If you've never skated before and want to learn how, you've come to the
162 - Ice Skating
Basic skills of ice skating.
Students must provide skates (rentals available).
- 162.01 - Ice Skating I U 1
Fundamentals of balance, movement, and safety on the ice; forward,
backward, and stopping. Guidance in choice, use and care of equipment.
Open only to beginners. This course is graded S/U.
- 162.02 - Ice Skating II U 1
Elementary skating with emphasis on correct technique for basic skills.
Prereq: 162.01 or ability to skate forward, backward, and stop with no
- 162.03 - Ice Skating III U 2
Power skating: designed for persons having had more than 30 hrs on ice
and who can execute the basic strokes (including back crossovers) with
Prereq: 162.02 or equiv skill level.
163 - Figure Skating
Figure skating skills and techniques including the elements of free
skating and compulsory figures.
Students must provide figure skates (no rentals). VPA Admis Cond
- 163.0X - Creative and Competitive Skating
Compulsory figures and freestyle designed to prepare
skater for United States Figure Skating Association tests and
Prereq: 162.02 or permission from instructor.
These courses are repeatable up to 3 times.
Skates are available to rent through the ice rink.
Our club members are available to teach private lessons as well.
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