Class Curriculum

Tot Classes (3-5 years)

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Snowplow Sam 1 classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Snowplow Sam 1 classes.

  • Sit and stand up, on-ice 

  • March in place 

  • March forward (8 steps) 

  • March forward, then glide on two feet (2 seconds) 

  • Dip in place

* Skaters must pass Snowplow Sam 1 before taking Snowplow Sam 2.

  • Dip while moving (2 seconds) 

  • Backward Wiggles 

  • Forward Swizzles (3 in a row, no two-foot glide in between) 

  • Beginning snowplow stop, in place (right and left) 

  • Two-foot hop, in place (3 times)

* Skaters must pass Snowplow Sam 2 before taking Snowplow Sam 3.

  • Rocking Horse (Forward, Backward, Forward) 

  • Forward Swizzles (6 in a row, with a two-foot glide in between) 

  • Backward Swizzles (3 in a row, no two-foot glide in between) 

  • Standstill T-Push (right and left) 

  • Moving forward snowplow stop (2 feet)

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Parent & Me classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Parent & Me classes.

  • Sit and stand up, on-ice 

  • March forward, then glide on two feet (2 seconds) 

  • Dip while moving (2 seconds) 

  • Backward Wiggles 

  • Forward Swizzles (3 in a row, no two-foot glide in between) 

  • Beginning snowplow stop, in place (right and left)

Youth Classes (6-15 years)

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Basic 1-6 classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Basic 1-6 classes.

  • Sit and stand up, on-ice 

  • March forward, then glide on two feet (3 seconds) 

  • Dip while moving (2 seconds) 

  • Forward Swizzles (6 in a row, with a two-foot glide in between) 

  • Backward Wiggles 

  • Beginning snowplow stop, in place (right and left)

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Basic 1-6 classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Basic 1-6 classes.

* Skaters must pass Basic 1 (or Snowplow Sam 3) before taking Basic 2.

  • Scooter pushes (right and left) 

  • Forward one-foot glides (right and left, 2 seconds) 

  • Rocking Horse 

  • Backward Swizzles (6 in a row, with a two-foot glide in between) 

  • Two foot turns in place (both directions) 

  • Moving forward snowplow stop (right and left)

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Basic 1-6 classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Basic 1-6 classes.

* Skaters must pass Basic 2 before taking Basic 3.

  • Beginning forward stroking 

  • Forward half Swizzle pumps on a circle (clockwise and counterclockwise, 6 in a row) 

  • Moving forward to backward two-foot turns on a circle (clockwise and counterclockwise) 

  • Forward Slalom (both feet in the same direction at the same time) 

  • Forward pivots (clockwise and counterclockwise)

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Basic 1-6 classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Basic 1-6 classes.

* Skaters must pass Basic 3 before taking Basic 4.

  • Forward outside edge on a circle from pumps (right and left, 3 seconds) 

  • Beginning two-foot upright spin from pivot (1 revolution) 

  • Forward crossovers (clockwise and counterclockwise) 

  • Backward half Swizzle pumps on a circle (clockwise and counterclockwise) 

  • Backward one-foot glides (right and left, 2 seconds)

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Basic 1-6 classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Basic 1-6 classes.

* Skaters must pass Basic 4 before taking Basic 5.

  • Backward outside edge on a circle from pumps (right and left, 3 seconds) 

  • Backward crossovers (clockwise and counterclockwise) 

  • Forward outside three-turn (right and left, 2 seconds before and after the turn) 

  • Advanced two-foot upright spin from pivot (3 revolutions) 

  • Side toe hop (right and left)

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Basic 1-6 classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Basic 1-6 classes.

* Skaters must pass Basic 5 before taking Basic 6.

  • Forward inside three-turn (right and left, 2 seconds before and after the turn) 

  • One-foot upright spin from pivot (2 revolutions) 

  • Bunny hop (right and left) 

  • Forward spiral on a straight line (free leg knee above the hip, 2 seconds) 

  • Forward lunge on a straight line (skating leg parallel, 2 seconds)

* Skaters must pass Basic 6 before taking Academy Prep.

  • Forward inside open Mohawk from a standstill (right to left and left to right) 

  • Backward crossovers to a backward outside edge landing position (landing leg only) 

  • One-foot upright spin from pivot (4 revolutions) 

  • Mazurka (from a standstill forward inside three-turn, outside edge must pass the toe) 

  • Waltz jump (standstill)

Hockey Classes - Youth (6-15 Years)

* Skaters must have hockey skates on during Hockey 1-3 classes.

* No figure skates are allowed in Hockey 1-3 classes.

  • March forward, then glide on two feet 

  • Forward swizzles (6 in a row) 

  • V-Start 

  • Forward one-foot pushes 

  • Beginning snowplow stop, in place (right and left)

* Skaters must have hockey skates on during Hockey 1-3 classes.

* No figure skates are allowed in Hockey 1-3 classes.

* Skaters must pass Hockey 1 (or Snowplow Sam 3) before taking Hockey 2.

  • Forward crossovers (clockwise and counterclockwise) 

  • Forward strides using 45 degree V-Push, focus on good recovery and alternating arm drive 

  • Crossover starts 

  • Backward skating 

  • Moving forward snowplow stop (right and left)

* Skaters must have hockey skates on during Hockey 1-3 classes.

* No figure skates are allowed in Hockey 1-3 classes.

