Jump-Start your skating with Learn To Skate USA offered by Southern Wisconsin Skating School. Learn to Skate USA is the only USA ice skating program endorsed by U.S. Figure Skating, USA Hockey, and U.S. Speedskating. Learn to Skate USA via Southern Wisconsin Skating School offers a progressive curriculum that starts with non- skaters through advanced levels of skating, i.e. recreational, figure, hockey and speed skating - tots through adults. Basic 4 and above will have 45 minute classes; the first 15 miutes will be devoted to edge work, power and technique.
2018-2018 Season. Saturdays 11:30-12:45 PM
Snowplow through Basic 3, Adult and Hockey - 1/2 hour class 11:30-12:00 PM PLUS 3/4 hour of practice ice time.
Basic 4 through Free Skate - 3/4 hour of class with power skaating training 12:00 PM-12:45 PM PLUS 1/2 hour of free practice ice before class i.e. 11:30 -12:00 PM.
Classes will be limited. Register early to ensure placement into a class. Consider yourself registered once you register. We will try to accomodate everyone who registers early. Once registered, there are NO REFUNDS! Registrations received after the deadline are automatically charged a late registration fee of $15.00. Walk ons the day of registration will have to pay a $15.00 late registration fee and may not get the full ice time the first day because of the time it takes to register. REGISTER EARLY!
Hockey skaters must pass basic 3 prior to getting into Hockey 3 or 4.
PARENTS CAN SKATE FOR FREE WITH THEIR CHILD DURING PRACTICE TIME. PARENTS MUST BE IN SKATES AND MUST SIGN THE WAIVER.
NO SHOES ALLOWED.
Other persons, sibling or friend may skate on the "practice ice" section after payment of a $5.00 fee each time. Parents or caretakers of non-enrolled skaters under the age of 18 must and sign the waiver prior to getting onto the ice.Skates are available for non-enrolled skaters at a fee of $3.00/pair. Pay Cash at the registration desk.
What to Wear
We recommend warm clothing that allows freedom
of movement, and gloves or mittens. We also require
that Snowplow Sam and Hockey skaters (ages 3-6)
wear helmets (bike or hockey) . For all classes, please
allow at least 15 minutes to put on your child's skates.
A basic quality skate is highly recommended! We provide the rink "rental skates" free of charge for the lessons. Basic 4 and above are recommended to have their own skates. The SWFSC has huge supply of high quality used skates at a minimal cost. Please check with Mrs Sue Cook firstname.lastname@example.org
to set a time to check fit and quality. Alternatively, you may either purchase or rent from Crossovers Pro shop at Madison Ice Arena, Verona Ice Arena or Waunakee Ice Arena. This shop has either a 6 month rental program or one can purchase new skates of the quality we recommend at affordable prices.
Do you want to advance your figure skating at a faster rate?
JUNIOR CLUB Bridge Program September, 2018 through April 2019. Eligible Skaters are non Club Members from class levels Basic 4 - FS-6. Junior club will meet Mondays 5:15-6:15, one hour, on the Club Free Style "Contract" ice FS ice at a special rate. The rate includes the full hour of Club ice, used exclusively by club members, along with a semi private lesson for 1/2 hour. they will then practice on their own for the remaining 1/2 hour.using the full ice surface. Enrollment is limited to 2 skaters/hour. Junior club members will learn how the contract ice free style sessions are conducted and may participate in the ice shows, receive a certificat as a Junior Club Member and may purchase any of the SWFSCexcllusive personalized apparrel