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Learn To Skate

Ice skating is an exciting, invigorating and enjoyable activity. In our Learn to Skate program, you'll gain the skills that will enable you to enjoy a lifetime of fun and exercise. Step-by-step instruction in pleasant, fun, and supervised surroundings makes learning safe and easy. New skaters are always welcome. Classes are grouped by age and ability, and meet once weekly. Classes are available on Tuesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

  • 30 minute professional instruction each week
  • Rental skates included in registration
  • 2 Free Public Skating sessions per week of the program included. Public Passes are valid at all 5 of our Polar locations. Public Skating Passes do not carry over.  They are only available for the duration of the session.  Skate rental is included in weekday public but is NOT included in weekend/holiday public. Public passes can be used for skaters enrolled and family members.

Where to start:
Snowplow Sam 1 - Ages 3-5
Basic 1 - Ages 6-12
Adult/Teen - Ages 13+

Online Registration 
All registrations must be completed online before the beginning of class. Early registration is strongly recommended.

Attention Skate School Students:
Registration for Learn to Skate USA membership is now required for all skate schools. The LTSUSA calendar year runs from July 1 – June 30. With the start of July, ALL SKATERS must renew their LTSUSA membership. This membership fee will show up at check out and will need to be added to your cart when checking out.

SIBLING/FAMILY CREDIT

A $10 discount will be automatically applied at checkout to any second+ family member also registering for the same session.

MAKE UP POLICY

  • Makeup classes MUST be approved by the Skating Director.  Please Email Kristy to schedule.
  • A maximum of 2 makeup classes are allowed per session.
  • Makeup classes are not guaranteed.  If a class is already full, there is no guarantee of adding a makeup skater.
  • Makeup classes do not carry over from session to session.  They must be completed before the end of the session.
  • Makeup classes must be completed at the facility you are enrolled at

*Classes are subject to be combined on the ice at the Skating Director's discretion*
*We do not offer refunds for any Learn to Skate programming*

Winter 1 2023 Learn to Skate Schedule

DAY TIME # OF WEEKS SESSION DATES COST
Tuesday 5:00p, 5:30p, & 6:00p 9 Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 $180
Saturday 10:15a, 10:45a, 11:15a & 11:45a 9 Jan 7, 14, 21, 28 Feb 4, 11, 18, 25 Mar 4 $180
Sunday 3:00p, 3:30p, & 4:00p 9 Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 Feb 5, 12, 19, 26 Mar 5 $180

Fall 2 2022 Learn to Skate Schedule

DAY TIME # OF WEEKS SESSION DATES COST
Tuesday 5:00p, 5:30p, & 6:00p 9 Oct 25 Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Dec 6, 13, 20 $180
Saturday 11:15a & 11:45a 9 Oct 22, 29 Nov 5, 12, 19, 26 Dec 3, 10, 17 $180
Sunday 3:00p, 3:30p, & 4:00p 9 Oct 23, 30 Nov 6, 13, 20, 27 Dec 4, 11, 18 $180

Winter 1 Class Schedule

Class Tuesday Saturday Sunday
Adult/Teen 5:00p & 6:00p 10:15a & 11:15a 3:00p & 4:00p
Snowplow Sam 1 5:00p & 6:00p 10:15a, 11:15a & 11:45a 3:00p & 4:00p
Snowplow Sam 2 5:00p & 6:00p 10:15a & 11:15a 3:00p & 4:00p
Snowplow Sam 3 5:00p & 6:00p 10:15a & 11:15a 3:00p & 4:00p
Basic 1 5:00p & 6:00p 10:15a, 11:15a & 11:45a 3:00p & 4:00p
Basic 2 5:00p & 6:00p 10:15a & 11:15a 3:00p & 4:00p
Basic 3 5:30p 11:45a 3:30p
Basic 4 5:30p 10:45a & 11:45a 3:30p
Basic 5 5:30p 10:45a & 11:45a 3:30p
Basic 6 5:30p 10:45a & 11:45a 3:30p
Pre FreeSkate 5:30p 10:45a & 11:45a 3:30p
FreeSkate 1 5:30p 10:45a 3:30p
FreeSkate 2 5:30p 10:45a 3:30p
FreeSkate 3 5:30p 10:45a 3:30p
FreeSkate 4 5:30p 11:45a 3:30p
FreeSkate 5 5:30p 11:45a 3:30p
FreeSkate 6 5:30p 11:45a 3:30p

