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Learn To Skate Program for Beginners!

Coordinated by skating director rocky Marval

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General Information - How Skating Classes Work

The IGLOO at Mt Laurel offers group skating lessons from ages 3 to adult, all under the tutelage of Professional Staff Coaches. Each skater is registered with USFSA and will receive a log book and badges for all completed levels. The classes are designed to take skaters from beginning through advanced levels. All Skating lessons include a half hour instruction with half hour practice time. Skate rental is included with the class.

Group Lessons

Group lessons consist of several classes at once at a particular date & time on the Ice. These classes include Parent & Tot (Snow Plow Sam), Hockey Levels 1-4, Basic Skating Levels 1-8, and Adult Lessons. All Classes usually consist of 6 weekly classes. Classes are a one hour session, each of which, includes a half hour of class and a half hour of practice time.

Additional Class Times

Group lessons consist of several classes at once at a particular date & time on the Ice. These classes include Parent & Tot (Snow Plow Sam), Hockey Levels 1-4, Basic Skating Levels 1-8, and Adult Lessons. All Classes usually consist of 6 weekly classes. Classes are a one hour session, each of which, includes a half hour of class and a half hour of practice time.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are available for all levels and types of ice skating. Whether the interest is in the fundamentals, the more intricate skills required for figure skating, or the power and agility for ice hockey, we have the instructor suited for your individual situation. For Information about private instruction, contact the skating director Rocky Marval. He can be reached at extension 228 or rmaval@skateigloo.com.

What do i sign up for?

For Children Ages 3-6: Can begin with our Parent & Tot: Snow Plow Sam Program. This program teaches basic skating skills while allowing the parent to participate (Although parents do not have to participate, the parent MUST BE PRESENT for this class). From here, students can move on to Basic Levels 1-8.

For Recreational Skaters: Older Skaters (ages 6 and up) interested in learning how to skate can begin with our Basic Levels 1-8 Classes. These Classes teach the fundamentals of skating.

Learning Freestyle Skating: Depending on current skill level, skaters wanting to learn freestyle, begin with Basic Levels 1-8. After Learning the basic fundamentals, skaters can move on to our FreeSkate Levels 1-6 Program. In this program, skaters learn more advanced moves like spins, jumps, and dance sequences.

Learning Hockey: Depending on current skill level, skaters moving into hockey begin with Basic Skills: Hockey 1-4. This class is designed to teach hockey skating, which is faster and more agile. After completing Hockey Level 4, skaters move on to more advanced classes like PowerSkating Beginner. In this class, skaters learn more advanced hockey techniques like explosive starts, tight turns, hockey stops, etc.

What to Bring and Wear

Skaters:  Gloves are a necessity. Dress in layers with warm comfortable clothing. We require all Children under age 6 wear a helmet.

Hockey: Participants for LTS:Hockey 1-4 and Power Skating must also wear a hockey helmet and mask in addition to gloves and warm clothing.  Hockey Equipment is needed for PowerSkating.  For details, see PowerSkating.

Participants should arrive 20 minutes prior to start time of their Session.

 

Policies

Make up policy: There will be NO MAKE-UP CLASSES and NO REFUNDS once class has started.

Refunds policy:  There will be a $25.00 CANCELLATION FEE prior to the start of a session.

Late Registration:  Classes will be pro rated once a class session has started only!  Tuition must be paid in advance to secure a position in class.  We recommend participants register at least 7 days in advance of the start of your program.  PARTICIPANTS REGISTERING ON THE DAY OF CLASS WILL BE ASSESSED A $15.00 SURCHARGE

How to Sign Up

There are many ways to sign up!

  Print Out a Brochure from the Brochures Page.  Fill it out. Sign it and either bring it in to The Igloo Front Desk or Fax to 856-638-0818.

  Visit the Igloo for a Sign Up Form.

  Call Igloo Front Desk and request assistance with the registration process.

It is preferred that all lesson and rink programs be pre-registered as to ensure your spot in the program.

If You have any Questions You can Contact The Front Desk at 856-638-0801

last updated 03/05/2012