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Public Skating

Purchase your skating admissions and rentals online!!

Blade on in our rink. Whether you’re new to the ice or looking to train competitively, we have the rink for it. Public skate hours vary based on availability + bookings.

 

Rental Skate Sizes: Toddler 6 – 13 / Youth 1 – Adult 16
Full Sizes only.

Public Skating Schedule

 

Pricing
Ice Admission $12.00
Skate Rental                                                                     $4.00
Public Skate + Mini Golf Combo $22.00

Learn to Skate

Start with the basics

 

Northwoods offers USFS (United States Figure Skating) based programs to meet every skater where his or her skills are at. Kids and adults are both welcome to learn the foundation basics in a fun + safe environment. 

Students will learn from experienced coaches during group instruction. Skate rentals are included with your enrollment, and skaters will receive 3 passes on account for public skating sessions to come and practice their skills (Passes expire at the end of the session). Please remember that in order to progress, you must have practice time in order to master the skills and be promoted to the next level.

Register for classes in two easy steps:

1. Go to learntoskateusa.com and sign up for your Learn to Skate USA Membership for $17.00 (plus $1.50 processing fee).
You will receive a confirmation email with your membership number and a welcome email.
2. Register for classes. Be sure to sign up early. Print or bring your membership number to class.

 

Enrollment Fee: $140

Online registration opens March 9, 2024

 

 

 

 

// First Class Details

Skaters will be evaluated the first class to ensure they’re enrolled in the correct level + class. If necessary, a coach may wish to move the skater to a different level + more suitable class. Please arrive 30 minutes before class begins.

Register Now
Duration Days Start Date Time
6 weeks

6 weeks

Wednesday

Saturday

7/3/24

7/6/24

5:15 P or 5:45 P

10:15 A or 10:45 A

Online registration opens June 1, 2024

YOUTH CLASSES 

HELMETS ARE REQUIRED FOR SNOWPLOW CLASSES AND SKATERS 

4-6 YEARS OLD

Snowplow I

[ Ages 4-6 ] 
This beginning class will teach how to sit + stand and march and glide across the ice.

Snowplow II

[ Ages 4-6 ]
For skaters who have completed Snowplow I, this class builds on the basics + introduces backward skating.

Snowplow III

[ Ages 4-6 ]
For skaters who have completed Snowplow II, this class builds on the basics + introduces snowplow stop.

Snowplow IV

[ Ages 4-6 ]
For skaters who have completed Snowplow III, this class builds on the basics + introduces two foot turns.

 Basic I

[ Ages 7 – 12 ] 
This introductory class will guide skaters to try forward two-foot glides, forward swizzles + snowplow stops.

Basic II

After completing Basic I, skaters advance their skills with backward + forward glides, turns, snowplow stops ,and swizzles.

Basic III

Skaters will learn forward stroking, backward one-foot glides, moving two foot turns on a circle, backward snowplow stops and slalom.

Basic IV

Skaters will learn forward crossovers, forward outside and inside edges, beginning two foot spins, and backward one foot glides.

Basic V

Skaters will learn backward crossovers, forward outside three turns, advanced two foot spins, and hockey stop.

Basic VI

Skaters will learn backward stroking, forward inside three turns, one foot spins, and forward spiral.

Freestyle Class

The higher-skilled skaters will be challenged in our most advanced youth class, learning beginning jumps + spins.
[ Bicycle or inline helmets are mandatory for skaters six years of age and under.

TEEN/ADULT CLASSES

Teen/Adult I + II

No experience? No problem. Designed for teens/adults new to the rink, this class will teach the basics of forward + backward skating, turning and stopping.

Teen/Adult III + IV

For the more-advanced, teen/adult skater interested in learning forward and backward crossovers, footwork, beginning spins, and advanced stroking.

[ Wrist guards mandatory for all adult skaters. ]

Camp Freeze

We are currently not offering any Day Camps.

Freestyle

All of our coaches are USFS and SafeSport certified.

Purchase your freestyle session online and check in at the proshop!

Sunday Series Freestyle Training Classes
  • Power Skating
  • Edges
  • Spins/Jumps
  • Turns
  • Artistry & Movement
  • No current classes at this time.
Freestyle Registration Freestyle Schedule Sunday Series Freestyle Training Classes

Cutting Edge Select

Learn at a faster pace

This is an affordable way to learn more advance skating skills.  Cutting Edge is Pre-Freeskate through Freeskate 6 levels.
*Skaters must be recommended by a Learn to Skate coach and have their own figure skates.

 

* All refunds are subject to a $25.00 administration fee.
* Students must be recommended by a coach.

 

Enrollment Fee
  • $196  One day
  • $310    Both days

 

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Duration Days Start Date Time
6 weeks

6 weeks

Tuesday

Thursday

7/2/24

7/4/24

5:15-6:15 P

5:15-6:15 P

Online registration opens June 1, 2024

No classes on July 4. You may make up that day on any Tuesday during the session. Register with Betty if you are signing up for both days and you will be prorated. Thank you.

 

Exhibitions and Competitions

Summer Skate Exhibition

 

July 21, 2024

4:00 pm – 6:45 pm

Online registration opens April 26

Register Here!

Hockey Learn To Skate

for the aspiring hockey player

The Ice & Golf Center offers Hockey Skating Skills. This 6 week class runs once a week on:

  • Wednesdays 5:15-5:45 PM (Hockey 1) 5:45-6:15 PM (Hockey 2)
  • Saturdays 10:15-10:45 AM (Hockey 1) 10:45-11:15 AM (Hockey 2).

 

Designed to help your hockey player learn the basics of skating before attempting to play. You can’t play if you can’t skate. This program is offered to ages 5-16, and is a prerequisite for the youth Hockey Dynamics classes.

 

Skaters will be evaluated the first day of class to make sure they are in the correct level. Coaches may move the skater to a different level if necessary. **Skaters must be moving well and be able to do a snowplow stop to enroll in Hockey I.**

 

~ MUST HAVE FULL HOCKEY GEAR FOR HOCKEY CLASSES ~

 

~ HOCKEY SKATES, HELMET, GLOVES, SHOULDER PADS, SHIN PADS, ELBOW PADS, SOCKS, PANTS. HOCKEY STICK FOR HOCKEY 2. ~

 

* All refunds are subject to a $25.00 Administration fee

 

Enrollment Fee
  • $140

 

Curriculum
  • Hockey I: Proper stance, forward two foot glide, scooter pushes, dip or squat, forward swizzles, hockey stop, and backward skating. Backward stance, skating forward using full stride, backward hustle, backward swizzles, glide turns (both directions), moving hockey stops.
  • Hockey II: Basic stick handling.  Hockey turns with speed (left & right), forward slalom, forward stops & starts, backward v stops, lateral marching crossovers (left & right). Forward one foot pushes (left & right), forward crossover glides, forward and backward crossovers (left & right), alternating backward C-cuts, backward one foot glides (left & right), mohawks, hockey stop. 

Register Now
Duration Days Start Date Time
6 weeks

6 weeks

Wednesday

Saturday

7/3/24

7/6/24

5:15-6:15 P

10:15-11:15 A

Online registration opens June 1, 2024

Camps

Sharpen your skills!

There are no skating camps available at this time.

Figure Skating Stroking Class
  • All Levels welcome.
  • Bring Water
Figure Skating Jumps/Spins Class
  • Advanced Figure Skaters Only
  • Axel and above for this class
Register

 

Stroking/Edges Current Schedule New Start Date
Jumps/Spins Current Schedule New Start Date
1 June 3, 2023 June 3, 2023
Stroking/Edges/Jumps/Spins Classes