Learn to Skate

463003 – Tiny Tots

Our newest class for our youngest skaters! No prior experience necessary. On and off ice instruction helps build confidence. Learning the basics is encouraged through fun and games. Gloves and a knit hat are required. No hockey skates are allowed.

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463004 – Beginner Tots

Skaters will learn to fall and stand, as well as march and glide. Instructors will utilize on and off ice instruction along with games to build a confident skater. Regular skates are STRONGLY recommended. Children wearing hockey skates must wear a helmet.

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463005 – Tots

Prerequisite: Beginner Tots. Regular skates are STRONGLY recommended. Children wearing hockey skates must wear a helmet.

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463006 – Beginner Youth

No prior skating experience or instruction required. Falling, standing and basic gliding maneuvers are taught through games and rhymes. Regular skates are STRONGLY recommended. Children wearing hockey skates must wear a helmet.

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463007 – Youth

Prerequisite: Beginner Tot/Youth. Regular skates are STRONGLY recommended. Children wearing hockey skates must wear a helmet.

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463009 – Basic 1

No prior skating experience or instruction required. Falling, standing and basic gliding maneuvers are taught. Regular skates are STRONGLY recommended. Children wearing hockey skates must wear a helmet.

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463010 – Basic 1 Advanced

Prerequisite: Basic 1 – Two foot glides, advanced forward swizzles, beginning backwards swizzles and snowplow stops are taught. Regular skates are recommended. Children wearing hockey skates must wear a helmet.

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463011 – Basic 2

Prerequisite: Basic 1 Advanced – One foot glides, 2 foot turns, backward swizzles and pumps are taught. Regular skates are recommended. Children wearing hockey skates must wear a helmet.

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463012 – Basic 3

Prerequisite: Basic 2 – Beginning forward crossovers, forward stroking and backward swizzles are taught. Regular skates are recommended. Children wearing hockey skates must wear a helmet.

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463013 – Basic 4

Prerequisite: Basic 3 – Beginning edges on a circle, forward crossovers, introductory 3 turns and backward stroking are taught. Regular skates are recommended. Children wearing hockey skates must wear a helmet.

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463014 – Basic 4 Advanced

Prerequisite: Basic 4 – Advanced forward edges and crossovers on circles, outside 3 turns and backward stroking are taught. Regular skates are recommended. Children wearing hockey skates must wear a helmet.

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463015 – Basic 5

Prerequisite: Basic 4 Advanced – Backward edges on a circle, backward crossovers, beginning 1 foot spin, hockey stops and side toe hops are taught.

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463016 – Basic 6

Prerequisite: Basic 5 – Forward inside 3 turns, backward to forward 2 foot turns, t-stops, bunny hops, forward spirals and lunges are taught.

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463017 – Basic 7

Prerequisite Basic 6 – Mohawks, outside edges, ballet jumps, landing positions and pivots are taught.

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463018 – Basic 8

Prerequisite: Basic 7 – Three turns on a circle, combination maneuvers, 1 foot spins, waltz jumps and mazurkas are taught

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463021 – Free Skate 1

The prerequisite for all Free Skate levels is a Winnetka professional’s recommendation. Skater’s who have passed a test at another facility must be re-tested by the skating director. Tests may be arranged by contacting the skating director at 847-716-1295

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463022 – Free Skate 2

The prerequisite for all Free Skate levels is a Winnetka professional’s recommendation. Skater’s who have passed a test at another facility must be re-tested by the skating director. Tests may be arranged by contacting the skating director at 847-716-1295.

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463023 – Free Skate 3

The prerequisite for all Free Skate levels is a Winnetka professional’s recommendation. Skater’s who have passed a test at another facility must be re-tested by the skating director. Tests may be arranged by contacting the skating director at 847-716-1295.

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463024 – Free Skate 4

The prerequisite for all Free Skate levels is a Winnetka professional’s recommendation. Skater’s who have passed a test at another facility must be re-tested by the skating director. Tests may be arranged by contacting the skating director at 847-716-1295.

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463025 – Free Skate 5

The prerequisite for all Free Skate levels is a Winnetka professional’s recommendation. Skater’s who have passed a test at another facility must be re-tested by the skating director. Tests may be arranged by contacting the skating director at 847-716-1295.

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463026 – Free Skate 6

The prerequisite for all Free Skate levels is a Winnetka professional’s recommendation. Skater’s who have passed a test at another facility must be re-tested by the skating director. Tests may be arranged by contacting the skating director at 847-716-1295.

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463027 – Advanced Free Skate

The prerequisite for all Free Skate levels is a Winnetka professional’s recommendation. Skater’s who have passed a test at another facility must be re-tested by the skating director. Tests may be arranged by contacting the skating director at 847-716-1295.

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463028 – High School FS Class

Hey High School kids, after school sports, tons of homework, or just want to socialize after school. Here is your chance to skate before school. This class is for skaters in Free Skate 3 or higher.

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463040 – Adult Skating Class

No experience necessary, beginner through advanced levels welcome. Learn the basics to enjoy recreational skating or develop a solid foundation for learning more advanced skills.

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463050 – Ice Angel Synchro Skating

Prerequisite: Basic 5 through Advanced Free Skate. Teams are now forming and will be divided according to age and ability. Skaters can expect to participate in at least 4 local competitions, our Winter Exhibition and Annual Ice Show. Team members will need to re-register each session and are expected to participate throughout the entire skating season. Additional fees include a one-time costume fee of no more than $150.

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463062 – Jump & Spin Class

Prerequisite: Enrolled in Basic 7 or higher – Class focus is on creativity, enhancing technique and putting skills into practice.

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463063 – On/Off Ice Axel Class

Prerequisite: Enrolled in Free Skate 3 or higher – If you are looking to get back in jumping shape, just learning your axel or are perfecting your technique, this class is for you. This class combines on/off ice drills and concentrates on all of the elements that make a great jump.

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463064 – Moves In The Field Class

Prerequisite: Basic 7 or higher – Combines instruction and practice with an introduction to the USFS test structure, Moves In The Field.

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463065 – Morning Power Class

Come to the ice arena and start the day with a great workout! The focus of power class is speed, endurance, edge control and conditioning. A great opportunity to enhance your skating skills. Recommended for levels Basic 6 and higher. Strongly recommended for Free Skate and Synchro skaters!

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