The U.S. Figure Skating Basic Skills program was created to be the best beginning ice-skating program in the world. It is designed to serve the needs of both recreational and competitive skaters. The curriculum keeps skaters enthusiastic about learning from the time they begin lessons until the time they reach their goals. Whether they want Olympic fame or to simply enjoy the recreational benefits of skating, the Basic Skills Program is the place to start!
This fun, recreational program will concentrate on teaching beginners the basic skills and techniques of skating. More advanced skaters will continue to learn new skills and progress through the levels of US Figure Skating Association. Also ideal for the skater who needs to brush-up a bit. For all ages… male & female. This program follows the curriculum of, and is sanctioned by, the US Figure Skating Association. Students will have the opportunity to be tested and receive official merit badges as they develop new skills. There are eight levels of badges to progress through. Skaters are grouped according to age and ability, so everyone feels comfortable. Lesson time and instructor will be assigned by program Director.