10 minutes Preparation – pick up skates from Skate Rental Counter, size and lace, put on clothing, including mittens, coats, and head protection for class.
15 minute Off-ice lesson – History of Skating, Differences between Hockey and Figure Skating Equipment, Packing Your Skate Bag, Off-ice Skill Lesson – Safely fall and recover, March in place, March forward
25 minute On-ice Skill Lesson – Get on and off the ice safely, Safely fall and recover, March in place, March forward, Shave to a stop, Two foot hop in place, Rocking Horse.
Practice ice is NOT included. For public skate times, please check out Sports Plus Ice Schedule
Fee: $8 per person, same age siblings are welcome, fees to be collected by Troop Leader and paid cash/check no later than 7 days prior to lesson date.
When: Contact the Director@SkateCincinnati.org to reserve your Troop date on the ice with us.
Where: Sports Plus in Evendale – 10765 Reading Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45241 ph: 513.769.1010
That’s Not All: Each participate will receive a completion certificate and an invitation to another FREE Lesson to give to a friend or sibling.
Skate Rental Included: Please provide a list of names and skate sizes. We will have the skates ready for your arrival.
What Should Girl Scouts Wear to the Lesson?: Wear lots of layers – a shirt, sweatshirt, jacket, mittens or gloves are a must, headband or hat, ski pants, and an All Sport Helmet is strongly recommended for beginners (purchased at Discount Department Stores).
Can the Parents Join the Class?: Let us know how many Adults would like to join the lesson and we will treat them to their own Adult class allowing the Scouts to engage with their Instructor and each other and the Adults to have a fun lesson too! $8 per Adult
To Register a Troop Please read How To Get Started Look at the calendar and choose several preferred dates, then write Director@SkateCincinnati.org or call 513.512.3361.
To Register a Girl Scout click on the Troop # on the calendar and complete the online registration. Start here
Be Prepared! Read Topics for Discussion and watch this video on skate lacing