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Learn to Skate Ages 3 - Adult

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 Mondays and Saturdays.

  • 30 minute professional instruction each week
  • Rental skates included in registration
  • 2 Free Public Skating passes per week of the session included. Public passes are valid at all five Polar locations. Public Skating Passes do not carry over.  They are only available for the duration of the session. Skate rental is included for weekday public skating but is not included for weekend public skating. 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 per session is permitted.
  • 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 Learn to Skate Schedule

Day TIME # OF WEEKS SESSION DATES COST
Monday 5:00p, 5:30p & 6:00p 9 Jan 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 $180
Saturday 9:45a, 10:15a, 10:45a & 11:15a 9 Jan 7, 14, 21, 28 Feb 4, 11, 18, 25 Mar 4 $180

Fall 2 Learn to Skate Schedule

Day TIME # OF WEEKS SESSION DATES COST
Monday 5:00p, 5:30p & 6:00p 9 Oct 24, 31 Nov 7, 14, 21, 28 Dec 5, 12, 19 $180
Saturday 9:45, 10:15 & 10:45 9 Oct 22, 29 Nov 5, 12, 19, 26 Dec 3, 10, 17 $180

Fall 2 Class Schedule

Class Monday Saturday
Adult/Teen 5:00p & 6:00p 9:45a &10:15a
Snowplow Sam 1 5:00p & 6:00p 9:45a &10:15a
Snowplow Sam 2 5:00p & 6:00p 9:45a &10:15a
Snowplow Sam 3 5:00p & 6:00p 9:45a &10:15a
Basic 1 5:00p & 6:00p 9:45a &10:15a
Basic 2 5:00p & 6:00p 9:45a &10:15a
Basic 3 5:30p 10:45a
Basic 4 5:30p 10:45a
Basic 5 5:30p 10:45a
Basic 6 5:30p 10:45a
PreFreeskate 5:30p 10:45a
Freeskate 1-3 5:30p 10:45a
Freeskate 4-6 5:30p 10:45a

Kristy Hemstreet

Regional Skating Director

Please Note - ONLY Adult/Teen, Basic 1, and Snowplow Sam 1 are currently open for registration.  Snowplow Sam 2/3, Basic 2-6, and Pre FreeSkate - FreeSkate 6 will not open until test week of our current session so our skaters wait until they are tested to be sure they register for the correct level

LTS YEAR AT A GLANCE
2022
Fall 2 Session - Oct 22 - Dec 19

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 subject to change slightly*

Please Note - When you register, you will create an account and then you need to create a profile for your child in order to register them

Additional Information

* Wear warm clothing such as sweat shirts, sweat pants, gloves, and a jacket
* Helmets are recommended but not mandatory (a bicycle helmet is fine)
*Questions? Please contact our Skating Director via the above email link

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
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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