National Skate Day was a huge success! Thanks to everyone who came out, got free lessons, lots of goodies, and learned about our amazing learn to skate programs offered through NAFSC!
IMPORTANT NOTES FOR WINTER 2019 SESSION:
New Class - Skating Skills: Skaters must have passed FS6; Improve your skating technique with numerous exercises to enahnce skating skills for overall skating quality, edge control, and flow over the ice surface.
Bundle Package Offering - Saturday PFS-FS6/Dance Bundle: Sign for all three - 1. PFS-FS3 Elements OR FS4-6 Elements; 2. Beginner/Preliminary Dance; AND 3. PFS-FS6 Transition Program for discounted price of $368 (15% discount)
Information Sessions for 2019 Ice Show and 2019 Snowflake Skate: Join us in the warm room of FIC on Thursday 1/10/19 at 4:50pm and Saturday 1/12/19 at 8:50pm to find out about these two great events that all LTS skaters can participate in now and how to sign up!
Parent Education Session: Skaters in PFS-FS6 levels thinking about next options, testing, and transition to club membership - join us for an informational session to learn more about transitioning to club membership and when is the right time to do so, what perks come with membership, and so much more! Date and Time to be determined (tentative February 2019).
Please note the following REGARDING OUR ltS PROGRAM:
We are not able to pRO-rATe our badge classes. students taking high level specialty class (double jumps class, SKATING SKILLS, dance, etc.) MAY PAY PER CLASS WITH PERMISSION FROM THE SKATING COORDINATOR.
registrations must be received and paid in full prior to the first skating day of SESSION.
there will be a $10 LATE FEE PER SKATER for registrations not received by the deadline. please pre-register!
THERE IS NO OPEN PRACTICE ICE AVAILABLE DURING THURSDAY AND SATURDAY LTS. ALL SKATERS UTILIZING ICE DURING LTS DAYS MUST BE PARTICIPATING IN A CLASS. PRIVATE LESSONS MAY BE SCHEDULED DURING A SKATER’S CLASS PRACTICE TIME.
The North Atlantic Figure Skating Club's Learn to Skate USA Program is professionally designed to:
Provide a fun and safe skating experience for all levels of skaters, from beginners to advanced skaters.
Teach correct technique of basic skating elements.
Give participants the skills necessary to either skate for fun or move competently into the U.S. Figure Skating advanced test and/or competitive structure.
Promote health and physical fitness.
Group skating lessons are offered during five sessions from September through June on Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings. All classes are taught at Family Ice Center in Falmouth, Maine and are taught by professional instructors/coaches certified by U.S. Figure Skating with assistance from NAFSC Jr. Coaches. Skaters are divided into groups by age and ability. Skaters will be tested as they progress through the program.
Each LTS registration with the NAFSC Learn to Skate USA includes the $12 membership fee for the Learn to Skate USA Basic Skills Membership.
If you have comments or questions regarding the NAFSC Learn to Skate USA program, please contact us using the form below.
Learn to Skate USA Program:
As of June 1, 2016, U.S. Figure Skating has rebranded their Basic Skills program and it is now Learn to Skate USA. You can learn more about the changes at www.learntoskateusa.com. Designed by U.S. Figure Skating, the Learn To Skate USA Program is a top-quality ice skating program that serves the needs of both the recreational and competitive skater. The curriculum is designed to keep skaters enthusiastic about learning from the time they begin lessons until the time they reach their goals. The entire program has special classes for all facets of skating including free skate, pairs, synchronized skating, Artistry in Motion, hockey skills, and so much more. Whether the goal is to achieve Olympic fame or simply enjoy the recreational benefits of skating, the Learn to Skate USA Program is the perfect place to start!
Registered Learn to Skate USA skaters will receive:
An official Learn to Skate USA membership card
A brightly colored record book with stickers to track progress
Sport accident insurance
General information about ice skating
Learn to Skate USA The Magazine
Access to the Kids page and resources on the Learn to Skate USA website
Find out more about your role as a Learn to Skate USA Parent at the website!