, advanced 2-foot spin.
Forward inside three-turns, moving backward to forward 2-foot turns, t-stop on both feet, forward spiral, bunny hop, backward stroking, beginning one-foot spin.

Pre-Freeskate

Mohawks, backward to forward transitions, landing position, advanced 1-foot spin, mazurka, waltz jump.

After completing Pre-Freeskate, skaters will advance to Pre-Freeskate advanced or the Freeskate Training Program

Adult Classes

Beginner class for ages 16 and up

Fall and recovery to standing up, forward marching, two-foot glide, forward swizzles, stops, and more.
Forward stoking, one-foot glides, pumps on a circle, backward glides, backward swizzles, slalom, two-foot turns, and more.
Advanced Forward Stroking, forward half swizzle pumps, backward two-foot glide, moving forward to backward and backward to forward, backward snowplow stop.
Forward inside and outside edges, forward crossovers, backward one-foot glide, backward half swizzle pumps, hockey stop.
Backward outside and inside edges, backward crossovers, forward outside three turns, forward swing rolls beginning two-foot spin.
Forward stroking with crossovers, backward stroking, forward inside three turns, t-stop on both sides, forward outside to inside change of edges on a line, lunge, two-foot spin into a one-foot spin.

After completing Adult 6, skaters will advance to the Pre-Freeskate Training Program.

Hockey 1-4

Open to all skaters who have completed Basic 1, Adult 1, or Snowplow 4

Falling and recovery, Basic Hockey Stance, Marching across the Ice, Two-Foot Glides, Forward Swizzles, Double C-Cuts, T-push to a two-foot glide, Stationary snowplow stop.
Forward Strides, Forward One-Foot push, Forward C-Cuts, Backward hustle or march, Backward swizzles/Double C-cuts, Backward C-cuts, Two-foot moving snowplow stops.
Lateral Crossover March, Forward C-cuts, Forward Outside edges, Forward Inside Edges, Backward C-cuts, Backward Snowplow stops, One-Foot moving snowplow stop.
Quick Starts using V-Start, Backward One-Foot Glide, Forward Crossover glides, Backward Crossover glides, Forward crossovers, Backward crossovers, Hockey Stops.

Advances into Learn to Play Hockey Program.

Specialty Classes

One-on-one skating classes for those with special needs.

Benefits While Enrolled (Included in Enrollment Price)

  • Learn quickly from a knowlegeable and experienced coaching team
  • Eight group skating lessons (make new friends and skating partners)
  • Skates (figure or hockey style) provided by Spirit Ice for both classes and practice
  • Free admission and skate rental for the Public Session proceeding the Tuesday classes
  • Free admission and skate rental for the Public Session following the Saturday classes
  • Unlimited $7.00 Public skating sessions (a 50% SAVINGS!)
  • Bring a friend for any Public skating for half price admission
  • Skater Reward Card – Skate 7 Paid Public sessions and get one free!
  • Makeup Privileges (within 8 week session) for up to 2 missed classes
  • 10% re-enrollment discount for consecutive re-enrollments
  • Discounted entry fees for Skating Exhibitions