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CLASS REGISTRATION AND GENERAL CLASS INFORMATION
 
Second session skating lessons
Jan. 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24
 
4:10-4:45 pm
4:55-5:30 pm


Classes are offered for Pre-Star, 1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star levels.
Level descriptions listed below.


*Children must be at least FOUR YEARS OLD at the program start date to register.  
*SKATERS MUST BE ABLE TO STAND AND GET UP ON THE ICE WITHOUT ASSISTANCE
*Register for the time that you are interested in. You will be asked to list the anticipated level of your child to help us in class level placement. Level descriptions listed below. 
*Rental skates are free, but you must reserve the rental skates at the time of registration. Size quantities are limited, so please have correct size when registering.  Size changes after registration may not be possible. If you are unsure of skate size, sneaker size is generally close to skate size. 
*Helmets are required for those in Pre-star levels and strongly recommended for all others 



LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS 
PRE-STAR (4-5 years)
Class provides ice acclimation and an introduction to skating skills with an emphasis on fun and safe recreational skating. This program is for mobile skaters with some level of skating ability.
SKATERS MUST BE ABLE TO STAND AND GET UP ON THE ICE WITHOUT ASSISTANCE.
Helmets are required.

1 STAR

FOR A CHILD WHO HAS PASSED PRE-STAR LEVEL OR HAS SOME SKATING EXPERIENCE.
Course includes: March and glide across rink; fall down and get up properly; back  wiggle;
2 foot glides and dip; intro to forward swizzles, snowplow scrape.
SKATERS MUST BE ABLE TO STAND AND GET UP ON THE ICE WITHOUT ASSISTANCE.

2 STAR

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED 1 STAR OR HAVE TAKEN, BUT NOT PASSED 2 STAR.
Course includes: Forward swizzels across rink; snowplow stop, 1-foot glide on left & right foot,
back swizzles.

3 STAR
FOR THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED 2 STAR OR HAVE TAKEN, BUT NOT PASSED 3 STAR.
Course includes: Forward stroking; forward pumps on circle,  One foot glide on circle both directions; back swizzles across rink; T push; T stop; forward lunge; 2 foot turn forward to backward; hockey



 

 


General Information
  • DOUBLE RUNNERS ARE NOT ALLOWED FOR LESSONS
  • Classes are automatically cancelled if the Simsbury school system is cancelled or there is an early dismissal due to inclement weather. We will email parents and place an announcement on the main website page.

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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