Skate Lessons

Skate Lessons - The New Rink - Shelby Township, Michigan

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Lessons taught by instructors Sheryl Bower & Theresa Golcheff

BEGINNER INSTRUCTION & PRACTICE

Class will be held on Saturdays from 12:00pm - 12:30pm or Tuesdays from 5:30pm - 6:00pm for five consecutive weeks.

Only class members who are enrolled in the Learn to Skate session are allowed to have roller skates or roller blades on during the lesson time.

Included with the Saturday class fee is the opportunity for class members to attend our matinee skate immediately following the lesson.  Thursday class will receive 5 Free Skate Passes.

2022 - 2023 Session Dates:

Saturday Class 12:00-12:30pm

Session #1         September 10 - October 8

Session #2        October 15 - November 12

Session #3        November 19 - December 17

Session #4        December 31 - January 28

Session #5       February 4 - March 4

Session #6       March 11 - April 8

Session #7      April 15 - May 13

Session #8      May 20 - June 17

Tuesday Class 5:30 - 6:00pm

Session #1     September 6 - October 4

Session #2     October 11 - November 8

Session #3     November 15 - December 13

Session #4     December 20 - January 17

Session #5     January 24 - February 21

Session #6     February 28 - March 28

Session #7     April 4 - May 2

Session #8     May 9 - June 6

***PLEASE HAVE YOUR START DATE PICKED OUT BEFORE CLICKING THE BUTTON BELOW!!!

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Skaters should arrive at least 15 minutes early to check in and get their roller skates or blades on. This class will teach the basics of roller skating and roller blading including falling down & getting up, forward skating, starting, stopping, balancing on one foot, forward scissors, maneuvering and squat & roll.

These classes are taught as a group lesson by highly qualified professional skating instructors.

Level 1~ Introductory Skate

* Basic forward skating

* Starting and Stopping

* Balancing on one foot and skate safety

*Stand up/sit down

* T-stops and positions

Level 2~  Novice

*Forward and backward skating

*Balancing on one foot in multiple positions

*Introduction to very simple jumps, sit, roll, tea pot and

shoot the duck

Level 3~ Intermediate

* Basic dance skating steps

*Turning between forward and backward skating

*Spread eagles

*Basic 2 foot spin

*Pushing into one foot glides

*Generating maximum speed from pushes and mastering balance

Level 4~ Advanced Skaters

*Edges

*Spread eagles

*One foot spins

*One foot jumps

*One foot turns

*Backward foot jumps

*Pulls and cross pulls

** Skaters will be promoted to next level at teachers discretion. Students generally take each Level 2 to 4 times before moving to next level.

FEES

Fees are based on a five-week Learn to Skate Session. Fee includes roller skate or roller blade rental.

There are no make-up classes and no refunds will be given.

Saturday Lesson or Tuesday Lesson $60

The Learn to Skate sessions are taught by highly qualified professional skating instructors. For more information please email us at kyee@thenewrink.com 

To print our sign up form click here

SPEED SKATING LESSONS

SPEED SKATING LESSONS - BEGINNER Instruction & Practice

The class will teach the basics of speed skating including starts, cornering, passing, technique and relays. Skaters should arrive at least 15 minutes early to check in and get their roller blades on.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Skater must have good balance and be able to cross over on turns. Must have completion of the Tuesday or Saturday beginner class

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS:  Helmet and your own inline skates (limited inline rentals available).

Class will be held on Saturdays from 8:45am - 9:45am.  Only class members who are enrolled in the Inline Speed Skating Class are allowed to have roller blades on during the lesson time.  Please call before your first visit to verify time.

CLASS ADVANCEMENT

Skaters are evaluated by the instructor to determine if their skills have developed enough to join the SS Racing Inline Speed Team based out of Skatin Station in Canton.

Our speed skating classes are taught by highly qualified professional skating instructors. For more information please email

Ellisa Marsack at ellisa3@comcast.net

or call (586) 292-8512

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE

Each enrollee must register and pay class fees prior to attending the first class. To register for a session you can stop by The New Rink to fill out your registration form and pay the registration fee.  Registration is open to ALL AGES and SKILL LEVELS.

FEES

Fees are based on a five-week Inline Speed Skating Session.  Class sessions are listed on the back. Fee includes roller blade rental.  There are no make up classes and no refunds will be given.

Saturday Lesson $60

The Beginner Inline Speed sessions are taught by highly qualified professional skating instructors.

For more information please email us at

kyee@thenewrink.com or stop by to sign up for the next session!

Saturdays Class 8:45am - 9:45pm

Session #1             September 24  – October 22

Session #2             October 29 – November 26

Session #3             December 3 – January 1 (no class 12/24 or 12/31)

Session #4             January 21 – February 18

Session #5             February 25 – March 25

Session #6             April 1 – May 6 (no class 4/29)

Session #7            May 13 – June 10

 

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