*Please look below to register for our Spring 2019 classes!
Highland Learn to Skate is proudly directed by the St. Paul Figure Skating Club. Classes are offered for all ages and abilities including: beginning level figure skaters, hockey players, pre-school age skaters, basic skill skaters and speed skaters! Each 8 week session of classes includes one 30 minutes lesson and a 30 minute practice each week.
School Year Classes are offered at:
Charles M. Schulz-Highland Arena
800 Snelling Avenue South
Saint Paul, MN
Fall 2018: October 22nd-December 10th, 2018
Winter 2019: January 7th- February 25th, 2019
Spring 2019: March 4th- April 22nd, 2019
The Snowplow Sam levels are designed to help the preschool-age skater & skaters 6 and younger develop preliminary coordination and strength to maneuver on the ice. Skaters may be as young as 3 years old to begin Snowplow Sam classes, though they must be excited to skate, be potty-trained and are okay being away from mom and dad during their lesson.
A. Sit and stand up with skates on, off Ice & on Ice
B. March in place, forward, then glide on two feet
C. Dip in place & while moving
D. March followed by a long glide
E. Backward wiggles
F. Forward two-foot swizzles
G. Two-foot hop in place
H. Forward skating
I. Forward one-foot glide
J. Forward swizzles & Backward swizzles
K. Forward snowplow stop with skid
Fundamentals of the sport! These 6 levels of the program introduce the fundamental moves: forward skating, backward skating, stops, edges, crossovers, turns and Mohawks. Upon completion of the Basic 1-6 levels, skaters will have a basic knowledge of the sport, enabling them to advance to more specialized areas of skating. Classes will be 30 minutes with a 30 min practice time.
Classes are for ages 7- 13 years old. Skaters who have never skated before or who have never taken a skating lesson before within this age bracket should sign up for Basic 1.
These levels are the beginning levels to figure skating. Learn advance skating skills, spins, jumps and spirals. Skaters will work with their class coach to to design a curriculum for their class that works for each individual skater!
Classes for skaters ages 14 yrs old and up! For the absolute beginner and skaters who know a few tricks! These classes are available on Saturday mornings at the Pleasant Arena Learn to Skate. Check out http://stpaulfsc.org/learn-to-skate
Learn the fundamentals of Mini-Mites, Mites, and Squirts! Classes will work on enhancing power, speed, agility and good skating skills so skaters are successful in game situations. This class will also focus on learning proper skating technique, maintaining corrections and some time in class will be spent on stick handling. Please sign up for the level you've previously skated at, except for the Mini-Mites and Mite 1 level.
There are multiple classes being offered at each half-hour segment to accommodate family schedules and the needs of the skaters! Please sign up for when your class time is offered and when it is convenient for you!
|Monday||5:30-6:00pm||Hockey 1st & 2nd year Mites|
|Monday||6:00-6:30pm||Hockey Mini-Mites Class|
|Monday||6:40-7:10pm||Hockey 1st & 2nd Year Mite & Squirts, *NEW Beginner Hockey|
|Monday||5:30-6:00pm||Basic 1, Basic 2, Basic 3|
|Monday||6:00-6:30pm||Basic 1, Basic 2, Basic 3|
|Monday||6:40-7:10pm||Basic 1, Basic 2 & 3, Basic 4|
|Monday||7:10-7:40pm||Basic 1, Basic 2, Basic 3, Basic 4, Basic 5, & Basic 6
Pre-Freeskate (formerly Basic 7 & 8)
|Monday||5:30-6:00pm||Snowplow Sam 1, 2, 3 & 4|
|Monday||6:00-6:30pm||Snowplow Sam 1, 2, 3 & 4|
|Monday||6:40-7:10pm||Snowplow Sam 1, 2, 3 & 4|
|Monday||7:10-7:40pm||Snowplow Sam 1, 2, 3 & 4|
A limited number of scholarship are available for eligible skaters. If accepted into the program, skaters will receive free group lessons and rental skates for one 8 week session and their own helmet to keep.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY:
ONLY fill out the inquiry form if you are applying to the scholarship program~NOT if you are trying to register for regular classes.
ONLY fill out the link if you meet the PRE-REQUISITES for a Scholarship. Those are:
*MUST live in Ramsey County
*Skater must currently be in the reduced or free school lunch program at their school.
*Only applications accepted within these time frames will be considered:
For a Winter 2019 Scholarship: must apply between Nov 1-Dec 31, 2018
For a Spring 2019 Scholarship: must apply between Jan 14-Feb 22, 2019
*The scholarship application form is under construction. Please contact Director Melissa if you are interested in the scholarship program at firstname.lastname@example.org
*Register for SPRING 2019 Classes Below!
Register for Learn to Skate USA
$17.25 (Annual Fee)
Learn to Skate USA is a collaboration between US Figure Skating and USA Hockey. Registration is just once per year and you first must register here before registering for classes at St. Paul FSC to meet insurance mandates. Once you register your membership will last through the end of May 2019. IF YOU REGISTERED WITH LEARN TO SKATE USA LAST YEAR, THEN THIS YEAR PLEASE "RENEW" YOUR MEMBERSHIP!
Register for classes with St. Paul Figure Skating Club!!
Spring 2019 session: $119 for 8 weeks
You will create an account on our registration system to register for classes. If you have more than one child, you will need to create a SEPARATE account with a unique login for each child (you can use the same email address but the password must be different) you are registering. If you receive a receipt for each individual child, then you signed up correctly.
*Class Fees are non-refundable and are due at time of registration. Registration is on a first come, first served basis.
*The Fall 2018 classes are immediately below and then keep scrolling down to sign up for the Winter 2019 and Spring 2019 classes.
*Sign your skater up for 1, 2, or all 3 sessions for the level they are currently at. If they pass a level, the Director (Melissa) will automatically enroll them in the higher level for the next session.
Make-Up Classes: Please email Director Melissa (email@example.com) for your options to make up missed classes.
Snowplow Sam & Basic Skill skaters
Either a bicycle or hockey helmet
Single blade skates
It's also recommended that skaters wear warm, easy to move in clothing. Snow pants & a winter coat work great!
Each participant will be assigned a 30 min time to practice either before or after their class
Helmets should be worn in the practice area
No hockey sticks in the practice area
Anyone on the ice must be wearing skates-no shoes on the ice!
No friends or parents in the practice end
Please sit in the stands behind the plexiglass during classes
Pros are available for private lessons. Please contact Melissa, and she will help you find a coach that best meets your needs!
Highland Learn to Skate Director
For general information and all questions please contact:
Highland Learn to Skate Director