Kristy Hemstreet

Regional Skating Director

LTS YEAR AT A GLANCE
2022
Fall 2 Session - Oct 22 - Dec 20

2023
Winter 1 - January 2 - March 5
Winter 2 - March 6 - May 7
Spring - May 8 - June 29
Summer - July 8 - August 24
Fall 1 - August 26 - October 19
Fall 2 - October 21 - December 21

*Exact dates are subject to change slightly*

To register, please create an account and then create a profile for you child in order to register them for classes. 

 

Class Descriptions:

BASIC 1 CLASS - Ages 6-12
Basic 1 is an introductory class for skaters ages 6-12.  NO skating experience is necessary.  Skaters will learn the all of the basics starting with how to fall down and stand up by themselves all the way through swizzles and backward skating.

SNOWPLOW SAM 1 - Ages 3-5
SPS 1 is an introductory class for skaters ages 3-5.  NO Skating experience is necessary.  Parents are not able to go on the ice with their children in this class.
ADULT/TEEN Class - Ages 13+
NO skating experience is necessary. Skaters will be able to take the Adult/Teen class and start from no experience through elements in the Basic 6 level. Once skaters have passed through Basic 6 they would need to switch to the FreeSkate levels. Basic skating, figure skating, and hockey skills will be taught pending the needs of the skater.

SNOWPLOW SAM 2 CLASS- Ages 3-5
Snowplow Sam 2 skaters must have PASSED Snowplow Sam 1 in order to participate. Skaters must be able to stand on their own and skate on their own to participate in this level.
SNOWPLOW SAM 3 CLASS - Ages 3-5
Snowplow Sam 3 skaters must have PASSED Snowplow Sam 1 and 2 in order to participate. Skaters must be able to stand on their own and skate on their own to participate in this level.

BASIC 2 CLASS - Ages 6-12
Basic 2 skaters must have PASSED Basic 1 OR Snowplow Sam 3(and have coach approval to participate in Basic 2) in order to participate. Skaters must be able to stand on their own and skate on their own to participate in this level.
BASIC 3 CLASS
Basic 3 skaters must have PASSED Basic 2 in order to participate. Skaters who have already passed Basic 3 are not eligible for this class.

BASIC 4 CLASS
Basic 4 skaters must have PASSED Basic 3 in order to participate. Skaters who have already passed Basic 4 are not eligible for this class.
BASIC 5 CLASS
Basic 5 skaters must have PASSED Basic 4 in order to participate.  Skaters who have already passed Basic 5 are not eligible for this class.

BASIC 6 CLASS
Basic 6 skaters must have PASSED Basic 5 in order to participate. Skaters who have already passed Basic 6 are not eligible for this class.
PRE FREESKATE
Skaters must have PASSED Basic 6 in order to participate.

FREESKATE 1
Skaters must have PASSED Pre FreeSkate in order to participate.  FreeSkate levels are geared towards skaters who wish to learn figure skating jumps/spins/moves.
FREESKATE 2
Skaters must have PASSED FreeSkate 1 in order to participate.  FreeSkate levels are geared towards skaters who wish to learn figure skating jumps/spins/moves.

FREESKATE 3
Skaters must have PASSED FreeSkate 2 in order to participate.  FreeSkate levels are geared towards skaters who wish to learn figure skating jumps/spins/moves.
FREESKATE 4
Skaters must have PASSED FreeSkate 3 in order to participate.  FreeSkate levels are geared towards skaters who wish to learn figure skating jumps/spins/moves.

FREESKATE 5
Skaters must have PASSED FreeSkate 4 in order to participate.  FreeSkate levels are geared towards skaters who wish to learn figure skating jumps/spins/moves.
FREESKATE 6
Skaters must have PASSED FreeSkate 5 in order to participate.  FreeSkate levels are geared towards skaters who wish to learn figure skating jumps/spins/moves.

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