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Learn to Skate USA

Hollydell Ice Arena welcomes you to the wonderful world of ice skating.  Hollydell is proud to administer Learn to Skate USA, the only program endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating.   The curriculum is designed to serve the needs of both the recreational and competitive skater.  Classes are organized by age specific levels and teaches the "fun"-damentals of skating.

Our highly qualified staff members are certified "Learn to Skate USA" and "USFS" instructors. They enhance our program with a broad spectrum of educational and skating experience in areas such as child development, exercise and sport science, dance, figure, freestyle, and synchronized skating. Private lessons are available upon request.

Feel free to reach out to our figure skating director, Amy Griffith with any questions.

fsdirector@hollydell.com

HOLLYDELL ICE ARENA OFFERS INTRODUCTORY GROUP INSTRUCTION FOR ALL AGES  ON WEDNESDAY EVENINGS  AND SATURDAY AFTERNOONS

 

Spring II 6 week series starting May 22nd & May 23:

Snowplow Sam & Basic 1-4  $140.00

Basic 5 - Freestyle  $150.00 (Smaller class size)

Skate Rental Included!!

To Register for group classes:

1.  Click on the Learn To Skate box below (Wednesday or Saturday).

2. Choose your desired class level.

3. Create an account or log in to your existing account to add desired class to your cart.

For help with registration, call 1-856-589-5599

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE

WEDNESDAY CLASSES STARTING APRIL 11, 2018

Snowplow Sam 1-4, Basic Skills 1-6, Pre-Freeskate, Freeskate 1&2 offered on Wednesday evenings.

5:30pm-6:30pm

Skaters receive 30 minutes of instruction  &  30 minutes of practice.

ATTENTION NEW SKATERS:  Scroll down to "What to know before the first skating lesson" for some helpful tips!

NEXT SERIES Spring II: May 23rd- June 27th

Click on email link below if you'd like a registration reminder for Spring II starting May 23rd.

SATURDAY CLASSES BEGINNING APRIL 14,  2018

Snowplow Sam 1-4, Basic Skills 1-6, Pre-Freeskate, Freeskate 1&2 offered on Wednesday evenings.

12:20pm-1:20pm

Skaters receive 30 minutes of instruction  &  30 minutes of practice.

ATTENTION NEW SKATERS:  Scroll down to "What to know before the first skating lesson" for some helpful tips!

NEXT SERIES -September 2018

 

NEW!!!! Day Time Learn to Skate Classes! Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am

Starting 4/10/18-5/15/18

Introductory offer:

6 weeks of lessons 

30 minutes of instruction and 30 minutes of practice ice


WHAT CLASS SHOULD I SIGN UP FOR?

INTRODUCTORY BASIC SKILL GROUP LESSONS FOR ALL AGES

SNOWPLOW SAM

AGES 3-6 

Snowplow Sam is designed for kids 6 years and younger with no prior skating experience.  Classes are designed to develop the "ABC's of movement- Agility, Balance, Coordination and speed."  All classes incorporate fun games and activities to keep the kids moving and having fun!  Toddlers start out in Snowplow Sam 1 and progress through the levels.

HELMETS ARE REQUIRED.  Kids should also wear gloves and layers of warm clothing which are easy to move in.  Kids will need to sit on the ice during the lesson- dress warm.

 

Take a peek at what your toddler will be learning in Snowplow Sam.  If you have any questions don't hesitate to talk to your instructor after class.

BASIC SKILLS

AGES 6 and UP 

Classes are designed for kids over 6 years old and teens.  Basic Skill classes teach the FUNdamentals of ice skating and provides a solid foundation of skills for skating.  Skaters are progressively introduced to forward and backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers, and turns.  Skaters that complete all 6 levels will be confident to advance to more specialized areas of skating.  All classes are taught in a positive, FUN, and social environment.  Skaters progress at their own rate and should be secure in all skills before moving to the next level.  

HELMETS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.  Skaters should wear gloves and layers of warm clothing which are easy to move in.  

Take a look at the progression of skills taught in Basic Skills in the curriculum sheet below.   Don't hesitate to ask your instructor your questions after class.  We are here to help and want to make your time at our rink a great experience for your family.

ADULT BASIC SKILLS

Classes are designed for beginner to more experienced adults who wish to improve their skating skills.  Participating in the program will help promote physical fitness and improve balance and coordination while teaching proper skating techniques.  Whether you simply want to know how to skate around the rink unassisted or choose to pursue a competitive route, this is a great place to start!

HELMETS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.  Skaters should wear gloves and layers of warm clothing which are easy to move in.  

WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE THE FIRST SKATING LESSON

Get ready for your first day of skating by clicking on "The First Day of Skating" below.   It's a great source of tips on how to prepare. 

Here are a few highlights:

  •  Arrive at least 15 minutes early to check in and fit skates.  Finding the right fit can take a few tries.
  • Helmets are required for tots and highly recommended for Basic Skill and Adult introductory classes.
  •  Dress warm (including GLOVES)
  •  Wear thin socks that come up to the calf or tights
  •  Skates should be snug, giving toes a little wiggle room
  •  Laces should be snug through the ankle area and bottom hooks.  The top hook can be a little looser.  Do not stuff pants inside boot before lacing.  
  •  Have fun!!! 

SPECIALTY CLASSES OFFERED AT HOLLYDELL ICE ARENA

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

FREESKATE 

Skaters must have passed all Basic Skill Levels 1-6.

Free skate levels are comprised of a variety of progressive skating skills, transitions, spins and jumps -all of which build on the previous skill, providing skaters a strong foundation of all elements.

In case of inclement weather, please call the rink (856-589-5599) for any cancellations

Spring I Group Lesson Dates

Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am
Wednesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Saturdays 12:20pm-1:20pm

April 10th

April 11th April 14th
April 17th April 18th April 21st
April 24th April 25th April 28th
May 1st May 2nd May 5th
May 8th May 9th May 12th
May 15th May 16th May 19th

Spring II Group Lesson Dates

Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am
Wednesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Saturdays 12:20pm-1:20pm

May 22nd

May 23rd N/A
May 29th May 30th N/A
June 5th June 6th N/A
June 12th June 13th N/A
June 19th June 20th N/A
June 26th June 27th N/A

NO GROUP LESSONS JULY 4th & July 11th WEEk


2018 Summer Group Lesson Dates

Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am
Wednesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Saturdays 12:20pm-1:20pm

 

July 18 N/A
N/A July 25 N/A
N/A August 1 N/A
N/A August 8 N/A
N/A August 15 N/A
N/A August 22 N/A

2018 fall I group lesson series

Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am
Wednesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Saturdays 12:20pm-1:20pm

Sept. 11th

Sept. 12th Sept. 15th
Sept. 18th Sept. 19th Sept. 22nd
Sept.  25th Sept. 26th Sept. 29th
Oct. 2nd Oct. 3rd Oct. 6th
Oct.  9th Oct. 10th Oct. 13th
Oct. 16th Oct. 17th Oct. 20th

DURING LESSON TIME

  • We ask the instructors not to be interrupted while on the ice

  • Parents and spectators should remain seated in the bleachers or in the snack bar area

  • No one is permitted to stand near any ice door

THESE RULES ARE STRICTLY ENFORCED FOR SAFETY REASONS!!

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