Learn to Skate Group Classes

US Figure Skating Basic Skills Program

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USFS Basic Skills ProgramKendall Ice Arena is the only ice arena in Miami/Dade County. Our Skating Academy is taught by experts and we utilize the US Figure Skating Basic Skills Program. The Basic Skills program will help you learn all the fundamentals of figure skating — it's simply the best way to take to the ice. The Basic Skills program is designed by U.S. Figure Skating to be the best beginning ice skating program that is fun, challenging and rewarding.

The curriculum is designed to keep skaters enthusiastic about learning from the time they begin lessons until the time they reach their goals. Whether your goal is to achieve Olympic fame or simply enjoy the recreational benefits of skating, Basic Skills is for you! The entire Basic Skills program has special classes for many facets of skating including free skate, pairs, synchronized skating, choreography (Artistry in Motion) and hockey.

For information on Skate Academy Programs please call the Skating Academy Office at 305-386-8288. You may also emai Skating Program Director Kent Johnson. Students may enroll anytime during opening hours!

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 Basic Skills Class Benefits & Schedule

 You can start at any time!

Our Classes are scheduled all year and include:
  • Eight 30 min. Group Classes for $110*
  •  Eight free practices on Public Sessions following class
  • "Cool" Skate School Fun!
  • Testing
  • Special Events (Members may compete in the USFS Basic Skills Series)
  • *Plus $15 Annual USFS Basic Skills Registration Fee
  • Skate Rental is $3.00

*Skaters may require more than one semester to complete a class level.

* Please note that your Skate School Punch Card is like "Money"! It cannot be replaced if you lose it. If you forget your card you may still take a class by purchasing an additional "walk-on" class. The Walk-on Class is $20 and includes rental skates.

* Wednesday evening classes do not have a public session but include a Stroking & Conditioning Class


2014 USFS South Florida Basic Skills Series

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Day Time Classes
Wednesday 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Tots, Basic 1 & 2, and 3/4
6:15pm to 6:45pm*
Basic 5/6, Moves and Jump and Spin (7/8)
6:45pm to 7:15pm*
Stroking (Basic 5/6 to Jump and Spin levels)
6:00pm to 6:30pm
Tots, Basic 1 to Basic 4 and Adults
9:00am to 9:30am
Basic 3/4, Basic 5/6, Jump and Spin (Basic 7/8)
9:30am to 10:00am
Tots, Basic 1 & 2, Artistry Class
12:15pm to 12:45pm
Tots, Basic 1 to Basic 4 and Adults
12:15pm to 12:45pm
Tots, Basic 1 to Basic 4 and Adu
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Summer Camp

Learn to Skate Summer Camp 2014

Kendall Ice Arena is offerng a great Summer Camp for Beginner Skaters (Basic Skills Levels 1-8). Skaters may be dropped off mornings at 7:30am and picked up at 4:00pm. The camp includes spervised activites led by our expert staff of instructors and assistants.

Download the information here!

Download the USFS Basic Skills Curiculum  

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