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Public Skating

Lace Up Your Blades

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: Youth 6 – Adult 16

Public Skating Schedule
Pricing
Ice Admission $9.00
Skate Rental $3.00
Friday + Saturday Night
[ Ice Admission + Skate Rental included ]
$12.00
Public Skate + Mini Golf Combo $17.00

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 a pass for discounted public skating sessions.

Register for classes in two easy steps:

1. Go to learntoskateusa.com and sign up for your Learn to Skate USA Membership for $16.00 (plus $1.25 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 and save $25. Print or bring your membership number to class.

 

Enrollment Fee: $140  ($115 Online)

// 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 30-45 minutes before class time.

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Duration Days Start Date Time
6 weeks

6 weeks

Wednesday

Saturday

8/22/18

8/25/18

5:15-6:15 P

10:15-11:15 A

YOUTH CLASSES

Snowplow I

[ Ages 4-5 ] 
This beginning class will teach how to sit + stand and march and glide across the ice.

Snowplow II

[ Ages 5-6 ]
For skaters who have completed Snowplow I, this class builds on the basics + introduces backward skating.

Snowplow III

[ Ages 5-6 ]
For skaters who have completed Snowplow II, this class builds on the basics + introduces snowplow stop.

Snowplow IV

[ Ages 5-6 ]
For skaters who have completed Snowplow III, this class builds on the basics + introduces two foot turns.

 Basic I

[ Ages 7 and up ] 
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 five years of age and under.

ADULT CLASSES

Adult I + II

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

Adult III + IV

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

[ Wrist guards mandatory for all adult skaters. ]

Camp Freeze

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Stroking and Spin Class

Time to Improve

In this class you will learn skating is the fundamental core of the sport! Quality skating mechanics teach balance, power, edge control and beauty in movement. Focusing on improving the skating stride of the athlete will allow them to progress further in other aspect of figure skating. Whether the skater is in Advanced Cutting Edge or Elite levels, the class will show visible improvements and tangible results. Spins are not only a mandatory skill at all levels, but they are also foundationally part of every jump. This class will focus on improving speed and rotation of the skaters spins.

Pricing
  • $185   ($160 online)    One day
  • $300   ($275 online)    Both days

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Duration Days Start Date Time
6 weeks

6 weeks

Tuesday

Thursday

8/21/18

8/23/18

5:15-6:15 P

5:15-6:15 P

Freestyle

All of our coaches are USFS and PSA members.

Freestyle Schedule
Session Price    /    Account Card
1 hr $15    /    $13
45 minutes $13    /    $11

Beginner Cutting Edge

Learn at a faster pace

This is an affordable way to learn more advance skating skills. The Beginner Cutting Edge program is for skaters at Basic 4 – Basic 6
*Skaters must be recommended by a learn to skate coach and have their own skates.

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

Enrollment Fee
  • $185   ($160 online)    One day
  • $300   ($275 online)    Both days

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Duration Days Start Date Time
6 weeks

6 weeks

Tuesday

Thursday

8/21/18

8/23/18

5:15-6:15 P

5:15-6:15 P

Advanced Cutting Edge

Get the advantage

For students enrolled in Learn To Skate, Beginner Cutting Edge, Pre-Freeskate, Freeskate 1-6.
Classes are designed to help with competition preparation, sportsmanship, Jumping & Spinning.

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

Enrollment Fee
  • $185   ($160 online)    One day
  • $300   ($275 online)    Both days

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Duration Days Start Date Time
6 weeks

6 weeks

Tuesday

Thursday

8/21/18

8/23/18

5:15-6:15 P

5:15-6:15 P

Exhibitions and Competitions

Fall Fest

October 21, 2018

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

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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) or 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.

~ MUST HAVE A HELMET TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CLASS ~

~ MUST HAVE GLOVES AND SHINPADS ~

* All refunds are subject to a $25.00 Administration fee

Enrollment Fee
  • $140   ($115 online)
Curriculum
  • Hockey I: Proper stance, forward two foot glide, scooter pushes, dip or squat, forward swizzles, snowplow stop, and backward skating. Backward stance, skating forward using full stride, backward hustle, backward swizzles, glide turns (both directions), moving snowplow stops.
  • Hockey II: Forward C-cuts on circle (left & right), 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. The hockey stick is also introduced in Hockey 2.

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Duration Days Start Date Time
6 weeks

6 weeks

Wednesday

Saturday

8/22/18

8/25/18

5:15-6:15 P

10:15-11:15 A

 

Camps

Sharpen your skills!

There are no skating camps available at this time.

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Class Night Current Schedule New Start Date
Power Skating Thursdays May 2019