Ice Skating Lessons Registration Guide

Pick up your lesson schedule at the West End Front Office or view it online 2 weeks prior to registration.

Preschool Lessons

Preschool 1 – Limited or no experience on the ice, cannot stand up on ice unassisted.
Preschool 2 – Stand up on ice unassisted, walk on ice with skates.
Preschool 3 – Skate across the ice, glide on 2 feet for 1/2 meter, scrape ice and backwards step.
Preschool 4 – Can Stop, glide for two meters and do five skulls forward.
Preschool 5/6 – Can glide on one foot for 1/2 meter, can skate backwards, can stop with either left or right foot.

Children Lessons

Child 1 – Limited or no experience on the ice, cannot stand up on ice unassisted.
Child 2 – Can stand up on ice unassisted, skate across the ice and step/skate backward.
Child 3 – Glide on two feet for 1 meter, snowplow stop and sculling.
Child 4 – Half snowplow stop with left and right foot, backwards scull and forward single scull.
Child 5 – Forward circle thrusts both directions, backward C push, backward snowplow stop.
Child 6/7 – Forward crossovers, backward circle thrusts, backward stops and can use outside edges.

Adult Lessons

Beginner 1 – No experience
Beginner 2 – Can stop going forward, can glide 2 meters, can balence on one foot for 1/2 meter
Intermediate/Advanced – can skate backwards, can stop forwards, can glide for two meters forward and backwards, can balance on one foot for 2 meters.