Learn To Skate
For the beginning skater, this class is designed to teach skaters the basics of figure skating, or recreational skating. Classes are available beginning at 3 years of age through adult.
Group Lesson Sessions: (Begin in August, 2015)
-Fall "Back to Skating Camp" Session- Four weeks of lessons, one lesson per week (Tuesdays OR Saturdays)
-Fall Eight Week Session- Eight weeks of lessons, one lesson per week. (Either Tuesdays OR Saturdays.)
-Winter Eight Week Session- Eight weeks of lessons, one lesson per week. (Either Tuesdays OR Saturdays.) 2016
Ohio University has a club Synchronized Skating Team at the Open Collegiate level, with a team of 8-16 skaters. Traveling to six different competitions a year, self funded this team has had many acheivements. Such as placing third at regionals last year, and being awarded Club Team of the Year 2012-13 at Ohio University.
Freestyle sessions allow skaters extra practice time to fine tune their skills. More advanced skaters are allowed to work on jumps, spins, and moves in the field. It is $7.50 for a 45 min. freestyle.
Tuesday/ Thursdays : 5:00pm-6:30pm
Fridays : 4:00pm- 5:00pm
Private lessons are perfect for those skaters who want to advance their skating skills. Each skater will be provided with a coach that best fits their needs. Private lessons take place during freestyle times. Setting up times will be between you and your private coach. Private lessons are available for both hockey and figure skaters starting at age 3 and up.
Bird Arena is open from 9am-5pm, and we are closed on Thanksgiving.
See updated LTS/Freestyle calender to the left under "Calendar"!
Tuesday & Thursday: 5-6:30pm
There will be no Freestyle November 26th and no Group Lessons on November 28th. There will be make-up sessions for these days.
Don't forget the Holiday Ice Show will be December 6th from 6:00pm-8:00pm.
For Information stop by Bird Arena or contact Marissa Del Matto!