* Skaters must pass Hockey 2 before taking Hockey 3.

  • Backward one-foot glides (right and left, 2 seconds) 

  • Backward crossovers (clockwise and counterclockwise) 

  • One-foot edge turning 

  • Pivot turns 

  • Hockey stops

Adult Classes (16+ Years)

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Adult 1-3 classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Adult 1-3 classes.

  • Sit and stand up, on-ice 

  • March forward, then glide on two feet (3 seconds) 

  • Forward Swizzles (6 in a row, with two-foot glide in between) 

  • Forward half Swizzle pumps on a circle (clockwise and counterclockwise, 6 in a row) 

  • Beginning snowplow stop, in place (right and left) 

  • Forward one-foot glides (right and left, 2 seconds) 

  • Backward Wiggles 

  • Backward Swizzles (6 in a row, with two-foot glide in between)

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Adult 1-3 classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Adult 1-3 classes.

* Skaters must pass Adult 1 before taking Adult 2.

  • Beginning forward stroking
  • Backward half Swizzle pumps on a circle (clockwise and counterclockwise)

  • Forward Slalom (both feet in the same direction at the same time) 

  • Moving forward to backward two-foot turns on a circle (clockwise and counterclockwise) 

  • Backward two-foot glide (3 seconds) 

  • Forward outside edge on a circle from pumps (right and left foot, from pumps) 
  • Forward crossovers (clockwise and counterclockwise) 
  • Moving forward snowplow stop (right and left) 

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Adult 1-3 classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Adult 1-3 classes.

* Skaters must pass Adult 2 before taking Adult 3.

  • Backward one-foot glides (right and left, 2 seconds) 
  • Forward inside three-turn (right and left, 2 seconds before and after the turn) 
  • Bunny hop 
  • Backward stroking 
  • Backward outside edge on a circle from pumps (right and left, 3 seconds) 
  • Backward crossovers (clockwise and counterclockwise) 
  • Forward outside three-turn (right and left, 2 seconds before and after the turn) 
  • Two-foot upright spin from pivot (3 revolutions)

* Skaters must pass Adult 3 before taking Adult Jumps 1.

  • Waltz jump (moving with speed) 
  • Half Flip jump (moving with speed, inside edge required) 
  • Half Lutz jump (moving with speed, outside edge required) 
  • Single Salchow jump (moving with speed) 
  • Single Toe Loop jump (moving with speed, outside edge must pass the toe) 

* Skaters must pass Adult Jumps 1 before taking Adult Jumps 2.

  • Single Loop jump (moving with speed) 
  • Waltz jump / Single Loop jump combination (moving with speed) 
  • Single Salchow jump / Single Toe Loop jump combination (moving with speed) 
  • Single Flip jump (moving with speed, inside edge required) 
  • Single Lutz jump (moving with speed, outside edge required)

* Skaters must pass Adult 3 before taking Adult Spins.

  • One-foot upright spin from pivot 
  • One-foot upright spin from a standstill push and forward outside three-turn 
  • Scratch Spin 
  • Sit Spin 
  • Camel Spin
This is an unstructured class in which skaters will be at varying levels from beginning to advanced. The instructor will divide his/her time among the skaters working on the individual needs of each skater. Included in the class is a free cup of coffee, by simply showing your class sticker to the Snack Bar employee.
  • Forward Swizzles (6 in a row) 

  • Forward crossovers (clockwise and counterclockwise) 

  • Forward strides using 45 degree V-Push, focus on good recovery and alternating arm drive 

  • Backward skating 

  • Moving forward snowplow stop (right and left) 

  • Backward one-foot glides (right and left, 2 seconds) 

  • Backward crossovers (clockwise and counterclockwise) 

  • One-foot edge turning

Home School Classes (6-15 years)

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Home School Basic 1-6 classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Home School Basic 1-6 classes.

  • Dip while moving (2 seconds)
  • Forward Swizzles (6 in a row, with two-foot glide in between)
  • Backward Wiggles
  • Beginning snowplow stop, in place (right and left)
  • Scooter pushes (right and left)
  • Forward one-foot glides (right and left, 2 seconds)
  • Backward Swizzles (6 in a row, with two foot glide in between)
  • Moving forward snowplow stop (right and left)

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Home School Basic 1-6 classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Home School Basic 1-6 classes.

  • Beginning forward stroking
  • Forward half Swizzle pumps on a circle (clockwise and counterclockwise, 6 in a row)
  • Moving forward to backward two-foot turns on a circle (clockwise and counterclockwise)
  • Forward pivots (clockwise and counterclockwise)
  • Forward outside edge on a circle from pumps (right and left, 3 seconds)
  • Forward crossovers (clockwise and counterclockwise)
  • Backward half Swizzle pumps on a circle (clockwise and counterclockwise)
  • Backward one-foot glides (right and left, 2 seconds)

* Skaters must have figure skates on during Home School Basic 1-6 classes.

* No hockey skates are allowed in Home School Basic 1-6 classes.

  • Backward crossovers (clockwise and counterclockwise)
  • Forward outside three-turn (right and left, 2 seconds before and after the turn)
  • Advanced two-foot upright spin from pivot (3 revolutions)
  • Forward inside three-turn (right and left, 2 seconds before and after the turn)
  • One-foot upright spin from pivot (2 revolutions)
  • Bunny hop
  • Forward spiral on a straight line (free leg knee above the hip, 2 seconds)