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Fall 2019 Learn to Skate

When:
Saturday, September 21, 2019 to Saturday, October 26, 2019
Where:
McFarland Community Ice Arena
swfsc.org
4812 Marsh Road
McFarland, WI  53558

704-574-1221
Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Katelyn Marie Llamas
7045741221 (p)
Category:
Southern Wisconsin LTS
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Or At Event
All participants must be members of our parent program Learn to Skate USA. Visit learntoskateusa.com to sign up or email SouthernWisconsinSkatingSchool@gmail.com with any questions.
Price includes skate rental and parents may join their skater(s) on practice ice for FREE! Please sign our waiver at the registration able prior to entering the ice.
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Southern Wisconsin Skating School
Pre-Fall Bridge Program @ 6:30PM
Trial Class
Off-Ice Warm-Up Class
Snowplow Sam 1
Snowplow Sam 2
Snowplow Sam 3
Snowplow Sam 4
Basic 1
Basic 2
Basic 3
Hockey 2
Hockey 3
On Ice Warm Up
Basic 4
Hockey 4
Basic 5
Basic 6
Adult Beginner Class
Adult Intermediate Class
Adult Advanced Class
Pre-Freeskate
Freestyle 1
Freestyle 2
Freestyle 3
Freestyle 4
Freestyle 5
Freestyle 6
Fall Bridge Program @ 5:15PM
Fall Bridge Program @ 6:30PM
Classes will be limited.  Register early to ensure placement into a class. Once registered, there  are NO REFUNDS unless the class is cancelled! YOU MAY PAY ONLINE OR BY CHECK THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS. Any payments left outstanding after the first day may be subject to an additional late fee.

Hockey skaters must pass basic 3 techniques, prior to getting into Hockey 3 or 4.  If you are in doubt, we can evaluate the first day of classes and place the hockey payer in the correct class.

Sibling and Family Discounts:
Sibling Discount: 2nd family member CODE is AU816 = $5.00 discount.
3rd family member = CODE is AU8163 = $10.00 discount
4th or more family member = CODE is AU8164 = $50.00 discount

PARENTS CAN SKATE FOR FREE WITH THEIR CHILD DURING PRACTICE TIME. PARENTS MUST BE IN SKATES AND MUST SIGN THE WAIVER.  
NO SHOES ALLOWED.
Other persons, sibling or friend may skate on the "practice ice" section after payment of  a $5.00 fee each time.  Parents or caretakers of non-enrolled skaters under the age of 18  must  sign the waiver prior to getting onto the ice.Skates are available for non-enrolled skaters at a fee of $3.00/pair.  Pay cash at the registration desk. 

What to Wear
We recommend warm clothing that allows freedom of movement, and gloves or mittens. We also require that Snowplow Sam and Hockey skaters (ages 3-6) wear helmets (bike or hockey) . For all classes, please allow at least 15 minutes to put on your child's skates.
A basic  quality skate is highly recommended!   We provide the rink "rental skates" free of charge for the lessons.  Basic 4 and above are recommended to have their own skates.  The SWFSC has a supply of high quality used skates at a minimal cost.  Please check with Mrs. Sue Cook  sue_cook@charter.net  to set a time to check fit and quality.  Alternatively, you may either purchase or rent from Crossovers Pro shop at Steve's in Sun Prairie, Madison Ice Arena, Verona Ice Arena or Waunakee Ice Arena. 
 
Benefits of Southern Wisconsin Skating School SWSS

*
SWSS is a member of USFS Accredited Learn to Skate Program which is universally endorsed by USA Hockey and US Speed Skating.  Protocols for class procedure advancement through levels of increasing difficulty and techniques are in accordance with the parent organization US Figure Skating (USFS).  
*USFS lifetime membership card - retain in a safe place
* USFS Welcome Packet  with your own book describing the class structure
* Stickers to  chart your progress in your book and other pertinent information.  
* Specific Class Level Badges upon completion of each level
*Participation in fun "shows".  
*Bridge Program members may purchase any of the exclusive SWFSC apparel.  
 
DOES YOUR SKATER NEED TO BRUSH UP ON A PARTICULAR TECHNIQUE?
PRIVATE INSTRUCTION IS AVAILABLE USING THE PRACTICE ICE TIME.  THE LIST AND CONTACT INFORMATION IS ON THE REGISTRATION TABLE.  OR SPEAK WITH ALICE TO SUGGEST A TEACHER FOR YOUR CHILD.  YOU MAY CONTACT ANY ONE OF OUR SENIOR OR JUNIOR INSTRUCTORS OF YOUR CHOICE  TO SET UP A TIME FOR A 15 OR 30 MINUTE PRIVATE OR SEMI PRIVATE LESSON DURING THE PRACTICE ICE  $5.00/15 minutes paid directly to the instructor.  THIS IS A GREAT WAY TO ENHANCE SKATING TECHNIQUES AT MINIMAL COST TO YOU .

Skaters may also have private lessons on any SWFSC free style sessions.   For a list of available ice time, please check out the club web site:  www.swfsc.org. go to the tab on the left hand side of home page and click onto contract ice.    A list of instructors and their availability is on the Coach's page.