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Specialty Classes

Winter/Spring Activity Registration to begin Dec. 9 for Boise residents; Dec. 11 for non-residents

*No class Oct 19
**No class November 25-30

Elite Pre-Free Skate - For ages 7 & up. Prerequisite mastery of Basic 6 elements. Skaters will work out off-ice with a professional personal trainer to gain better strength, flexibility, balance and endurance.  The on-ice portion of this class is lengthened, offering time for stroking and power skating.  Skaters will learn a forward inside open Mohawk from a standstill position, backward crossovers to a backward outside edge glides, backward outside edge to a forward outside edge transition, basic combination footwork, one-foot upright spin, Mazurka, Waltz jump and backward inside pivots.  Once all skills are mastered, skaters advance to Free Skate 1 and receive a Certificate of Achievement and a Pre-Free Skate badge.

        Tuesdays Sept 3-Oct 22 | 5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Activity Number: 1161010-01 $189/8 classes
        Tuesdays Oct 29-Dec 17** 5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Activity Number: 161010-03 $169/7 classes

Pre-Free Skate (formerly Basic 7 & 8) - For ages 7 & up. Prerequisite master of Basic 6 elements. Forward inside open Mohawk from a stand still position, R to L & L to R. Backward outside edge to forward outside edge transition on a circle, both directions. Backward crossovers to a backward outside edge glide (landing position), both directions. Two forward crossovers into a forward inside Mohawk, step down and cross behind, step into one backward crossover and step to a forward inside edge, both directions. One-foot upright spin. Mazurka, R&L. Waltz jump. Backward inside pivots, both directions.

 Saturdays Sept 7-Oct 26* 9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Activity Number: 161010-02 $85/7 classes
 Saturdays Nov 2-Dec 21** | 9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Activity Number: 161010-04 $85/7 classes

Elite Free Skate 1 - 6 - Prerequisite mastery of Pre-Free Skate elements. Designed to introduce the skater to the next level of figure skating.  In addition to learning the skating elements required at these levels, skaters will work out off-ice with a professional personal trainer to gain better strength, flexibility, balance and endurance.  The on-ice portion of this class is lengthened, offering time for stroking and power skating.  Skaters will concentrate on beginning jumps, spin techniques and Moves in the Field.  Skaters must have mastered Pre-Free Skate elements.  Once skills are mastered at a level, skaters advance to the next Free Skate level and receive a Certificate of Achievement and a badge.  After completion of Free Skate 6, skaters will want to enroll in Axel class and move into private instruction if they haven’t yet done so.

        Tuesdays Sept 3-Oct 22 | 5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Activity Number: 161100-01 $189/8 classes
        Tuesdays Oct 29-Dec 17** 5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Activity Number: 161100-03 $169/7 classes
       

Free Skate 1 - 6 - Designed to introduce the skater to the next level of figure skating. Class will concentrate on beginning jumps; spin techniques; and moves in the field tests. Skater must have passed Pre-Free Skate.

 Saturdays Sept 7-Oct 26* 9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Activity Number: 161100-02 $85/7 classes
 Saturdays Nov 2-Dec 21** | 9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Activity Number: 161100-04 $85/7 classes

Axel - 7 & up.  Prerequisite mastery of Free Skate 6 or recommended by an Idaho IceWorld Licensed Coach. Designed to ignite enthusiasm and accelerate the advancement of skaters ready for multi-revolution jumps.  Naturally follows the completion of Free Skate 6 level, but not required.  Skater should have mastered bunny hops, Waltz jumps and beginning back scratch spins and loop jumps.  A combination of off-ice and on-ice training will develop the skill development until the Axel is mastered.

 Tuesdays Sept 3-Oct 22 | 5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Activity Number: 161113-01 $189/8 classes
 Tuesdays Oct 29-Dec 17** 5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Activity Number: 161113-02 $169/7 classes

Teen - Designed for teenagers 13 - 18 yrs. Classes will follow the Learn to Skate USA Adult curriculum, which is more progressive than the Basic 1 - 6 and Pre-Free Skate curriculum.

 Tuesdays Sept 3-Oct 22 | 6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Activity Number: 161101-01 $97/8 classes
 Tuesdays Oct 29-Dec 17** | 6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Activity Number: 161101-02 $85/7 classes
 

Adult - Designed for adults ages 18 & up. Class will follow the Learn to Skate USA Adult curriculum.

        Tuesdays Sept 3-Oct 22 | 6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Activity Number: 161102-01 $97/8 classes
        Thursdays Sept 5-Oct 24 | 10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Activity Number: 161102-02 $$97/8 classes
        Tuesdays Oct 29-Dec 17* | 6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Activity Number: 161102-03 $85/7 classes
        Thursdays Oct 31-Dec 19* | 10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Activity Number: 161102-04 $85/7 classes
 

Adaptive Skating - Ages 5 & up. This adaptive recreation class is designed to give individuals with disabilities the opportunity to increase their personal potential through the development of ice skating skills. Students will receive instruction based upon their individual needs and goals. Some adaptive equipment is available for use at no extra cost. Scholarship opportunities are available. Contact Jackie Woodland at (208) 608-7718 for more information.