Learn To Ice Skate

Learn to skate

Whether your or your child’s goal is to achieve olympic fame or simply enjoy the recreational benefits of ice skating, our Learn to Skate Ice Skating Programs are right for you.

This seven week course includes 30 minutes of lessons and 30 minutes of practice time.

We have proficiency levels ranging from basic 1 through Pre-Freskate following the USFSA Learn to Skate curriculum.

Continuous enrollment will be allowed during the first 3 weeks of lessons or at the skating director’s discretion.

AGE GROUPS

  • Snowplow Sam, levels 1-4: Geared towards children ages 3 to 5 years old who have limited or no ice skating experience. Enroll in Snowplaw Sam, level 1-2 if your child is a first time skater or level 3-4 if your child has graduated the level 1-2 program or is able to skate unassisted.
  • Basic Skills, levels 1-6: Children ages 6 to 15 years old who have limited through advanced skating experience. Must complete Snowplow Sam and Basic Level 1-2 before being ready for levels 3+
  • Hockey Skills, all ages: Designed to teach the basic fundamentals of hockey skating. This program has four levels in which skaters will learn how to maneuver on hockey skates faster and improve agility on the ice and handling a hockey stick. All elements are taught without a puck.
  • Adult Class: For skaters ages 16 and up who have limited to no skating experience. A fun, recreational ice skating program for adults.

For more information or questions please contact Figure Skating Director via email: figureskating@midhudsonciviccenter.org

Snowplow Sam, Level 1-4

$125.00 - 7 weeks

  • Ages 3 – 5 with limited to no skating experience
  • Skating school session
  • 30 minutes of class
  • 30 minutes of practice
  • Level 1-2 is for first time skaters
  • Level 3-4 able to skate unassisted
  • Available at Ice Time Sports Complex, Newburgh
  • Available at McCann Ice Arena, Poughkeepsie

Basic Skills, Level 1-6

$200.00 - 7 weeks

  • Ages 6 – 15 with limited through advanced skating experience
  • Skating school session
  • 30 minutes of class
  • 30 minutes of practice
  • Basic 3+ have completed Basic level 1-2
  • Available at Ice Time Sports Complex, Newburgh
  • Available at McCann Ice Arena, Poughkeepsie

Adult Class

$200.00 - 7 weeks

  • Ages 16 and up with limited to no skating experience
  • Skating School Session
  • 30 minutes of class
  • 30 minutes of practice
  • Available at Icetime Sport Complex, Newburgh
  • Available at McCann Ice Arena, Poughkeepsie

Hockey Skills

$200.00 - 7 weeks

  • Ages 6 – 18 teaching the fundamentals of ice hockey skating
  • Skating School Session
  • 30 minutes of class
  • 30 minutes of practice
  • Learn to maneuver faster and be more agile
  • Proper skating techniques
  • Proper skating techniques
  • Available at Icetime Sport Complex, Newburgh
  • Available at McCann Ice Arena, Poughkeepsie

SNOWPLOW SAM, BASIC SKILLS AND ADULT

  • Loose, layered athletic wear
  • Proper fitting skates (Skate rentals are $5.00/class)
  • Helmet
  • Gloves are recommended

HOCKEY SKILLS

  • Hockey skates (Skate rentals are $5.00/class)
  • Helmet

ATTENDANCE POLICY

  • For safety reasons parents are required to drop off and pick up skaters inside the building
  • The Mid-Hudson Civic Center inc. skating school and its employees do not assume responsibility for children participating in classes at any time

FAMILY DISCOUNT

  • Second family member qualifies for 10% off the lowest priced program
  • The family discount is not valid on Open Freestyle

PAYMENT POLICIES

  • Payment in full due upon registration, no exceptions
  • Returned checks will be charged a fee of $40
  • There will be no refunds, no exceptions

WITHDRAWAL & REFUNDS

  • There will be no refunds or credits
  • NO EXCEPTIONS

MAKEUPS OR CREDITS

  • There will be no makeup classes offered
  • By registering, we expect you are prepared to commit to 7 week sessions for any classes
  • Schedules are tentative and subject to change due to enrollment size and special events