Learn to Skate

CAPITAL CLUBHOUSE LEARN TO SKATE ACADEMY

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Welcome to the Capital Clubhouse Skating Academy, a nationally-recognized US Figure Skating Basic Skills Program since 2005! Group lessons for all ages and skill levels are based on the US Figure Skating Basic Skills Progression of Skills Program.

Next Learn to Skate Basic Skills Session:

LTS #2 Registration is OPEN Click here for the flyer

Learn To Skate (LTS) welcomes NEW and RETURNING skater all year round! 6 consecutive weeks of classes each session and sessions are offered year round! We welcome registrations over the phone and by drop-in. Call (301) 932 4348 for more information. Ask for Skating Director Sigrid Berge. Or email sberge@capitalclubhouse.com

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT!

Come practice on ice designated for figure skaters only!

LEARN TO SKATE PRACTICE ICE

Every Thursday September through May LTS skaters can practice from 3:00-4:30pm. LTS practice is open to current registered skaters only and rental skates are included when you come to Thursday practice session. Skaters must swipe LTS practice card, sign the practice log and receive a wristband before taking the ice.

FREESTYLE

sessions are open to figure skaters level Basic 4 and above. Admission fee: $14 for 60 minutes, $20 for 90 minutes. Private lesson commission: $3.50 per 30 minute lesson. Freestyle Admission Cards are available for purchase for $75 for 10 swipes. Click here October Freestyle calendar.

COMPETITIONS ARE FUN!!!

Jump Into Fall! Basic Skills Competition

Capital Clubhouse, Saturday, November 1st, 2014.

Competition Announcement    Click here 

Open to members of Capital Clubhouse Basic Skills Program and other are rink Basic Skills Programs. SKaters must be currently enrolled and members in good standing with USFSA.

Deadline for registration: October 18, 2014

Open to currently enrolled members of Capital Clubhouse Skating Academy who do not take private lessons Deadline for registration: September 30, 2014. Please contact Skating Director Sigrid Berge with questions: sberge@capitalclubhouse.com

NUTCRACKER ON ICE!

The Capital Clubhouse Skating Academy presents NUTCRACKER ON ICE!

Capital Clubhouse, Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 6-8pm.

Admission Fee*: $5 per person, children under 6 are FREE.

*Proceeds from admission will be used to cover production expenses.

Click here for Nutcracker On Ice flyer.

Nutcracker Prepare to Perform classes are Sunday and Monday. Prerequisite: Skaters must have completed a LTS session or Summer Ice Camp with Capital Clubhouse Skating Academy within the last year.

Registration deadline: November 10, 2014

TOTSICLES and HALLOWEEN

First steps on the frozen surface for children ages 2-5 and an adult care-giver. Explore the ice in shoes (closed toe shoes - no sandals or flip-flops) or skates (for participating children only/rentals are included in the admission). The ice arena is set up with games and activities for self guided fun designed to enhance motor skill development as well as develop comfort with the frozen element. After the ice time participants enjoy a cup of hot cocoa while listening to a story read aloud in our warm lobby. Click here for current Totsicles flyer. Totsicles is in session Fridays September through May. Totsicles is also scheduled Fridays when schools are off! We welcome daycare centers and mom's clubs! Please contact Sigrid Berge at by calling (301) 932 4348 or email sberge@capitalclubhouse.com to RSVP.

Snowplow Sam

Tots age 4-5 venture out with their peers to learn a progression of basic skills in three specially-designed levels: Snow Plow Sam 1, 2 and 3. Snow Plow Sam classes are part of  LTS Basic Skills Group Lessons. For class fee and times click on the link for LTS Basic Skills Session above.

Basic Skills for recreational and figure skating

Children (age 6-12) learn a progression of basic skills to gain confidence, discipline, and knowledge in order to advance to the higher levels of ice hockey and figure skating. Levels span from Basic 1 - 8. For class fee and times click on the link for LTS Basic Skills Sessions above.

Ice Hockey Skating Skills

Learn skating skills essential to success in ice hockey.  Prerequisite:  age 6+ and passed Basic 1 using ice hockey skates. Levels span from Hockey 1-4. For class fee and times click on the link for LTS Basic Skills Session above.

Off-Ice Conditioning Class (OIC)

45 minute class of dry-land practice to help develop strength, endurance and agility as well as build muscle memory for skills that relate directly to figure skating and ice hockey. Classes are held Sundays 5:40-6:20pm or Thursday 6:15-7:00pm. Open to skaters level B4 and above. Class fee: $60 if registered in LTS, $135 if non-LTS member. For class info click on the link for LTS Basic Skills Session above.

 

Advanced Level Figure Skating

Learn jumps, spins, artistic moves, and footwork through six basic free skating levels, then join the advanced JMFS freestyle/moves in the field classes to further hone your skills. Click here for the current JMFS session flyer and class info.

For Teens and Adults (age 13 & up)Basic Skills

Classes exclusively for teens and adults allow skaters to progress at their own rate while being challenged and motivated. Classes cover multiple levels. Follows the same curriculum as Learn to Skate Basis Skills classes. Availability depends on registration configuration.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are a great way to hone in on skills you need more help with: one-on-one with one of our certified Basic Skills Instructors provides this! Private lessons are available for both recreational and competitive skaters, youth and adults. Or, take a lesson with a friend: Semi-private lessons are an affordable way to take advantage of the benefits of private lessons. A $3.50 private lesson commission fee applies in addition to the regular admission fee for all private lessons.

For more information, or if you are looking for a private lesson coach, please contact Skating Director Sigrid Berge at sberge@capitalclubhouse.com for more information or to schedule an evaluation. A private lesson request from is available at front desk.

Guest Coach? Contact Skating Director Sigrid Berge at sberge@capitalclubhouse.com for a Guest Coach Agreement to sign. ALL coaches teaching Private Lessons, ice hockey or figure skating, are required to sign the Guest Coach Agreement and provide proof of current PSA Membership and Liability Insurance as well as provide a list of students  before taking the ice. Code of Ethics do apply - NO SOLICITING.