Figure Skating

" It doesn’t matter what happens in life; the ice is always there.  It is our life, our sanctuary, and our passion."-Anonymous

Intro Package

Saturday Mornings

Cost: $150/ 6 weeks

Pre Req: MUST pass Basic 3

This package includes Intro to Edges, Intro to Freeskate, Off-Ice Training and Power Stroking.

Off-ice Training

Saturdays 8:15-8:45am

This program is held off-ice and develops coordination, agility and balance in order to strengthen on-ice performance.

Intro to Edges

Saturdays 10:20-10:45am

Learn the fundamentals of figure skating. The basis of this class teaches traditional school figures and moves in the field, learning all of the classic edges and turns in an orderly progression of exercises. Focusing on teaching proper technique, carriage, and extensions. 25 minutes of instruction.

Power Stroking

Saturdays 10:45-10:55am

Stroking in figure skating is a method of moving forward or backward. The skater alternates pushing off using the inside blade of the skate. Even advanced skaters begin their skating session with a few laps of stroking around the rink.

Intro to Freeskate

Saturdays 11:05-11:30am

Learn the beginning steps to jumping and spinning on the ice. This class is a great way to transition from Basic Skills to Freestyle Figure Skating. This is based off the Pre- Freeskate Basic Skills Program. This class must be done in conjunction with the Basic Skills class if in Basic 5 or 6. 

Advanced Package

Saturday Mornings

Cost: $215/ 6 weeks

Pre Req: Must pass Basic 5

This package includes Advanced Edges, Advanced Freeskate, Off-ice Training, Ice Dance, and Power Stroking.

Off-ice Training

Saturdays 8:15-8:45am

This program is held off-ice and develops coordination, agility and balance in order to strengthen on-ice performance.

Ice Dance

Saturdays 10:00-10:20am

The prime components of ice dancing, such as basic edges and turns, come together for the ice dance badge program. Skating alone or with a partner to different music genres, skaters learn the first six dance patterns in the U.S. Figure Skating test structure while embracing the beautiful stories that unfold on the ice.

Advanced Edges 

Saturdays 10:20-10:45am

Designed to build on the skills learned in Intro to Edges. Learning more complex edges and turns in the school figures, and moves in the field tests from Double 3 turns to more challenging turns such as Rockers, Counters, Choctaws, Twizzles, and Figure Loops. Focusing on building solid technique, carriage, extension, and power.

Power Stroking

Saturdays 10:45-10:55am

Stroking in figure skating is a method of moving forward or backward. The skater alternates pushing off using the inside blade of the skate. Even advanced skaters begin their skating session with a few laps of stroking around the rink.

Advanced Freeskate 

Saturdays 11:05-11:30am

Designed around the USFS Freeskate 1-6 badge levels, this program consists of 6 levels that are designed to introduce the free skater to the elements of figure skating including jumps, spins, footwork, and edge drills. Skaters must have passed the Pre-Freeskate level. Class includes 25 minutes of instruction and 25 minutes of practice ice.

Theatre on Ice

Ages: 7 and up

Saturdays 11:30am-12:00pm

Cost: $85/ 6 week session

Pre Req: Must pass Basic 3

Separate from our packages, this specialty class covers the core components of Theatre on Ice which include choreography, skating movements and the camaraderie shared between skaters at the introductory level. The four themes for the curriculum are joy, body as an instrument, traveling through space and rhythm.

Lessons/ Testing/Freestyle

Lessons

These are set up with instructors directly and occur during Freestyle Ice Slots. Our Skating Director can help with getting you started. Your Freestyle ice cost does not include the instructor cost. Contact Kitrina @ 207-236-9400 or kitrinamrc@gmail.com

Testing

This is a great way to test the skills you’ve been developing by USFS officials.  A great accomplishment and can be done with any level.  Contact our Skating Director for more details.

Contact Kitrina @ 207-236-9400 or kitrinamrc@gmail.com

Freestyle

Freestyle ice time is a great time to practice your skills as well as book time for a private lesson with one of our skating instructors.  Cost is typcially $14/50minute session.

Sessions are Wednesday afternoon and Saturday morning.

Show Time

Each year we hold a small Holiday show in December and then amp up for our Largest Show at the end of March!  Our Holiday Show is an opt-in show and does not cost anything additional.  Our big Spring Show is one that does require an additional cost to participate. Check out some of our favorite show pics below from over the years.

Questions? Contact our Skating Director Kitrina @ 207-236-9400 or kitrinamrc@gmail.com